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We are an organisation that defends the rights of children and adults with UP Syndrome. We provide comprehensive care at each stage of their lives, ensuring their well-being and that of their families is protected.

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Daniel
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Juan José
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Lisa
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Tatiana
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Marta
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Susan
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Juan Pablo
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Claudio
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Daniel Isaza Mendoza is 24 and from Bogotá. He is currently employed as Happiness Manager in the Human Resources department at a world-renowned motor car company. He is also an authentic dancer and is a prominent student at a top dance academy. The only condition somebody such as Daniel has is UP syndrome. With your help, we can ensure that others like him continue to rise up for the good of society as a whole.

Juan José Castro Tobón, a 29-year-old from Cali, works as a television presenter and radio broadcaster. He won the award for Best Regional Presenter at the Talent and Fashion Awards for the Valle de Cauca department. Away from the media world, his love for and dedication to swimming has seen him win Olympic medals on various occasions. The only condition somebody such as Juan José has is UP syndrome. With your help, we can ensure that others like him continue to rise up for the good of society as a whole

Lisa Juri De Haseth, 24 from Cali, is an entrepreneur and owner of her own brand of handicrafts and paintings called Mandalisa. It was while working at the Museum of Free Art that she discovered her true passion and decided to become a colour artist. The only condition somebody such as Lisa has is UP syndrome. With your help, we can ensure that others like her continue to rise up for the good of society as a whole.

Tatiana Liévano Márquez is 34 and from Bogotá. She currently works as a librarian and classroom assistant in a well-known kindergarten. Her love of languages has seen her not only give readings in class and manage the library, but it has also led to her speak in English to the children. The only condition somebody such as Tatiana has is UP syndrome. With your help, we can ensure that others like her continue to rise up for the good of society as a whole.

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People with this condition work exceptionally hard to reach their goals. We know they have natural talents enabling them to constantly rise up.

These people have special abilities and always go up, that's why we change Down Syndrome for UP Syndrome.