New Rural Alternative School in Saravena on Colombia-Venezuela Border


The New Rural Alternative School is a scalable platform of job generation for Venezuelan migrants. The migration of Venezuelans to Colombia poses a great challenge for the economic inclusion of 1.2 million people. It is also an opportunity to boost the rural economy in the Colombia-Venezuela border. To face this reality PASO Colombia, a program of One Earth Future, is working with the municipality of Saravena a Rural Alternative School (ERA) to promote agricultural projects, generating jobs, producing food and creating profitable commercial products.

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