Real lives




Reaching malnourished children in remote communities of Lanao del Sur

Barangay health workers like Sittie Kurangking are tough allies in fighting malnutrition, braving difficult conditions to provide health services to vulnerable children in her community.

Where the flies and the fears are no more

Barangay Matalang-talang in Aroroy, Masbate, has eliminated the practice of open defecation, thanks to the commitment of its residents to improve sanitation in their community.

Why we need to support breastfeeding

UNICEF Special Advocate for Children Daphne Oseña-Paez shares the benefits of breastfeeding and why mothers need support from their communities and workplaces.

Creating the connections that build communities

A life skills workshop bridges cultural differences in ethnically diverse communities, ensuring youth development and participation.

Masbate launches countdown to improved sanitation

Community leaders and stakeholders aim to eliminate open defecation by educating communities and increasing local government investment.

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UNICEF and partners use radio to spread messages on non-recruitment and use of children

Advancing Education through Community Theatre

Seeing beyond the conflict, creating new connections

Creating the connections that build communities

Using theatre to promote post-disaster agenda for adolescents

Learning life skills through football

Riza and Baba’s Story: A continuing quest for learning

Ensuring safe births in rural upland communities

Helping improve health systems in rural areas

UNICEF establishes a fun-filled child-friendly space to help the earthquake affected families

The One Minutes Jr. workshop blog: day 1

Survive and thrive: nutrition for vulnerable children

Community stage actors spread awareness on HIV/AIDS

A cyclone-affected school welcomes children back to class

Children remember Cyclone Pam

Smiles after the super cyclone

The young helping the young: Fighting HIV amidst a humanitarian crisis

Climate justice: the road to Sendai and Paris

Youth leaders fighting HIV and AIDS

Faces of UNICEF: Adam Christopher Tibe

Faces of UNICEF: Faye Balanon



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