About Us


Our Founder

Carolyn Acosta Allen

Is a graduate of Colegio San de Inglaterra; she studied medicine at the Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario specializing in Internal Medicine; with further studies in Tropical Medicine at the London School of Tropical Medicine, in England.

In 2002, feeling the need to contribute towards finding a solution to the poverty in Colombia she established Fundación Cigarra, in the Localidad 19 of Ciudad Bolívar in Bogotá, guided by the conviction that children are the future of the country and that all children have the right to quality care.

We envision a world where every child, regardless of income, has access to quality child care.