Philippines, Society

June 12th: Independence Day in the Philippines

Today is the National Independence Day in the Philippines. Each year on the 12th of June Filipinos remember and celebrate the Declaration of Independence from Spain in 1898. But first, let’s go back in time and learn more about Philippines’ history. The islands were discovered by Europeans during the circumnavigation of the globe conducted by …

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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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Hygiene, Opere, Philippines, Projects

Architectural guidelines to fight COVID-19

MASS Design group is a team of architects, engineers and designers who advocate for architecture that promotes justice and human dignity. Based on their previous learnings on infection control, they issued some guidelines in this time of pandemic, when many communities around the world are responding to the quick escalation of COVID-19 by building temporary …

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#inclusion, Philippines

Coronavirus and human rights in the Philippines

The first case of COVID-19 in the Philippines was reported on 30 January 2020. It was by a Chinese woman. Since then, the virus spread rapidly and today there have been around 6000 confirmed cases, out of which around 400 deaths. There may be more sick people under home quarantine. The red area is in …

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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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Children, Hygiene, Philippines, Projects

19th of November: World Toilet Day 2019, Leaving no one behind

“A Toilet is not just a Toilet. It’s a life-saver, dignity-protector and opportunity-maker.” This day reminds us of the importance of achieving SDG 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030. A toilet ensures sanitation and sanitation is a human right. Still, 4.2 billion people in the world live …

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News

Banilad Elementary School: The state of the Art!

After one year from the strike of the Nona Typhoon that damaged some 60 schools in the Eastern Mindoro province, targeting in particular the cities of Pinamalyan, Soccorro, Gloria and Pola, finally we have today the first materials for the beginning of the working site for the reconstruction of three classes in Banilad Elementary School, …

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