WHERE WE WORK

Cartagena

Every year, we serve 850 teenage mothers and 240 babies at our Cartagena headquarters.

  • The one of the houses are of strata 1 and 2.
  • In 2017, 27% of the population lived in poverty and 4.2% in extreme poverty.
    In 2016, the specific fertility rate in adolescents aged 15 to 19 was 76.1 in Cartagena, while in Colombia it was 49.5.
  • In 2018, there were 163 births of mothers between 10 and 14 years old, and 3,370 of mothers between 15 and 19 years old. In total, there were 3,533 teenage pregnancies in the city.
  • The neighborhoods with the highest incidence of teenage pregnancy are Olaya Herrera, El Pozón, Nelson Mandela, San José de los Campanos, La María, San Fernando, La Esperanza, Boston, Villas de Aranjuez and La Candelaria
  • Cartagena has one of the highest underemployment or informality rates in Colombia.In 2017, it was 55.3% of the total employed.
  • Of the total cases of domestic violence, which in 2017 were 1,440 and in 2018 were 1,360, 70% correspond to maltreatment.
  • In the last 10 years, 93% of victims of domestic violence have been women.
  • In 2017, there were 514 cases of reported sexual crimes. In 2018, the figure amounted to 574. It is estimated that women, mainly under 24, are victims of 85% of cases of sexual crimes in the city.Sources: Cartagena How We Go, Quality of Life Report 2017; World Bank; National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE).

Cartagena

Every year, we serve 850 teenage mothers and 240 babies at our Cartagena headquarters.

  • The one of the houses are of strata 1 and 2.
  • In 2017, 27% of the population lived in poverty and 4.2% in extreme poverty.
    In 2016, the specific fertility rate in adolescents aged 15 to 19 was 76.1 in Cartagena, while in Colombia it was 49.5.
  • In 2018, there were 163 births of mothers between 10 and 14 years old, and 3,370 of mothers between 15 and 19 years old. In total, there were 3,533 teenage pregnancies in the city.
  • The neighborhoods with the highest incidence of teenage pregnancy are Olaya Herrera, El Pozón, Nelson Mandela, San José de los Campanos, La María, San Fernando, La Esperanza, Boston, Villas de Aranjuez and La Candelaria
  • Cartagena has one of the highest underemployment or informality rates in Colombia.In 2017, it was 55.3% of the total employed.
  • Of the total cases of domestic violence, which in 2017 were 1,440 and in 2018 were 1,360, 70% correspond to maltreatment.
  • In the last 10 years, 93% of victims of domestic violence have been women.
  • In 2017, there were 514 cases of reported sexual crimes. In 2018, the figure amounted to 574. It is estimated that women, mainly under 24, are victims of 85% of cases of sexual crimes in the city.Sources: Cartagena How We Go, Quality of Life Report 2017; World Bank; National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE).

 

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