Sustainable Peace through Collaboration

PASO Colombia mobilizes the local intelligence and resources of remote rural communities, and connects it to national and international institutional knowledge, capital, and markets.

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Our Achievements

Jobs Generated
USD $11.5M
Value of Current CCPs
of the participants perceive that the social fabric of their communities has been strengthened.

What We Do

Rural Alternative Schools (ERA)

Rural Alternative Schools (ERAs) are productive and educational collaboration platforms where private, public and community resources are used to promote sustainable rural development.

Voices from the Territory

A project that empowers the voice of cultural and communication collectives building peace in 40 of the municipalities most affected by violence and poverty in Colombia.

Guaviare Peace Network

A networking model, built by Campesino communities, the University of Notre Dame and PASO Colombia, proposes rural economic transformation in areas historically affected by conflict and illicit crops.

Women Seeding Peace - Life After Coca

This series presents stories of transformation, sharing the lives of women who have left illicit crops behind to sow a new future of peace in their communities

The Base of the Mountain

This is a research of the ERA of Miranda, recognizing its impacts and contributions to the construction of peace and sustainable development in the Colombian countryside.

Articles, Research & Analysis

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This report presents the memories of the First Forum "Let's Dialogue Peace from Our Territories - Peace is Ours!".
Characterization and analysis of the peace initiatives of civil society in Colombia (1985-2016).


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