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Colombia Team

Rose Jennings
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E. Antonio Jiménez H.
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Adriana Jiménez M.
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Gina Andrea Muñoz
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CATCH Colombia is an initiative to bring the evidence-based CATCH P.E. and SEL program to elementary schools in the Bogotá metro area during the 2022-23 and 2023-24 school years and beyond.

For 30+ years, CATCH programs have been proven to boost health outcomes for youth, promoting active lifestyles, healthy eating, tobacco avoidance, and Social & Emotional Learning.

Currently, in Colombia, CATCH is providing free training and curriculum resources to elementary schools with demonstrated health needs and a willingness to participate. To date, we have worked with 11 schools, training more than 60 teachers, with plans to expand to an additional 20 schools in Bogotá in 2022.

If you are a school in Colombia who would like to learn more about how you can receive the CATCH program at your school, please contact Gina Andrea Muñoz at [email protected].

If you are interested in learning more about how you can support this program, please contact Sarah Andrews at [email protected].



Thank You Sponsors!

The CATCH Colombia program is currently offered for free to elementary schools in the Bogotá area thanks to our generous sponsor PanAm19 Investments and our partners at Larkin Hospital System!

CATCH Global Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization based in the United States (Tax ID 46-5369024), which is overseen by our Board of Directors. You may view our financial statements on our financials page.

Problem
0 PercentBogotá children ages 6 to 12 who do not get an adequate amount of physical activity
0 PercentBogotá children ages 6 to 12 who are considered to be overweight
0 PercentBogotá schools that lack a dedicated P.E. teacher (estimate)
Solution
  • CATCH Global Foundation is the leading provider of evidence-based child health programs in the U.S., reaching 3 million youth annually in 15,000 schools.
  • CATCH has been named the most cost-effective school health program and has also been found to prevent childhood obesity by up to 11% in some schools.
  • Behavior changes resulting from CATCH programs have been shown to persist in children for years post-implementation.
  • Studies show that CATCH P.E. leads to improved academic performance among youth and that physical activity improves mental health outcomes.

CATCH’s Proven Formula for Effective Health & Physical Education


Phase 1 Training Outcomes

Results from Participant Surveys

  • 100% successfully completed the day-long CATCH P.E. training
  • 100% found training to be effective and applicable to their work
  • 100% understood the basic CATCH P.E. concepts
  • 85% felt able to teach CATCH P.E. to others
 

I will plan more physical activities for my students from now on!

CATCH Colombia Trainee
This [program] helps concentration, attention span, and joy.

CATCH Colombia Trainee
I have learned students learn better through movement.

CATCH Colombia Trainee
I feel so good and learned a lot. [The training] enriched my practice and made me feel happy.

CATCH Colombia Trainee
CATCH Colombia Team

Colombia Team

Rose Jennings


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E. Antonio Jiménez H.


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Adriana Jiménez M.


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Gina Andrea Muñoz


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Donate by Check

Please make checks out to CATCH Global Foundation and mail to:

CATCH Global Foundation
PO Box 28282
Austin, TX 78755

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