Unicef launches children’s books in Filipino, English

@inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer 04:14 AM February 23rd, 2016 The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) has launched a series of storybooks for children in Filipino and English. In ceremonies held on Friday at SM North Edsa, Unicef introduced the Children’s First! Storybooks, a collection of six books that promote reading …

‘Happy Walk’ small event no longer, draws record number of attendees

By: Maricar B. Brizuela Philippine Daily Inquirer FATIMA, a 2-year-old baby with Down Syndrome, was among the over 3,000 participants in this year’s “Happy Walk” aimed at promoting “acceptance and inclusivity for people” with the genetic condition. Carried by her aunt, Joy Espiritu, Fatima interacted with other children with Down …

SM’s Happy Walk draws biggest crowd in 14 years

By Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) | Updated February 22, 2016 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The annual Down Syndrome awareness event of SM Supermalls set a new record yesterday. Over 2,000 people joined this year’s Happy Walk for Down Syndrome in its new home at the SMX Mall of …