Amid Colombia's beauty and vibrant culture, lies a harsh reality - ultra-poverty. Ultra-poverty households tend to be headed by women. Often socially excluded, they lack opportunities to build better lives for themselves. Without extra support and training in life-skills, these families remain trapped in the cycle of poverty.
But that's where your support and Agape's Pathway to Opportunity Graduation Program comes in. The 18-month program, provides women with:
Yovanis’ is a single mother who is determined to provide a better life for her children despite the numerous challenges she has faced. She cares for her three children, including a son with special needs, in a remote Cartagena community on a hilltop.
One day while climbing a rugged trail, she encountered an Agape Outreach team – a pivotal moment that would change the course of her life. Through Agape’s Pathway to Opportunity Graduation Program, she is receiving the financial support and training needed to build a better life for her family.
Yovanis is on her way to running a sustainable business, and dreams of opening a store, “The Rooftop Lagoon”. She also has plans to ensure her son receives the necessary medical care, including an operation.
Her story is a testament to the power of hope and opportunity made possible through your generous support.
You can help more woman like Yovanis, on their journey out of poverty by giving this #GivingTuesday.
"It's been a challenging journey, but I am determined to keep fighting. I will continue to work towards a better future, step by step."Yovanis
Your donation on #GivingTuesday 2024 will help families in Colombia, trapped in poverty, build better lives for themselves.
Should we meet our program goal in Colombia, the remaining restricted donations will be used where most needed.
Thanks to one of our generous partners, all gifts up to $30,000 will be matched. This gives you the opportunity to double your impact when you give to Opportunity International Canada’s Giving Tuesday campaign.
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