Fundación Pies Descalzos

Who are we?

We are a Colombian non-governmental organization created by the artist Shakira in 1997 with the main objective of promoting PUBLIC QUALITY EDUCATION for children in vulnerable situations in Colombia.

Our Mission

We are an organization that believes in an equitable Colombia through PUBLIC QUALITY EDUCATION. We do this by building educational spaces, generating innovative teachings, supporting nutrition, providing psychosocial care and promoting community development, for children in situations of vulnerability.

Our Vision

By 2020 we will reach a leading position in Colombia with our strategy of intervention in PUBLIC QUALITY EDUCATION, contributing to the construction of spaces of peace for more than 21,000 beneficiaries in the Public Educational Institutions of the country and surrounding communities.