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Phone: 281.994.7844
1400 Broadfield Blvd
Suite 200

Houston
Texas 77084
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Target demographics: Individuals and families in the poorest communities of The Americas.

Direct beneficiaries per year: over 11,000 people through our programs.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Provide support with translations (english/spanish), host a home show, be an ambassador, sort donations, line up events were we can share our work, volunteer to help at special events, administrative/office support (in the Houston area), etc. Contact us!

Geographic areas served: Latin America & the Caribbean with special emphasis in Colombia

Programs: Conviventia works through its members and partners in five programmatic areas, which interconnect to bring about the desired empowerment and change. These are Education, Protection, Basic Needs, Income Generation & Community Development. Likewise, it offers services to non-profits in the Americas toward strengthening their capacity to achieve improved results.

Mission:
Empower individuals and families in the poorest communities of The Americas, toward their sustainable transformation.

CONVIVENTIA embraces its mission with compassion and excellence, in obedience to the Divine mandate of Loving one another and the desire to be an example of the Word of God put into action. We work with our members and through partners in the region, from a people centered approach, empowering those living in poverty and the organizations that work amongst them, taking actions to respect, protect and fulfill human rights, while directing individuals toward taking responsibility for their own development.
Results:
Conviventia through its members organizations, provides formal education services to over 3500 children living in vulnerable communities through our community schools located in Cartagena, Barranquilla, Bogota and Soacha in Colombia.
900 children from public schools participate in after school academic reinforcement programs.
60 girls who have been victims of abuse and neglect, receive protection at the Protection Home for girls, located in Tenjo, Colombia.
25 families transformed their shacks into proper and safer houses in 2012, with support of our member CDA.
Over 1000 micro-businesses are flourishing thanks to financial services provided through our member MFI, Forjar.
1000+ youth and adults learnt vocational skills, improving their livelihoods at the PTI Vocational Training Centers.
Over 400 people in need, were successfully placed at formal jobs in 2012, through the Job and Business center.
2000 families, linked to Schools for parents.
Our knowledge and experience is being shared with organizations such as Second Mile Mission Center and Generation One in 2012, through our Capacity Building services to non-profit organizations, which include training in each of our fields of action, organizational capacity assessment, planning for improvement, monitoring and evaluation and more!

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I have had the blessing to help them in many fundraising events, and to visit their projects in Colombia. they are an organization that truly work to make a lasting change in the communities they work in... more »
09/09/14
This is my third year as a volunteer at Conviventia, and I haven't ceased to be amazed by the wonderful work they do. God has blessed me greatly by giving me the opportunity to be a part of what they are doing... more »
06/09/13
I had experience with Conviventia as a board member at Genenration One. The group came in and helped us through a two day visioning session. Was sttod out to me id the passion the folks had to make other non-profits as successful as they are. the team was knowledagble and lovin and desird to share ... more »
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