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Christine Cruz - 12 years old
January 23, 2011
Christine Cuarto Cruz, a 12-year- old, who lives in one of the rural areas in the Philippines, walks more than 3 hours everyday to attend school, wearing only her 20 pesos (50 cents) worth slippers to protect her feet from the stony trail in the mountains of Zamboanga. This gave us the inspiration to start with the idea of sharing shoes as presents with the Batang Iskolars (Child Scholars) of Zamboanga and Basilan Island during the yuletide season, since it is Christmas. COE Philippines under...
January 23, 2011
With the contribution of 30164 Rupees that COE raised, Ashfaque our Chapter Leader in Sukkur, Pakistan donated 3000 wheat breads, Ramadan food and fresh water to some of the victims who were most in need. He was also able to offer 2 full cooked meals to 20 families including 25 men, 40 women and 85 children age 3-15 making a total of 150 people. As recently 4 children died and 10 women suffered miscarriages in one of the camps where Ashfaque is helping, he purchased medicine to donate to women...
At the UN with the Chief
January 23, 2011
Each year Vermont Peace Academy and Children of the Earth invite students and teachers to the United Nations to attend a world-wide ceremony on the International Day of Peace. This year’s gathering was on Friday, September 17th. This special UN day not only marked an international day of “global cease-fire and non-violence,” it also involved the United Nations Messengers of Peace. In 1981, the United Nations General Assembly established the International Day of Peace (IDP). It was in 2001,...
January 19, 2011
bvbvWorld Forum of Spiritual Culture in Astana, Kazakhstan
Children of the Earth - Swiss Gathering
January 4, 2011
9:00 am- 4:00pm UVM Billings Center About the Summit COE is bringing youth together for a day of art, music, food and exploration! Spend the day at this leadership conference creating deep connections with other like –hearted youth from around Vermont and learn how you can make positive change in your communities. Youth Voice....Youth Action Children of the Earth supports young people in actualizing their personal intention, becoming inspired to altruism, and weaving a web bridging...
August 22, 2010
On the 27th of August 2010, a group of young people under the direction of our COE Chapter Leader, Geduld Velsdman presented 4 plays including a comedy show at a community Hall close to Cape Town, South Africa. The drama show focused on community issues such as household and teenage problems to bring awareness and educate the community on the importance of supporting youth and encouraging them to pursue education. The event was a very enriching and fun experience for the youth as well as for...

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