Education in Colombia is recognized by the state as covering primary and secondary education through grade 11, at which point, successful completion enables a student to seek admission to post-secondary education whether through continued academic or technical study.

International Needs Colombia operates La Rosa de Saron (the Rose of Sharon) School in in the slum area of Barranquilla. The child you are interested in sponsoring attends La Rosa de Saron and lives nearby.

The goal of the International Needs Child Assistance Program in Colombia is to develop healthy, skilled, and capable future leaders in Colombia. This over-arching goal of the Child Assistance Program is achieved through four individualized objectives:

• Spiritual and values formation
• Educational development
• Health and physical development
• Leadership and social development

To learn more about La Rosa de Saron, please view this video: