Street Children

Telecom firms, SM team up to school .25M street kids

Published by rudy Date posted on April 21, 2010

A team up among Sony Ericsson, Ericsson Telecommunications Inc. Philippines and SM Supermalls seeks to provide mobile education among street children, with the companies initially contributing a mobile educational van worth P1 million to the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) which has a program to provide assistance for families living on the streets initially in…

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Arroyo seeks foreign funding for her anti-poverty program

Published by rudy Date posted on June 27, 2009

Noting the success of Brazilian government’s anti-poverty program, President Arroyo said her government would seek bilateral and multilateral funding assistance to her Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, which provides grants to the extremely poor Filipino families for their health, nutrition and education needs, particularly children aged 0-14.

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Meralco employees reach out to streetchildren

Published by rudy Date posted on April 20, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – The expansive grounds of the Meralco compound in Ortigas was recently transformed into a carnival setting for three days to celebrate the company’s 106th year and “Employees Week.” It turned out as a meaningful endeavor for its employees who pooled their resources in treating the streetchildren to a “Fun-tastic Friendship Fair.”

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Del, 8: ‘Sometimes I hear the devil whisper to me’

Published by rudy Date posted on February 8, 2009

DIRTY, with stains of dried rugby on his nose, too small for his oversized shirt touching the ground, bald, thin, with a rag on one hand and a bottle of household glue tucked under his large shorts, sleepy eyed. That is Del.

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Raul, 10: ‘I love the trip’

Published by rudy Date posted on February 8, 2009

HE walks the street barefoot. He is an aggressive boy and has a quick temper.

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The child-adult’s drug for survival in the real world

Published by rudy Date posted on February 8, 2009

A STREET child is neither a child nor an adult. Or, to say it differently, he/she is both a child and an adult.

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We all see it but do nothing

Published by rudy Date posted on February 8, 2009

SNIFFING glue takes away hunger pains. We all see it and do nothing about it: street children inhaling liquid glue from a plastic bottle or bag clear enough for us to know what it is all about.

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5 Catholic universities’ global research on drug abuse among street children

Published by rudy Date posted on February 8, 2009

IN 2005, a research project “University and Drug Use/Abuse: Local Studies” was launched by the Center for Coordination of Research of the International Federation of Catholic Universities based in Paris.

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Half of our 1.5-M population of street children inhale glue

Published by rudy Date posted on February 8, 2009

THERE are about 1.5 million children in Philippine streets. Half of them have, at one time or another, inhaled and may actually be inhaling household glue (more commonly known by the popular brand name rugby).

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June – Pride Month

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Continuing
Solidarity with CTU Myanmar,
trade unions around the world,
for democracy in Myanmar,
with the daily protests of
people in Myanmar against
the military coup and
continuing oppression.

 

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