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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

New Bataan


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

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

Under the Gun: School for tribal children in Surigao bears brunt of militarization

By DEE AYROSO Bulatlat.com First of three parts LIANGA, Surigao del Sur — Myra, 18, a Manobo youth, is her parents’ teacher. She teaches them sustainable farming methods alien to the nomadic tribe’s shifting style of planting from… Read More

Young Pinoy finishes four-day charity walkathon

Published on ABS-CBN News Online Beta (http://www.abs-cbnnews.com) By Loui Galicia, ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau A 12-year-old Pinoy succeeded in his quest to raise funds for the orphaned children of victims of political killings and disappearances by capping off… Read More

Noble feet for orphaned children in the Philippines

By Boyen Baleva Twelve-year old Kyle G. Baleva crossed the finish line at about 2:30pm on Friday, 24 July 2009, to complete the four-day, 30 kilometers per day hike of the Nijmegen International Four-Day Marches. Considered to be… Read More

Kampeon ng mga batang naulila sa gobyernong Arroyo

By Ilang-Ilang D. QuijanoPinoy Weekly online Muntik nang maulila si Kyle Baleva, gaya ng mga anak ng pinatay o nawawalang Pilipinong mga aktibista. Noong 2001, dinukot, tinortyur, at ilegal na ikinulong ng gobyernong Arroyo ang kanyang ama na… Read More

Young Pinoy inspires youth, child rights advocates

By Maria Aleta Nieva-Nishimori, abs-cbnNEWS.com Taking the cue from the initiative of a young Filipino boy in the Netherlands, a child rights group in Manila has organized a children’s solidarity walk for justice and peace. Executive Director Ma…. Read More

Young Pinoy to join biggest walkathon in Holland

By Loui Galicia, ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau A twelve-year-old Filipino is set to join 45,000 participants in the biggest walkathon in the world held yearly in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Kyle Baleva is now engrossed in psyching up and… Read More