Participants choose their internship from a list that had been carefully selected and vetted by Uplifting Journeys. The list included organizations of varying sizes that are active in many different issue areas (health, education, nutrition, the environment, community building, social justice, etc.).

In Colombia, participants interned at the following organizations:

Fundación BAMBI

Fundación BAMBI works to lay the foundations for successful early childhood interventions, and works to strengthen and build capacity of families.

Fundación Márguz

Fundación Márguzis a non-profit organization that works for the teaching, diffusion and promotion of the arts with a sense of inclusion of the most needy.


YMCA Colombia

YMCA is recognized in Colombia for its leadership in youth education, health promotion and empowerment, through sustainable, high quality and high impact programs in building peace and social development in the country.