CAG is formed by a group of volunteers who work in London and work part time fundraising to support children in Pereira.
Some are originally from Pereira and know the hand to mouth situations that these children face.
Fundación Gedeones en Acción is the Spanish name to the Centre on the outskirts of Pereira were more than 70 children live.
Link to their website: fundacionjesucristoygedeones.org
They are provided with food, a friendly and protective home, the feeling of belonging to a family and a formal education. The centre in run by Rubiela Isaza that takes care of the children, from toddlers to adolescents.
They are taught the values of tolerance, equality, respect and honesty. They are given gradually a series of responsibilities in the centre as well as vocational jobs training.
THE VOLUNTEERS BEHIND CAG
Some of his duties are to support the CAG team in order to develop and put into practice activities and programs that will result in improvement of the kids and teenagers' wellbeing.
"Ever since I joined CAG I have met so many big-hearted people who help kids in need without expecting anything in return. CAG gave me the opportunity to spend 3 wonderful weeks in the orphanage. This experience changed my life completely."
In 2014, Ariel originally from Chile, participated in a event for CAG and after a short period of time he became a key volunteer and now he is the Vicepresident
'I always have been very critic with injustice. CAG gave me the opportunity to do something small so I could change the injustice that these kids face in and made me think that a better world is possible'
Marta is one of the founders of CAG. She started to work in 2012 raising awareness about the difficulties in the Colombian childhood. Marta works tirelessly to fight for the rights of the kids in Colombia and Latinoamerica.
''What I like the most about CAG is that it has given me the opportunity to live new adventures when trying to raise funds and, and at the same time, to meet a group of people with a giant heart''.