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Support the Lumad children and students

Newsletter December 2023 We would like to start off the newsletter with an update on the Filipino children’s book “De legende van de waterdraak”. The Legend of the water dragon, is a middle grade (ages 9-12) book, written… Read More

De legende van de waterdraak

De legende van de waterdraak is a middle grade (ages 9-12) book written by authors Isolde Boers and Ilena Saturay, and illustrated by Ilena Saturay. All proceeds from the sales of the book will be transferred to our partner Save Our Schools Network for paying the rent, food, transportation and school supplies for the Lumad students who remain to seek sanctuary in the University of the Philippines in Quezon City, due to militarization in their home communities.

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Justice!

As partners of Save our Schools (SOS) Network where we organise projects for the benefit of the Lumad students, we offer our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, colleagues and comrades of Lumad teachers Chad Booc and Jurain… Read More

25 July 2021, Sunday: Bullet-Laced Dreams

14:00 to 16:00 (Amsterdam) 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm (Manila) 8:00 am to 10:00 am (Toronto)  The Foundation for Filipino Children in cooperation with Women for Filipino Women and Children (WoW) and the International Coalition for Human Rights… Read More

WOW successfully raises funds for Lumad Bakwit Schools

The Women for Filipino Women and Children (WOW) rounded up its fleamarket (Ukay-Ukay) last November 29, 2020, collecting a total of three hundred seventy-nine (379.00) Euros to benefit the foundation’s campaign to Support the Lumad Bakwit Schools. The… Read More

Invitation to an online fundraiser, 29 November 2020

Welcome to our online ukay-ukay (flea market)! By selling all kinds of items, ranging from books to clothes to handmade soaps to jewelery to trendy bags and other accessories, we are raising money for the Lumad school children…. Read More

Invitation to a Webinar

Women for Filipino Women and Children (WOW), International Women’s Alliance (IWA) – Netherlands and the Foundation for Filipino Children (Stichting voor Filippijnse Kinderen) cordially invite you to a WEBINAR Amidst DUTERTE’s “War on Drugs”: A mother’s search for… Read More

Lumad children value their education

The mountainous countryside of Mindanao, Southern Philippines is home to the indigenous Lumad communities whose lives are constantly threatened by militarization and state-sponsored attacks. Through sheer determination and with the help of non-governmental organizations, they were able to… Read More

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Lumad day visit: Happy Bonding Moments

27 DECEMBER, Philippines – Lyn and Consie, officers of the Foundation for Filipino Children (Stichting voor Filippijnse Kinderen), visited the Lumad kids in UP Diliman, Quezon City. These children are the foundation’s beneficiary for its project, Support Lumad… Read More

Swiss volunteer group urges reopening of Lumad schools

This article originally appeared on https://www.mindanews.com/, by Brady Eviota. It is reposted here, with no affiliation. For Monika Baumann, it feels like their 28 years of work to uplift the plight of Lumads, or the indigenous peoples of Mindanao, was going… Read More

Indigenous, urban poor kids form ‘human tree’ to promote climate justice

Reposted from GMA News Online Children from various indigenous and urban poor communities on Wednesday participated in a human formation of a tree in Quezon City to promote climate justice. In observance of the 30th anniversary of the… Read More

Children for Climate Justice (C4CJ)

Reposted from Save our Schools Network FB Page The 30th anniversary of UNCRC this November creates a momentum for the international community to step up its efforts to eliminate all the threats to a child’s ability to survive,… Read More

Children’s Festival 2014, the Hague, Netherlands

Please scroll down for the English version U bent van harte uitgenodigd voor een gezellige middag vol Koerdische en Filipijnse cultuur: muziek, dans, onderling plezier, eten en leuke spelletjes! We gaan tijdens de middag – op de plek… Read More

Kyle’s Walk of the World 2014 (Final) edition: 18 July 2014, Fourth Day Report

  Kyle walked through the Via Gladiola, completing the 160 kms 4-day walk at 3:30 in the extremely warm Friday afternoon of 18th July, so he could collect support for orphans in the Philippines. He is one of… Read More

Kyle’s Walk of the World 2014 (Final) edition: 17 July 2014, Third Day Report

Today proved to be a surprisingly pleasurable day for walking, reports Kyle – thank goodness! Amidst all the warnings of warmer days ahead, some clouds came to the rescue and shielded the walkers from the glaring Nijmegen summer… Read More

Kyle’s Walk of the World 2014 (Final) edition: 16 July 2014, Second Day Report

  The second day of the Walk of the World (or Four Days Marches) was not as pleasurable as yesterday. Though Kyle was able to catch a few more sleeping time as he was scheduled to leave only… Read More

Kyle’s Walk of the World 2014 (FINAL) Edition: 15 July 2014, First Day Report

Kyle set-off at 05:15 in the morning, all ready to participate in the 98th edition of the Walk of the World (or Four Days Marches) in Nijmegen. He clocked back in at the Wedren at around 13:45 (1:45… Read More

Kyle’s Walk of the World 2014

Come 15-18 July 2014, now 17-year old Kyle Baleva will be participating in the 98th edition of the Walk of the World in Nijmegen for the 5th time. This year, he will walk a total of 160 kilometers… Read More

Children and schools caught in Philippine conflicts, UN concerned about AFP tactics

http://interaksyon.com 12-May-11, 12:10 PM | Carlos H. Conde, InterAksyon.com MANILA, Philippines – The soldiers descended on the Lumad (tribal) villages of Lianga where, according to human rights and tribal groups, they put up checkpoints that restricted the movement… Read More

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