Indigenous people in Colombia during COVID-19This article is written by Tatiana Gómez Tibasosa on behalf of Icare Sustainably International. Editing done by Rianne Doller and Carolyne Nyarangi. Translation from Spanish done by Jessika Gutiérrez Montenegro. The article is part of an ongoing series depicting the...
Why should every political scientist (or any human being uncomfortable with reality) ride a bicycle?
The bicycle has the enormous potential to establish points of contact with almost all SDGs: This is not an exaggeration. It contributes to economic independence in contexts of poverty and it breaks spatial gaps in terms of mobility in urban or rural contexts. This while the bike is also a tool for economic income and promotes a culture of healthy habits.
Focus on the power of local initiatives: How teachers continued educations in three rural regions of Colombia
Creativity is an endless resource used by teachers to ensure schooling continues. But, shouldn’t the National Government be the one who provides the resources for the improvement of the educational system in pandemic times? Because the alternatives provided by the educators from the three rural areas we discussed were all done without government involvement, be it by providing educational resources, knowledge or money.