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Latin America and the Caribbean urged to continue education investment despite the crisis
Latin America and the Caribbean urged to continue education investment despite the crisis
MEDELLIN, Colombia, 30 March 2009 - The economic crisis should not erode important education gains made in Latin America and the Caribbean said the Deputy-Director General of UNESCO, Marcio Barbosa speaking at the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) held in Medellin, Colombia on 30 March. Read More >
Daycare in Colombia
Daycare in Colombia
October 2006 - Two years ago, Luz Marina Mahecha started a new job at home: she looks after children while their mothers are at work. In Colombia, more than 80,000 community mothers like Luz provide this kind of children’s daycare service. Read More >
Colombia education project reaches children kept out of school by conflict
Colombia education project reaches children kept out of school by conflict
MEDELLIN, Colombia, 20 June 2006 – Every day after school, Johana Agudelo Norena, 11, climbs 300 steps from the road to her house at the top of Las Mirlas shantytown in Medellin. By now she is used to arriving tired and muddy, but the important thing for her is being able to study again. Read More >

 

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