December 8, 2010
The Rights of Children, elevated in prayer and reaffirmed in festivities. Counting 180 people in attendance, including some 100 children and youth under the age of 18, the Day of Prayer and Action for Children in Ecuador was celebrated in the auditorium at the Central Bank in Quito.
International Volunteers for Development* and the Salesians Promote the Day!In Santo Domingo’s Cristo Rey neighborhood, The Working Children and Don Bosco Center ( Centro Niños Chipoteros con Don Bosco) celebrated the World Day on November 19 and 21.
Celebration at Sabana Pérdida. In Santo Domingo, capital of this Caribbean republic, in the Sabana Perdida sector of the city, World Vision gathered Catholics and Protestants in a small celebration that was simple but highly symbolic.
For and with children – prayer and action in a marginalized area at a moving ecumenical ceremony.
The World Day of Prayer and Action for Children brings people together to pray and take action for the well-being of children on Universal Children’s Day (November 20th) every year.This year too Shanti Sewa Ashram (Peace Service Centre) took the leading role with an active involvement and support from Global Network of Religions for Children …