March 14, 2014 By Fausta Colombia: FARC & ELN recruited 1,387 children in the past two years. Peace process? FARC, along with the smaller ELN have recruited 1,387 children in the past two years. Within this figure the reported estimated are that 1,255 were recruited by the FARC and 132 by the ELN. These are the people Santos wants to put in Congress without being elected.