After decades of war, Colombia has an estimated three million displaced people. Over 270,000 of them live in the capital city, Bogota. Proyecto de Vida is an NGO that is serving urban youth in Bogota through a holistic approach that integrates the arts with social therapies. The project has three centers and offers after school programs youth empowerment programs to hundreds of young people.
Charlie spent this summer mentoring and supporting arts facilitators from UK based organisation LIFEbeat in order to consolidate the continued growth of the Creative Community Model in Europe.