March 2019

Banilad school: a model for education design!

One of Kito Onlus’ most successful project is the reconstruction of the Banilad Elementary School in the Mindoro Island, Philippines. The school, inaugurated one year ago, was rebuilt after the Nona typhoon thanks to a Kito Onlus’ project, supported by Otto per Mille Valdese and Architetti Senza Frontiere Veneto.

Banilad school

The new building, made up of 3 classrooms and almost 200 sqm, was projected to resist typhoons and it was built using local materials such as coconut wood, sawali, and bamboo’s fiber panels. Moreover, the project was carried out following the good practices of construction in areas hit by typhoons and with the great collaboration of local volunteers. This last aspect in particular let us hope that the project will not only give children a school, but also giveĀ  the entire community reconstruction techniques useful for future natural disasters.

Filippine

Our gratest satisfaction is having contributed with our project to a long period goal: give a reconstruction model which will make the community more independent and ready to respond to a future emergency!

International Women’s Day 2019!

As every year on the 8th of March, on the International Women’s Day, Kito Onlus turns the thought to all the women around the world and in paricular to the ones in situations of vulnerability. Today must be an opportunity to reflect on what has been achieved and what must be done to ensure respect, dignity, opportunities, and equality to every woman in every field of society.

International women day

We hope of a future in which every woman will be respected as a woman and as a human beign!