All about Children

L-Kolegio Chaya Willems a pinta barínan área di rekreashon Marie Pampoen2
By Edition On Friday, July 14th, 2017

Chaya Willems School paints garbage containers for Marie Pampoen Recreational Area

WILLEMSTAD - Since 2015, the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) has been in charge of supervising the Marie Pampoen Recreational Area project, involving the development of the whole Marie Pampoen beach area between the More...

By Edition On Saturday, May 13th, 2017

CIFA launches campaign to eliminate hunger amongst schoolchildren

WILLEMSTAD - On May 11th, a pilot project was launched, which is part of the campaign to eliminate hunger amongst schoolchildren in Curacao. The purpose of the campaign "Tur Mucha Mester Kome" is to ensure that More...

By Edition On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Trinidad and Tobago records 3,478 child marriages in 20 years

PORT OF SPAIN - Between 1996 and 2016, the registrar general in Trinidad and Tobago recorded 3,478 child marriages, with almost 98 percent being females. Further, marriage certificates showed that some of them were More...

By Edition On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Ronald McDonald House is waiting for green light

WILLEMSTAD – Will the Ronald McDonald House be in the new hospital or not? There is a confusion about this the house where the families of sick children can stay. The foundation is still awaiting the green light More...

By Edition On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Chicken Pox virus in Curaçao

mh_capd_fig5-25.tif WILLEMSTAD - Many schools in Curacao reported a spread of chicken pox virus among young students in the month of December 2016 so it is crucial to shed some light on this highly contagious virus. According More...

By Edition On Monday, October 24th, 2016

Brain cancer overtakes leukemia as deadliest for children

There have been substantial advances in treating leukemia, a cancer of the blood cells, in children over the past 15 years. So much so that brain cancer has moved up from 2nd to 1st place as the deadliest for children. Together, More...

By Edition On Monday, September 5th, 2016

From the digital world to Happy Meal, Talking Tom all the way to McDonald’s

WILLEMSTAD – Talking Tom is the protagonist in McDonald’s Happy Meal during the month of September. He has invaded the digital world. Tom will bring fun to McDonald’s restaurant on the island. With more than More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Initiatives sought for vulnerable children on the island

WILLEMSTAD - Children that grow up in vulnerable situations are the focus of the Appeltjes van Oranje 2017. With the theme Powerful Children in mind, the Oranje Fonds seeks organizations that devote themselves to More...

Vacation plan
By Edition On Monday, April 25th, 2016

May 2016 School Vacation Plan is here

It will be fun filled week of sea learning education starting May 2nd to May 6th, 2016. Everyday, a different theme with different activities is planned for children starting at the age of 6 till 13 years including ‪#‎Sealions, Animal More...

FOL Day 3
By Edition On Friday, March 4th, 2016

USFOL Hosts “Kid’s Day”

WILLEMSTAD - On February 19, 2016, the U.S. Forward Operating Location (USFOL) hosted a “Kid’s Day” for 51 children and staff from Fundashon Amigunan di Cristo. The children had lunch with members of the USFOL More...