Participatory planning for sustainable development
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Corporate social responsibility

We support companies in their efforts of social responsibility

In our effort to contribute to sustainable development alternatives in rural areas, Corporaci贸n Aldea Global advises and supports companies interested in developing their CSR portfolio. Activities under way include, among others, support to companies which aim at improving their environmental culture and values and those of their clients.

One of these cases is Bancolombia for whom Aldea Global developed environmental campaigns with activities like planting and adopting trees in Manizales, Pereira and Dosquebradas.

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Soil management and tree planting

These activities support poor rural communities where, following their suggestions and direction, by stabilizing fragile soils, planting forest and ornamental trees and shrubs, and by protecting springs.

These activities create income opportunities in poor rural communities, employing local workforce and buying local materials.

Apoyamos a las empresas en sus labores responsables

Como operador de actividades de tipo ambiental la Corporaci贸n Aldea Global ha venido apoyando la realizaci贸n de actividades responsables que buscan apoyar la cultura ambiental y la transformaci贸n de los valores ambientales en las organizaciones y sus p煤blicos m谩s relevantes.

Con el apoyo de entidades como Bancolombia que en su pol铆tica de Responsabilidad Social Empresarial durante los a帽os 2012 y 2013 ha desarrollado actividades con sus empleados en los municipios de Manizales, Pereira y Dosquebradas, con quienes se han generado espacios de cultura ambiental a partir de la聽 siembra y adopci贸n de 谩rboles.

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Manejo de suelos y siembra de 谩rboles

Estas actividades cuentan con el apoyo de comunidades de base donde, en consideraci贸n de la misma comunidad se implementan sistemas de tipo ornamental, acciones para la estabilidad de suelos, fortalecimiento de bosques ya establecidos y/o actividades para la protecci贸n de nacimientos de agua.

Estas actividades apoyadas por Gestiones Responsables, permiten adem谩s generar empleos en comunidades rurales con niveles econ贸micos bajos por medio de apoyo y聽 mano de obra con personas de la misma zona y comprando el material e insumos para las obras en viveros de la zona.
  Bol铆var Davivienda Foundation's aid to small-scale women entrepreneurs in rural coffee parcels

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Bol铆var Davivienda Foundation’s aid to small-scale women entrepreneurs in rural coffee parcels

The “Asociaci贸n聽Mujer y Cafe” is an organization run by a big group of 20 women from different districts of the Municipality of Manizales, located in the Andean mountains of Colombia. This women entrepreneurs participate with their work and their land in the whole chain of small-scale coffee production. The complete product line has all the features of an聽export-type coffee production with high quality hand-farmed beans.

The BOLIVAR-DAVIVIENDA Foundation currently supports the “Asociaci贸n聽Mujer y Cafe” through the “Corporaci贸n Aldea Global”. Aldea Global has the know-how to guide and strengthen the “Asociaci贸n聽Mujer y Cafe” production process by helping farmers produce better quality and implement sustainable practices. In this way, we offer education and technical assistance to the farmers so that the can improve their social business method and can establish new commercial links.

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Mother coffee – Coffee harvesting

The organization was founded back in 2008 during the Participatory Council of Coffee Women of the city of Manizales. In 2013, the organization is registered as an Association and since 2015, they have been engaged in the project “Oportunidades Rurales” by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Colombian International Corporation (CCI). The main objective of this project was to acquire the machinery and equipment necessary to create an industrialized coffee process for the Association.

Thanks to the execution of this project, it was possible to purchase the coffee roaster and the sealing machine, as well as design the brand image, deploy a marketing study, register the brand, create bar codes and process all the documentation related to the official creation of the company including the Colombia’s National Food and Drug Surveillance Institute’s registration.

Since then, the聽“Asociaci贸n聽Mujer y Cafe” has launch and commercialize three coffee lines:

鈥 Mother Coffee Export-type聽 聽鈥 Mother Coffee Excelso聽 聽鈥 Mother Coffee Classic


Mother coffee

Mother Coffee Excelso and Classic

With the support of the Bolivar Davivienda Foundation, in addition to strengthening the business partnership, an agreement is being negotiated with the National University of Colombia as a commercial partner that can maintain the business with fixed purchases that allows them to project their company in the short and medium term in the national and international market as support to the improvement of the quality of life of their families and the generation of rural employment.

Mother Coffee family

Mother Coffee family

Corporación Aldea Global

Manizales, Colombia
+57 3176435546
+57 3164828859,
Manizales, Colombia
+57 3176435546
+57 3164828859,
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