Tdh begins its Colombian operations by working with poor communities in Barranquilla.
Tdh's local staff create an organisation, the Fundación Infancia Feliz (FIF). Tdh supports this organisation, which seeks to educate children from underprivileged social classes, until 2003.
A series of projects are launched for displaced people in Cartagena's shantytowns. These projects aim to prevent malnutrition in children between 0 and 6 and run psychological and social activities for children between 6 and 14 in three neighbourhoods. Later on, these projects are taken over and continued by local organisations.
Tdh moves closer to conflict zones to help displaced persons suffering from armed violence.
Terre des hommes launches a project in restorative juvenile justice in Bogota.
Launch of the project “Restaura-te” which aims to provide a space for discussion for 400 young people deprived of their liberty in two detention centres in Bogota.
Launch of the project “Esto es otra Vuelta” to support the reinsertion of young people deprived of their liberty once their sentence has been served.
Launch of an emergency aid intervention for vulnerable populations from Venezuela in the Norte de Santander department.
Launch of a project benefitting children and communities that are victims of the internal armed conflict in the Antioquia Department with UNHCR support.
Intervention in partnership with UNHCR to foster the safe return to school after prolonged school closure due to the COVIFD-19 pandemic.
Launch of a multi-departmental project to support families, communities, schools, and institutions in Northern Colombia to ensure the protection, education and health of children and adolescent affected by conflict and poverty.
Intervention supported by Swiss Solidarity starts with the aim supporting schools in filling the learning gaps caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Expansion of our engagement to new localities in Carmen del Darién and Murindó.