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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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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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WORLD HEALTH DAY 2018

“No one should have to choose between death and financial hardship”, says Tedros Adhanom, Director-General of WHO, the World Health Organization. Still, even today, many people have to face this choice when it comes to take a decision about an health issue. In the world, half of the population cannot access basilar health services and …

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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. The new building, made up of …

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Banilad elementary school, we did it!

The Banilad elementary school construction project has come to an end! Since when the construction works restarted in October 2017 they never stopped. Our Field Assistant Anna Orlando, a volunteer of Architects Without Borders Onlus, our project partner, completed her first mission in the Philippines in December 2017. In two months the works at the …

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February in the Philippines: oral health month

In the Philippines, February is the Oral Health Month. It is an annual celebration since 1951 but it is only since 2004 that it is celebrated for a month-long, following Presidential Proclamation No. 559 signed by the then President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Oral health represents today a widespread problem in the Philippines, and last year …

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Kito Onlus’ 2017: collection of funds and allocation of resources

Kito Onlus’ Annual Report 2017 is available at this link, while you can also read a summary of the activities led during the year by clicking here. With this article we would like to bring your attention to the way funds were collected and resources allocated by Kito Onlus during the year, believing that this …

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Annual Report 2017 – Kito Onlus’ activities

As those who have been following us during the latest year may already know, 2017 was a year rich of activities for Kito Onlus, and you can read all about it in our Annual Report 2017, available here! From the report emerged that the work done by Kito Onlus was really satisfying. The Kito-Health Unit …

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RECONSTRUCTION WITHIN THE ANTIFRAGILITY. Contribution of our Field Assistant Anna Orlando

The reconstruction of the Banilad elementary school starts in 2016, when the ruins of the affected structure are demolished and the foundations and the rebars of the columns are positioned. With the beginning of October 2017 Kito Onlus opens the construction site again and I, Anna Orlando, Architect and building Engineer, am called to work …

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#MeToo, #TimesUp: a significative 2017 for women’s rights and gender equality

#TimesUp is an hashtag which is enjoying much popularity on social media these days and it is also the name of an organization founded by over 300 women of the show business and having the aim of paying the legal expenses of those women who decide to report the aggressions they were victims of, while …

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