Testimonies

Comments we have received about our work:

 

“What we like about Agape for Colombia is that you are autonomous and volunteers. To be there for us, is the only agenda….” 
                                                                                         A victim

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“No one can imagine the deep feelings that this new experience has had in my life. It touched my soul. As a member of civil society, to realize that this process can exist in the midst of the armed conflict fills me with hope for our country”
                                                                                A participant
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“Do not let yourself die with bitterness in your heart”
                                                                                          A victim
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“As someone who has not been directly affected by the war, this event has provided me with the opportunity to become acquainted with the reality of the armed conflict in the words and through the feelings of those directly affected. Thank you.”
A participant

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“I understood that through forgiveness and reconciliation a new vision of our country is possible as we are able to leave behind stigma, anger, resentment and indifference in order to build a better and united country”. 
A participant

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“When we manage to get rid of our hurt, we find true happiness”.
A victim

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“In my community rape is hidden, never mentioned. After listening to the testimonies I make a commitment to end the circle of silence at any personal cost”.
A participant
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“Agape’s volunteers have developed their own methodology that transforms the victims into agent of change. Furthermore its program includes refugees that had to leave the country as a consequence of the war”.
NGO participant