A game that teaches hurricane preparedness through play HURRYcane Run has arrived, a recently released board game that combines fun and valuable knowledge about hurricane preparedness and safety. Created by … Read more
The School Safety and Emergency Teams (SET) within Primary and Secondary Schools in Sint Maarten, continue to play an essential role in creating safer and more disaster-resilient schools. They play … Read more
“The first step is believing that you can do better. The second is not listening to others when they say you can’t,” states Jessica Richardson-Lake. As a mother, pastor, teacher … Read more
This article was written by Edith Geurts, Augeo Foundation It’s often thought that children scarcely notice or suffer from violence between their parents. Unfortunately, this is not true. These children grow up … Read more
On Sint Maarten most parents still believe in the proverb: “Spare the rod, spoil the child.” However, since 2013, Sint Maarten has a clear law on corporal punishment: it is … Read more
The National Institute of the Arts has been facing several challenges with the continuation of classes in the wake of hurricane Irma and the current pandemic. The institute succeeded in … Read more
‘MY Participation Matters’ was the theme of the Sint Maarten Youth Roundtable Conference. The event was very inspiring to all participating young people. The Sint Maarten Youth Roundtable Conference, under … Read more
The Positive Parenting Support Program is training child protection professionals in innovative parent engagement strategies – to be able to provide more accessible parenting classes for the public. Professionals, parents, and children gave input towards its development.