There are 5.7 million child laborers in Latin America, mostly working to support their families…but Barefoot Foundation offers income generating programs for parents so they don’t have to send their kids to work.


How You Can Help

Take this opportunity to transform a child’s life. Today will determine if a little boy or girl will become a productive member of society or a victim of violence. The work of the Barefoot Foundation wouldn’t exist without our many supporters who donate, have their companies sponsor our programs, sponsor a child or simply tell others about this important work.  Add your voice to Shakira’s in the fight for universal education and a better life for these children. 

Sponsor a Child

Please consider becoming a sponsor today. You can change two lives: your own and the life of a child affected by poverty and violence.

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Buy Barefoot merchandise and show the world your commitment to achieving universal education for all.

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Come experience the work of the Barefoot Foundation for yourself! We welcome all passionate, enthusiastic volunteers. Every person can we volunteer in Colombia.

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Support one of our programs with a donation of money or much needed supplies. Your securely transmitted donation will help us build a brighter future for others.

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