Recognizing the Contributions of Colombia’s Indigenous Women


Indigenous women play a vital role in preserving and passing down traditional knowledge, cultural practices, and ancestral wisdom.

Their contributions are essential in maintaining Colombia's diverse Indigenous heritage and ensuring future generations continue to connect with their roots. Learn more about the contributions of Indigenous women in these stories from USAID/Colombia:

In the first story, we witness the impact of USAID/Colombia's work to enable Indigenous communities to engage in conservation efforts. By fostering sustainable natural resource management, these initiatives empower marginalized groups, including Indigenous women, to safeguard their cultural heritage while addressing the challenges posed by climate change.

The intergenerational knowledge exchange highlighted in the second story underscores the pivotal role of Indigenous women as bearers of ancestral wisdom. Through inclusive programs, USAID/Colombia helps ensure these women are at the forefront of preserving their cultural identity and values, enriching their communities, and paving the way for a more equitable and sustainable future.