Apr 09, 2013 19:59 SGT Filipino children and advocates in today’s kickoff event for “Bata Muna: Bomoto para sa kapakanan ng mga Bata” nationwide caravan face off with candidates who do not have children's agenda in their political platform for the upcoming Philippine elections this May 2013.
Tag: save the children
Mar 25, 2013 09:18 SGT New research following some of the world’s poorest children over a decade shows how inequality is holding back improvements in alleviating poverty, education, nutrition and food security, Save the Children warns. The study shows that economic growth does not automatically translate into improved lives for all children.
Mar 07, 2013 15:50 SGT About a hundred children and child rights advocates from civil society organizations and government agencies trooped to the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) office in Intramuros, Manila today, March 7, and challenged aspiring political leaders to improve the status of the children in the country.
May 15, 2012 11:54 SGT Save the Children is partnering with Mynewsdesk Singapore to help increase its media reach in the Asia region. The initial agreement will see Mynewsdesk as Save the Children’s digital press partner in Asia for the next two years.
Jan 04, 2013 15:29 SGT It’s three weeks since typhoon Bopha, locally known as Pablo, made landfall on the eastern coast of Mindanao, Philippines; and the sound of hammering could be heard echoing throughout the community we went to for shelter assessment.
Dec 24, 2012 09:32 SGT When you’re a disaster responder you get hardened to the numbers. The millions affected. The roofs blown away. The roads broken. The schools closed. The food and water needed. You have to be hardened and focus on what has to be done. But sometimes something takes you by surprise and reminds you of the human story.
Dec 24, 2012 08:42 SGT On the night when the Typhoon hit, my house was crushed by a tree. Now I live in my father’s one bedroom house with seven other families. I am a day care worker but the day care centre was destroyed. Now there is nowhere for the small children to go. My two children live across the river and they are so scared that the storm might come back.