‘Empathy opens the doors’
nov22

‘Empathy opens the doors’

A youth exchange in Curaçao with partners from Portugal, Georgia, Hungary. The youth exchange activities were led by participating youth using various methods of nonformal education such as presentations, working groups, creative workshops, outdoor event planning and group discussions. The overall objective of the youth exchange PROJECT EMPATHY OPENS THE DOORS is to reduce bullying in our social surroundings through finding working...

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Experience of Thaïna Merencia
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Experience of Thaïna Merencia

This is my experience working at stichting Felis in 2021. Together with the kids and volunteers from the Netherlands. Thaïna Merencia my experience

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Erasmus+ youth exchange ‘ Green Choice’
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Erasmus+ youth exchange ‘ Green Choice’

Erasmus+ youth exchange ‘ Green Choice’ took place on our island Curaçao. After a year dealing with the threats of Covid-19 we finally got the opportunity to commence our first project. APV for this exchage happened between 1 to 3 October together with Georgia and Croatia. Where we planned activities, divide the tasks, look at the accommodation and explore the island. GREEN CHOICE REPORT

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Green Choice
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Green Choice

11 – 19 Oct. 2021 In the “Green Choice” project, we learned about the importance of active citizenship, independence, critical thinking, innovative based actions in order to increase the welfare of their communities through green initiatives and green business ideas. Therefore, the project aims to promote Green Initiatives and Green Entrepreneurship ideas among youngsters from Curacao 🇨🇼 Croatia 🇭🇷 and Georgia 🇬🇪 and to confer...

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Artikel in Antilliaans Dagblad: Stichting Felis verspreidt hulppaketten
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An ordinary afternoon at the daycare
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An ordinary afternoon at the daycare

Some are enjoying their cookies while others are looking at the world from an up-side-down position or as the girls, they didn’t feel like looking at the camera at all at that moment. The boys are sharing great ideas and others are playing an old-fashioned...

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ACTIVE CHANCE provided the meals and WINGS OF SUPPORT / KLM for the van.
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ACTIVE CHANCE provided the meals and WINGS OF SUPPORT / KLM for the van.

In recent months there has been a lockdown and various restrictions imposed by the government in connection with Covid-19 that temporarily prevented us from receiving our children at the daycare. We are aware that many of these children depend on us for a healthy meal or piece of fruit and snack in the afternoon. After we received the grant from the ACTIVE CHANCE foundation, we immediately started making food packages for the families...

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Our first volunteers
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Our first volunteers

Our first volunteers returned home not only with a Youth Pass certificate but also with more knowledge and experience. They were sent by Felis to volunteer for 4 months at Flexfleks, an organization in the eastside of the Netherlands. We are still sending volunteers every 4 months to The Netherlands. For more information write to info@stgfelis.com. What does volunteering bring you? A European Voluntary Project not only gives you the...

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European Solidarity Corps volunteers
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European Solidarity Corps volunteers

Volunteers returned In November 2020 we sent two volunteers to Zutphen. This is a small city in the east of the Netherlands. They have worked at a thrift store and woodworking place while in their free time they explored The Netherlands. They returned after 4 months with t-shirts that they designed and printed for the children of Felis. European Solidarity Corps volunteers One of the main principles of the ESC program is that young...

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Wings of support
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Wings of support

In January 2021, Wings of Support gave us a mini van with which we gratefully and with great pleasure tour around the island with our kids. In addition to delivering food packages, shopping and collecting children, we also make grateful use of this donation for recreational and educational purposes. They deserve...

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F.E.L.I.S. dankt voor bijdrage aan welzijn kinderen
dec22

F.E.L.I.S. dankt voor bijdrage aan welzijn kinderen

CURACAO – Stichting F.E.L.I.S. wil alle donateurs bedanken voor hun bijdrage aan het welzijn en ontwikkeling van de kinderen van de naschoolse opvang. Zonder hun hulp zou het niet gelukt zijn om in bedrijf te blijven in deze moeilijke tijd. Het schooljaar begon onzeker door de huidige crisis. Stichting F.E.L.I.S. wist niet of ze de kinderen de nodige begeleiding en een maaltijd konden bieden. De donateurs hebben het ook moeilijk...

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DANKI
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DANKI

DECEMBER – Heel toepasselijk staat deze maand in het teken van ‘Dankbaarheid’. Aangezien de feestdagen om de hoek staan en het gekke jaar bijna voorbij is, is dit het moment om stil te staan bij alles waar we dankbaar voor zijn. De kinderen werden bewust gemaakt van de geschenken die zij krijgen en hebben in het teken daarvan samen letters versierd op blaadjes. Samen vormden de letters het Papiamentse woord ‘Danki’, wat ‘bedankt’...

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Er gaat een wereld open
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Er gaat een wereld open

NOVEMBER – Stichting F.E.L.I.S. zendt deze maand twee nieuwe vrijwilligers, Paula en Alexia, uit naar Nederland die het werk over komen nemen van Hilly en Hilly. Na een leerzame periode bij stichting FlexFleks komen de Hilly’s weer terug naar Curaçao. Ondertussen zijn Arthur en Jona, de vrijwilligers van F.E.L.I.S., bezig met het thema ‘Wereld’. In het teken van het thema ‘Wereld’ werden allerlei activiteiten met de kinderen gedaan....

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Kon ta ku bo salú?
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Kon ta ku bo salú?

OKTOBER – Kon ta ku bo salú? (Hoe is het met je gezondheid?) Deze maand is het thema ‘Gezondheid’. Nu met de toenemende covid-19 besmettingen is het nog belangrijker dat iedereen bewust is van het belang van een gezonde levensstijl. Er wordt gekeken wat de kinderen al weten en spelenderwijs leren ze meer. Zoals elke maand staan alle activiteiten in het teken van een bepaald thema, zo deze maand ‘gezondheid’. De kinderen knutselden...

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De komst van Bobby en de Nederlandse vrijwilligers
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De komst van Bobby en de Nederlandse vrijwilligers

SEPTEMBER – Stichting F.E.L.I.S. ontvangt niet alleen Arthur en Jona met hun begeleider Odessa, de vrijwilligers uit Nederland, maar ook een Westpointer puppy die op het terrein is achtergelaten. Deze maand hebben de nieuwe bewoners elkaar en de stichting leren kennen. In augustus hebben de vrijwilligers zichzelf voorbereid op de reis naar Curaçao en het helpen bij de opvang. Waar ze zich niet op voorbereid hadden is dat ze een enorm...

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De opvang mag weer open!
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De opvang mag weer open!

AUGUSTUS – Stichting F.E.L.I.S. is net zoals ieder ander hard getroffen door de wereldwijde crisis. De opvang is een tijd dicht geweest en het was onzeker wanneer zij weer open mocht. In augustus kwam er een eind aan die onzekerheid, de kinderen mochten weer komen! De opvang is een belangrijk onderdeel van het multifunctioneel centrum F.E.L.I.S. Kinderen komen hier om echt kind te zijn en zich te ontwikkelen op allerlei manieren. Ze...

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Curacao vertegenwoordigd door Felis Foundation in het Irish – Dutch Study Visit European Solidarity Corps
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Curacao vertegenwoordigd door Felis Foundation in het Irish – Dutch Study Visit European Solidarity Corps

Studiebezoek 5-8 februari 2020 | Nederland Een driedaags studiebezoek voor geaccrediteerde organisaties die samenwerken met het European Solidarity Corps. Het doel van de bijeenkomst was het delen en bezoeken van goede praktijken om de kwaliteit van zowel vrijwilligerswerk, banen als stages te verbeteren. Nationaal en internationaal werd er gebouwd aan een netwerk van zowel de organisaties als de Nationale Agentschappen. Onderdeel van...

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Erasmus+ European Solidarity Corps
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Erasmus+ European Solidarity Corps

Being a young Cuban woman, I am really grateful for having the opportunity to live in Curacao. I moved three years ago, and I have been able to continue my postgraduate studies, to find a part-time job where I can grow professionally and meet amazing people that have become friends. This year, I met two Italians: Mirco and Grazia. They were here for just a few months as part of a European volunteer program, and very quickly we became...

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Erasmus+ Youth Exchange “Crossing Cultures” in Curacao
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Erasmus+ Youth Exchange “Crossing Cultures” in Curacao

The project “Crossing Cultures” took place in beautiful Willemstad, Curacao on November 11-18, 2019 with participation of the young people from Curacao, Spain and Georgia. This video is made by participating youth. Music: Bana – Canta Cu Alma Magoada Photos and video: By project...

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‘Crossing cultures’ multi lingual song
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‘Crossing cultures’ multi lingual song

Erasmus+ project “Crossing Cultures” took place in Willemstad, Curacao in November 2019. This Beautiful video was made by participating youth from Curacao, Spain and Georgia. Thanks to them we also have beautiful multilingual song on the background of...

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Project “Think Big, Act Green”
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Project “Think Big, Act Green”

Youth Exchange ‘Think big, Act Green’ Co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the EU At the European and international levels, this project sets a good example of how young people can act as a positive change-makers. By spreading project outputs such as photo campaign, video broadcast and report, we hope to raise awareness of more people on climate change as a challenge which needs to be solved with the joint effort of...

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Stichting Felis naar Survival les
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Stichting Felis naar Survival les

Stichting Felis naar Survival les Wekelijks gaan de kinderen van Stichting Felis naar survival les. Zij doen verschillende activiteiten en opdrachten tijdens deze les, zoals, in de bossen op verkenning gaan, zwemmen in de zee en sportieve opdrachten uitvoeren. Wij vinden het belangrijk dat de kinderen leren hun grenzen te verleggen, zelfvertrouwen opbouwen en te ontdekken waar elk individu goed in is. Daarnaast is het ons doel om een...

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Stand Together
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Stand Together

25 March – April 02 2019 Curaçao will host Youth Exchange.

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Contact Making Seminar
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Contact Making Seminar

A contact-making seminar in Dublin-Ireland In April 2018 we participated in a Contact Making Seminar organized by Léargas in Dublin: ‘Let’s Get It On!’, a seminar where we have built relationships and worked on new projects. Co-financed by European Union (logo)    ...

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Grand opening at Felis Friday 8th of February
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Grand opening at Felis Friday 8th of February

House of Worship (HoW) gives a training for 15 weeks for the youth of Otrobanda. With this training HoW reaches out to young people with the aim to give them a purpose in life. They do this from Christian values ​​and standards. A great initiative in this time of decay and lawlessness. Young people are involved in crime at an increasingly young age. In this way we want to work preventively to reduce juvenile crime. Back to...

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Survival training
feb21

Survival training

Why we offer youth survival training: For character building. The youngster will learn by doing what to do to live through a scary survival event, this causes character growth. It also teaches an appreciation, and respect for nature. They learn survival skills. Part of the survival training is also to trust others and to help others. It creates strong bonds among the trainer and the youngster. Self reliance and self confidence are...

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Equine assisted therapy
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Equine assisted therapy

Stichting (foundation) EQUINE Equine means in relation to or in connection with horses What is the purpose of our Foundation? Supporting children, young people and adults with a variety of problems including attachment problems, trauma, anxiety, so that they can once again have a view on the future and can take the reins into their own hands. Equine Therapy? Is a body-oriented therapy that also directly affects the substances in the...

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Why play is important!
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Why play is important!

Play is an essential part of every child’s life and is vital for the enjoyment of childhood as well as social, emotional, intellectual and physical development....

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Broken 2018
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Broken 2018

Neuropsychological Ambulatory Aruba invites you to participate in a multi-disciplinary Seminar and Workshops on Child Abuse and Violence with expert training and networking opportunities for professionals in the field. Project Broken...

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Teamwork
aug21

Teamwork

Preparing to receive our kids back after the summer holiday. Our friends and handyman Henk and handywoman Arja are helping us out. Our Team of social youth workers brainstorming. We try to influence the youngsters with our love for books and...

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