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The international Day of UN Peacekeepers

A teaspoon of history On the 29th May 1948 the first UN peacekeeping mission named the “United Nations Truce Supervision Organization”, or UNTSO, began operations in Palestine to observe and maintain the ceasefire, which marked the end of the hostilities between Israel and the Arab League forces. For this reason, in 2002, the UN General …

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23/05/2017: martial law imposition in the Philippines

Usually, martial law in a country is declared by the Head of State who decides to put some areas or the entire nation under direct control of the National Armed Forces. Traditionally, the imposition of such law encompasses, among other things, curfew and the suspension of the National Civil Code, all the civil rights and …

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International day of biological diversity: what, who, why?

Let’s start with a quote by Regina Lopez, Philippine’s ex-environment minister: “Who suffers if you kill the environment? It’s the poor”. From this perspective, today, on the International Day of Biological Diversity, it’s important to remember that biodiversity covers a wide range of issues, actors and initiatives. What? Biodiversity concerns stakeholders in sustainable agriculture; health …

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World Day of Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

“Cultural diversity stimulates creativity and investing in such creativity can transform a society. It is our responsibility developing  youth education and intercultural competences to support our world diversity and learn to live together peacefully among different languages, cultures and religions to carry on changes“ Irina Bokova, UNESCO General Director, 2015. In 2001, the United Nations …

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Open Hospital: the first months after the software implementation!

As the ones who follow us already know, it is going on the collaboration with ‘Informatici senza frontiere Onlus‘ (Informatics Without Borders) who have created Open Hospital, a software that has allowed San Francisco Kito Health Unit’s medical staff to handle all the activities of the center from January until now. Thanks to this efficient …

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Opening of Kito Health Unit in San Francisco

The 7 February 2017 with the opening of a Health Unit in San Francisco (Camote Islands), a turning point has been signed for Kito Onlus since one of the most challenging 2016 projects has been concluded. The construction started on February 2016 and our president went on three different missions throughout the months in order to direct the …

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5th World Youth Meeting of Peace

The Sermig – Young Missionary Service – Arsenal of Peace is an organization born in 1964 with the aim of fighting hunger worldwide, promoting development and solidarity towards the poorest. Sermig works by giving special attention to young people, to teach them the culture of peace. Yes, the culture! Because peace does not simply mean …

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2016: a Year of Successes for Kito Onlus!

Kito Onlus left behind a year full of successes and news. In fact, not only the activities of the Kito-Health Unit in San Fernando the Union, which last year hosted 21,820 patients, are continuing, but the reconstruction of Banilad Elementary School in the province of Est-Mindoro has begun with the new collaboration of “Architetti Senza …

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