Un Techo: Bogota, Colombia

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Bogota, Colombia

The Altos de la Florida, a slum on the outskirts of Bogota, Colombia, is home to hundreds of families struggling to keep roofs over their heads. Some of the residents are desplazados, people who have been displaced by violent drug cartels and paramilitaries in the rural part of the country. Most of the community is squatting on land owned by the government and builds homes out of any materials available. The organization Un Techo Para Mi Pais recruits volunteers...
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