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: abandonment, slavery, drugs, hunger, abuse, prostitution and event death.
Gedeones en Accion 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 also given a series of responsibilities and are gradually given tasks to undertake in the Centre such as caring for and feeding the animals, childcare tasks and laundry responsibilities.
Unfortunately the centre does not receive any other financial help apart from what CAG gives to the centre. CAG does not keep any of the money apart from essential admin work to this website.
CAG’s love will conquer all by providing the right and necessary resources for this great family to grow and blossom and provide all its members with a bright future leaving behind their chaotic neglect.
THE VOLUNTEERS BEHIND CAG
Chair and Founder
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."
Co-Vice Chair and 1st volunteer
Co-Vice Chair of CAG
Janet has a special interest in quality assurance in charities and in higher education as well as community engagement to increase social inclusion and help to reduce poverty.
''I am especially interested in the integration of immigrant communities in the UK and early intervention to avoid crisis in families with young children''.