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Colombian Youth Save Their Traditions, Find Opportunities

February 22, 2013

Over 5,500 young people in Colombia have more access to opportunities thanks to youth projects coordinated by the Restrepo Barco Foundation, and with support from the World Bank, as part of its engagement with Colombia to improve opportunities for youth. In this rural village in the department of Sucre, where the roads are unpaved and opportunities scarce, youth save their traditions by participating in dance activities and learn about leadership and youth rights. The goal is for them to learn how they can help their community and find opportunities for their future. Listen to these young people as they explain how the project helped them to be more confident and find their vocation.