Good News from Tacloban

Today a message from Michael from  JE Mondejar Computer School in Tacloban City reached us: “Since 2014, 3 classrooms were newly built, 20-30 children are going to school now per room. Some of the youngest in our school are supported by the Swissair foundation. Thanks to fabulousfriends we were able to build the Kindergarten, which was completely destroyed […]

A message from Urs from Lighthouse Children’s Ministry

Lighthouse Children’s Ministry was registered as an NPO in March 2001. We exist to make a difference in the lives of children with particularly disadvantaged children in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Mozambique. We desire to see this generation reaching adulthood with healthy hearts, renewed minds and the knowledge of the truth that their creator […]

Life at the Green Education Center

The vision of battling poverty on low-carbon pathways brought Lisa & Nicolas to China. There they went to visit Yonsong Chen and his activities. In 2001, Yonsong Chen decided that his life had to change. Chen, a former employee at the foreign affairs office of the Yunnan province government, worried about the low public concern for environmental protection […]

Things grow at the Bayasgalant day care centre

Lisa and Nicolas did not only go on cool excursions with the kids. They also helped creating an outdoor playground for the young children at the Bayasgalant day care centre. They set up the necessary infrastructure for gardening activities, and also brought to the day care centre expansion equipment for the kids to observe and connect with nature. It […]

Excursions in Mongolia

You might remember our friends Lisa and Nicolas. They run Slow Motion Projects, which wants to encourage the environmental education of children in Mongolia and in China. Well. They sent us some news out of Mongolia. This first post tell about their four excursions of one to three days in the nature around Ulaanbaatar, for over 100 children aged 3 to 19. You […]

Humans of New York

Hi everyone. According to our mission we support projects involving education (classrooms, libraries, etc…) or play (playgrounds, sportsfields, etc…). But every rule has an exception. And this post is the one exception. The exception is called “Humans of New York”. One of the finest stories in the wide web. One of those stories than restore faith in humanity. The American […]

Seeding nature education at the Bayasgalant day care centre

Driving through the muddy streets leading to the Bayasgalant day care centre, one will see precarious housing, stray dogs and strewn garbage. This vision echoes what Boogii, one of the social workers at the centre, told us: in families of the Ulan Bator ger (yurt) districts, parents are often unemployed or earning too little money […]