Ruhi Arbab Baháʼí School, Colombia

  • P Project/Program

? Activity Status: Unknown

Key Information

Since its inception in the early 1980's, the Ruhi Arbab Baháʼí School has grown to provide high quality K-12 education to children and youth in Puerta Tejada and Jamundi, ensuring that they become active agents in their learning process. Its mission is to build capacity in students to access scientific, technological, artistic, and spiritual knowledge in order to develop in them the qualities and skills of service to manage development initiatives in their community.

The two schools currently serve about 800 students, with some 450 children (60% girls) attending the primary school in Puerta Tejada.

Lead Implementing Organization(s)


Latin America & Caribbean


Government Affiliation



Not applicable or unknown


Not applicable or unknown

Ministry Affiliation



Not applicable or unknown

COVID-19 Response


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas


  • Primary completion
  • Primary enrollment
  • Primary to secondary transition
  • Secondary Enrollment
  • Secondary completion


  • Remote Learning


  • School facilities

Cross-cutting areas

  • COVID-19 Response
  • Food/water security

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Boys in school, Girls in school


Not applicable or unknown

School Enrolment Status

All in school

School Level

  • Lower primary
  • Upper primary
  • Lower secondary
  • Upper secondary

Other populations reached

  • Teachers - female
  • Teachers - male

Participants include

Not applicable or unknown

Program Approaches Back to Top

Facilities construction/improvement

  • Construction/improvement of classrooms


  • Other nutritional supplementation

Reducing economic barriers

  • Scholarships/stipends for school fees

School-related gender-based violence

  • Training of school personnel (including teachers)

Water and sanitation

  • Construction/improvement of toilets (combined use)

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Increased school completion (general)
  • Increased school enrolment (general)

Cross-cutting goals

  • Improved nutrition