Posts by tag: Kaugmaon Foundation

10 years ago

Wanted: anti-child labor barangay officials

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Wanted: anti-child labor barangay officials

Kaugmaon executive director Florie Butiong-Tacang said their campaign has only reached ten per cent success in minimizing child labor working on hazardous conditions.
Their study showed cases where children worked in packing urea fertilizer in a refinery, and others cleaning bottles for a recycling plant. In both cases, children worked without protective gear and even worked overnight for days.

10 years ago

Child labor in the child’s lens

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“We want to have these pictures taken by children themselves, so we can show the existence of child labor in this city awarded as a child-friendly city. We want to show the hardship and hazard of children exposing to survival at their young age,” said Tacang.

10 years ago

PHOTO EXHIBIT ON CHILD LABOR OPENS

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A photo-exhibit/contest on child labor launched by Kaugmaon Foundation opened Saturday at Davao Medical School Foundation Training Center. Contest judges SunStar Davao Editor-in-Chief Stella Estremera (fifth, left), Mindanao Times Editor-in-Chief Amelia Cabusao (seventh, left), and Lester Avila (center) cuts the ribbon for the exhibit. (davaotoday.com photo by Medel V. Hernani)