It is not over, though. Kids still live in the sewers. They live on crack to escape the anxiety living in these horrible conditions creates. One man, "Papa Jaime" is still trying to solve the problem. he tries to help the kids move out of the sewers and get a better life. The children look to him as a protector and trust him.
This is a very moving article and video clip that explains more about the situation. I encourage you to watch it: http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/americas/04/22/vbs.sewers.bogota/index.html?hpt=C1