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Altius Sapientes

Altius Sapientes

We are focused on supporting people and communities in underprivileged communities in Colombia through sport training. We use Taekwondo as our main sport, but we provide training and recreation and use the sport as a tool for peacebuilding and child and youth development.

The Foundation started in 2016 as a decentralization project in the Uraba (An underprivileged zone in Colombia). We started to work with kids and youth victims of armed conflict and with the talent for high-performance sport in Taekwondo and other disciplines.
Currently, we have a house in the Uraba region where are living 6 of the best representatives of Taekwondo. Two of them belong to the Taekwondo National Federation. They have classified to the last World Championships but they couldn't travel for lack of resources. In the past, we reached 700 participants, but we close that program for lack of support from the government. We are trying to find partners and building capacity to strengthen our project and help those people in Colombia. 
You can contact us in Spanish to: fundacionaltiussapientes@hotmail.com, or in English to mauroh06@gmail.com

About organisation

Organisation type

Non-profit organisation/charity/NGO/INGO

Location

Medellin, Colombia
050001 Medellin ANT
Colombia

Phone

+57 320 777 2129

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