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Phone: 281.994.7844
1400 Broadfield Ste 200
Houston
Texas 77084
USA
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Target demographics: Individuals and families in the poorest communities of The Americas.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Enable Conviventia to send clothes, shoes, school material and other goods with each of our workteams, to children in need. All you need to do is contact us at info@conviventia.org and tell us you want to help sort through and organize donations. For this option, you need to live in the Houston area!Three hours of your time, will help us communicate effectively with our different friends and supporters. By translating one or more of the many stories, reports and other documents from English to Spanish or Spanish to English, you are providing a valuable support! If interested, please send us a note to info@conviventia.org. All you need is an email and a computer! We will send you the files directly and you can volunteer your time, no matter where you are!Helping Conviventia is easy... Just share the word one on one, become our friend and like our facebook page, comment on our news or hold a meeting at your own home or church and share the story of Conviventia with your friends. By doing so, you help us make our cause visible and enable us to advance in our mission of sharing the good news of the gospel in Word and in deed, to many who are still waiting to hear!

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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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 »
06/06/13
Last year I received the extraordinary blessing of being introduced to Missy Christie, Executive Director of CDA-Colombia, and to visit their operations in Bogota and Cartagena. CDA-Columbia‚Äôs heartbeat is that passion for the hurting. That passion is exhibited vividly in their work in schools ... more »
06/03/13
As a board member of GenerationOne in Houston, TX we were introduced to Missy and the CDA organization. Through their giftedness they have provided a frame work and strategy for G1 that is well underway. Their insights and leadership has been the key catalyst to positioning the organization for ... more »
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Enable Conviventia to send clothes, shoes, school material and other goods with each of our workteams, to children in need. All you need to do is contact us at info@conviventia.org and tell us you want to help sort through and organize donations. For this option, you need to live in the Houston area!Three hours of your time, will help us communicate effectively with our different friends and supporters. By translating one or more of the many stories, reports and other documents from English to Spanish or Spanish to English, you are providing a valuable support! If interested, please send us a note to info@conviventia.org. All you need is an email and a computer! We will send you the files directly and you can volunteer your time, no matter where you are!Helping Conviventia is easy... Just share the word one on one, become our friend and like our facebook page, comment on our news or hold a meeting at your own home or church and share the story of Conviventia with your friends. By doing so, you help us make our cause visible and enable us to advance in our mission of sharing the good news of the gospel in Word and in deed, to many who are still waiting to hear! Volunteer

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