Fundación Pies Descalzos

Who are we?

We are a Colombian non-governmental organization created by the artist Shakira in 1997 with the main objective of promoting PUBLIC QUALITY EDUCATION for children in vulnerable situations in Colombia.

Our Vision

To achieve that the next generation of Latin Americans see through public education, a vehicle of change to dream, build and fulfill their life plan.

Our Mission

We are an organization that believes in an equitable Colombia through PUBLIC QUALITY EDUCATION. We do this by building educational spaces, generating innovative teachings, supporting nutrition, providing psychosocial care and promoting community development, for children in situations of vulnerability.