Blog

Read the selected insights, thoughts and experiences of our staff and partners.

Daycare and Dutch elections

Published September 10, 2012

It's election time in the Netherlands. On September 12th the Dutch will cast their votes with the euro crisis at the top of their minds. However daycare has also surfaced… Read more

Pedagogy of Tenderness - stories from Peru

Published September 10, 2012

I had heard Mike talk a lot about Infant and the children in Iquitos and wanted to visit them someday. I was thrilled when I was told that I would… Read more

"International Expert Consultation on Prevention of and Response to Violence against Young Children”

Published September 4, 2012

Last week, 67 experts from 20 countries met in Lima, Peru, to discuss how to accelerate progress against violence in the earliest years of a child’s life. Read more

Infographics – Map Living Conditions

Published September 4, 2012

This information map concerns children from minus nine months to age eight and focuses on the direct influences of children’s living conditions and doesn’t include second order effects. Additionally, the… Read more

Engaging Uganda’s Corporate Sector in the Business Of Young Children

Published August 2, 2012

‘A vital and productive society with a prosperous and sustainable future is built on a foundation of healthy child development’ (National Scientific Council on Developing Child and the National Forum… Read more

Summer and Success

Published July 30, 2012

Over 500 children celebrated the opening of our office on Lange Houtstraat in The Hague on 15 June in musical style. At the New Media Music experience, organised with Cinekid,… Read more

Hura Women’s Catering Enterprise

Published July 2, 2012

On Wednesday, 27 June Mike Feigelson and I visited the Hura Women’s Catering Enterprise, one of the projects that BvLF supports through our partnership with the organisation NISPED-AJEEC in Beersheba,… Read more

International Conference “Models of Early Childhood Services”

Published June 11, 2012

Last week I attended the above mentioned conference, organised by the Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development (CEECD). I was invited to do a presentation on BvLF’s experience and… Read more

My visit to Uhm-el-Fahm

Published April 30, 2012

Uhm-el-Fahm is an Arab Israeli town near Nazareth, with 40,000 inhabitants. It is geographically located in what is called “The Triangle”, the area near Nazareth, which consists predominantly of Arab-Israeli… Read more

My two days in LEGO...LAND!

Published April 25, 2012

When I heard I was flying to Billund to attend the LEGO conference, I could not imagine I was actually travelling to literally, LEGO land. Billund, a tiny Danish town… Read more