Best Buddies Colombia (BBC) is an independent non-profit affiliated to Best Buddies International with presence in more than 50 countries, an organization focused on creating inclusive life opportunities for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). We have worked hard and effectively fostered spaces for social inclusion and volunteering, as well as creating job opportunities for our Buddies in different industries. Through our two programs, we transform the community perception of this kind of disability. Through dignified work and friendship, we improve the life quality of our Best Buddies and their families.
Generate inclusive life opportunities for the population with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) through value-added partnerships.
We work to make Indifferent the Difference.
SOCIAL INCLUSION &
Generates spaces for Social and Labor development competences of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Buddies), through successful inclusion processes in alliance with private companies.
Social Inclusion and Volunteering
Promotes friendships between People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Buddies) and people without disabilities (volunteers). This is developed through volunteer groups, in private companies, schools, Colleges.
It is a fundraising strategy that seeks to increase the possibilities of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (Buddies).
Every year we showcase the skills of our Buddies thanks to the support of sponsoring companies, the design of Lucho Correa (LIP) and renowned photographers.
More than 600 Buddies working in more than 80 companies.
Social Inclusion & Volunteering
More than 10 Student and Corporate Volunteer Groups.
More than 320,000 printed copies impacting more than 1’600,000 people.