News, Philippines

Poverty increases during lockdown

Almost three months have passed since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic which in Italy, as in the Philippines, caused many deaths. Specifically, out of 12.942 confirmed cases, filipino victims are 837. The most affected group are people over 60 years old (around 68%). According to the Department of Health 89 % of all confirmed …

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Labor day: paying homage to all humanitarian workers

The idea of ​​celebrating Labor Day on May 1st was launched during the Second International congress that met in Paris in July 1889. Indeed, the intention was to commemorate the Haymarket Uprising that took place 3 years earlier in Chicago. During this uprising, a general strike was called across the United States to reduce the …

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Hygiene, News

Humanitarian response to Coronavirus: 3 important reccomendations

The Coronavirus outbreak around the world is touching also the humanitarian and aid sector. For this reason, a few days ago, the Sphere movement released a four-page document guiding all humanitarian workers through the Coronavirus response by referring to relevant parts of the Sphere Handbook. The Sphere movement was started in 1997 by a group …

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Annual Report, annual report, Financial analysis, News

Funds raised and budget allocation in 2019

This year too, Kito Onlus wants to share with its supporters and donors the 2019 financial analysis, showing how funds were raised and how the budget was allocated so that they can clearly evaluate our work. In 2019, we gathered 52.872,88 €, 77% of which represents the contribution of the Waldensian Church, which proves that …

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Annual Report, News

Annual Report 2019 – Kito Onlus’ activities!

2019 was a very positive year for Kito Onlus and it allowed a further consolidation of the Association both at an organizational and at an operational level. As the report at the link shows, the Association reached great achievements this year, carrying on its activities in the Philippines and in Italy as well. In 2019, the …

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News, Philippines, Uncategorized

The Taal Volcano awakens: what is going on

Taal Volcano is located on the island of Luzon, about 100 km south of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, and is the second most active volcano in the country. After months of seismic inactivity, since last Sunday it has been erupting, emitting not only smoke and ashes but also lava flows. This led the …

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WE: people and places of Padua 2020

Last Saturday, the meeting “WE: PEOPLE, PLACES AND AGENDA OF PADUA EUROPEAN VOLUNTEERING CAPITAL 2020” was held, organized to celebrate the handover of European capitals on December 9th. Throughout the morning, various actors, engaged both in the preparatory work and in the implementation of the activities planned for the coming year, intervened in the discussion. …

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News, Padua

Padova – European Volunteering Capital 2020

Today Padova will officially be honoured with the title of European Volunteering Capital 2020 during the closing ceremony of the year of Kosice, European volunteering capital during 2019. Our city received this award one year ago, being the first Italian city to get such an important recognition. Amongst the reasons for this choice, it is …

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News, Philippines

Kito Onlus for indigenous people in Mindoro

60% of Mindoro Island is inhabited by indigenous people. Mangyan is the general term to refer to the eight indigenous tribes present on the island: the Mangyan population in the Philippines is over 100.000. People of these indigenous tribes are extremely impoverished and live in condition of strong social marginalization, further aggravated after they have …

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News, Uncategorized

Finally Caldarola’s dream is coming true!

Much of Kito Onlus’ committement this year is to the project in Caldarola, an earthquake zone in the Marche region. The project provides for the construction of a multifunctional centre, which will be allocated to laboratories and activities for the entire community and in particular for children. After last March meeting between Kito Onlus’ president, …

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