Grassroots Support for Venezuelans in Colombia

Over 1,7 million Venezuelans have left their country to live in Colombia.

The Journey of a Venezuelan Refugee

The most desperate Venezuelan refugees cross the border with absolutely nothing, not even $30 that would buy them an 18-hour bus ride to the capital, Bogota. Left with no other option, they walk.

The Journey of a Venezuelan Refugee

The most desperate Venezuelan refugees cross the border with absolutely nothing, not even $30 that would buy them an 18-hour bus ride to the capital, Bogota. Left with no other option, they walk.

Recent Blogs

Our mission

On the Ground International is a non-profit organization providing humanitarian aid.
Our purpose in Colombia is to assist Venezuelan refugees by supporting and advocating for independent and locally-run organizations.

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Señor Douglas Part 1: Shoemaker turned Refugee Hero

Douglas is a funny little man with a slow shuffle...

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Señor Douglas Part 2: Shelter Make-over

My heart was so full after ten days in Pamplona...

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