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A new challenge for Kito Onlus and Architects Without Borders Veneto!

Following the earthquakes that violently hit Central Italy in August and October 2016 the municipality of Caldarola, in province of Macerata, ended up severely damaged. 60% of the urban territory  was declared red zone and the whole community was shocked. Gladly there were no victims but over 800 (on a total amount of of 1,900) …

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Climate Change: Kito Onlus’ answer

During the last days Paul Nicklen’s photo of a polar bear starving to death in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago provoked sadness and anger. It is indeed a symbol of the effects of climate change, that are destroying natural habitats, and that recalling the words of the photographer can help to “break down the walls of …

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Waiting for Human Rights Day

December 10 is Human Rights Day. It happens sometimes that we are reminded of an international celebration that very same day and we miss some good opportunities. That is why we remind you of Human Rights Day ten days earlier the official date, so that you have all the time to prepare, reflect upon and …

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World Children’s Day

World Children’s Day takes place on November 20, the day when, in 1959, the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration on the Rights of the Child. It was again on November 20 the day in which the UN adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The latter is the most widely ratified human …

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Kito Onlus and the Charter of Trento – Part 2

In this article, of which you can read the first part here, we keep on evaluating Kito Onlus’ activity at the light of the Charter of Trento and the Millennium Development Goals. 5 and 4. Improve maternal health and reduce child mortality The Charter of Trento consider together the Development Goals 5 and 4, reminding …

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Kito Onlus and the Charter of Trento – Part 1

International cooperation is a process that requires many rethinking and adaptations in order to face a world which keeps on changing. Acknowledging this many actors in the cooperation to development field decided to create the Charter of Trento for a “better cooperation”. From 2008 to 2015 the Charter dealt with the UN Millennium Development Goals, …

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United Nations Day – The UN and the Philippines

On October 24 we celebrate the United Nations Day, to commemorate the United Nations Charter coming into force – 24 October 1945 – and therefore the UN official creation. It could be interesting on this day to underline the key points in the relationship between the international organization and the Philippines. The interest of the …

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World Food Day

Today, October 16, we celebrate World Food Day, promoted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The official event takes place in Rome, at FAO’s headquarters, and hosts G7 Agriculture Ministers and Pope Francis. The theme of this year’s World Food Day is “Change the future of migration. Invest in food …

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Good news for the rebuilding of Banilad Elementary School!

“Dear all, with great pleasure we communicate that the Valdese Evangelic Church has approved your funding’s request” Few words, aren’t they? But they have been sufficient to make Kito Onlus keep dreaming. Indeed, on September 7 2017, we have been acknowledged we won a 30.000 euros call for funding that will allow us to finish …

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Open Hospital Training at the Kito Health Centre

First days of training for the nurses and obstetrician that will work in the newly built Rural Health Unit Satellite! On the field providing the training there is Paolo Schiavon, by Informatici Senza Frontiere Onlus, arrived in the Camotes Islands to stay for 15 days of skills building for the Open Hospital Project, open source …

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