International bear day

21st February is the International Day for the Protection of the World’s Bears. Therefore, the entire educational community of ITAF El Tambo, together with other local educational institutions and the entities that give life to the conservation initiative for the conservation of the Andean bear, “Conservemos la vida”, celebrated this day with a programme full […]

Green nose day 2017

Every year, the Green Nose Day gets bigger, to become an unforgettable experience for the whole family; where children and adults can enjoy and experience circus activities. The resources obtained from this event serve to strengthen the educational offering and early childhood comprehensive care that El Caracolí delivers to the children of Yumbo and other […]

ITAF students know Smurfit Kappa

The grade 11 students of the ITAF (Calima Darién, El Tambo and Cajibío) toured the operation in Yumbo and learned from the expertise of the collaborators of the Forestry Division, the SK Foundation, the Wood Treatment Plant, Pulpapel, Mill 4, Packaging Factory and the Experience Centre. These visits allow students to know the Company that […]

El Caracolí received a visit from the Minister of Finance and the National Director of the ICBF, in recognition of the importance of the programmes dedicated to early childhood

El Caracolí recibió visita del Ministro de Hacienda

On 12th April 12, the El Caracolí Child Development Center was visited by Finance Minister, Mauricio Cárdenas, and the ICBF National Director, Karen Abudinen. This was to,  recognise the importance of early childhood programs in our country, and to see how they can be executed with the resources available to the State to improve comprehensive […]

We “move” for education

Education is one of the pillars of the sustainability management of the SK Group and the Foundation. We have a lot to share on this subject, thanks to the work and learning built up over the years at ITAF schools, the Early Childhood Development Centre , El Caracolí, and the continuous education programme for youth […]

The Alternation: a pedagogical model that forges rural development in El Tambo, Cauca

La Alternancia, un modelo pedagógico que forja desarrollo rural en El Tambo, Cauca

“Company and community promoting sustainable communities” is the name of the publication that brings together, as chronicles, the five winning experiences of the III Latin American Prize for Sustainable Communities, Transformers. It was launched on 20th March within the framework of the X International Forum of RedEAmérica held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The executive […]

ITAF graduates that set an example

Two graduates of ITAF schools recently graduated from Masters’ studies. They are María Divanery Bolaños, who graduated as Master of Agricultural Sciences from the National University of Palmira, and Fernando Cometa, who received the title of Master in Social Innovation from the Icesi University of Cali. María Divanery works in the Forestry Division of Smurfit […]