An intergenerational perspective from the Philippines

June 7, 2023 | Czarecah Oropilla

“We did not realize that our everyday lives are worthy of being studied” 

Multi-generational households are a feature of life in the Philippines. Drawing inspiration from Filipino psychology (Sikolohiyang Pilipino), Czarecah Oropilla reflects on intergenerational relations in the Philippines with a particular focus on young children and older adults. 

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Insights from the Ugandan Grandmothers Programme

“My goat produces double, I will sell one to pay school fees for my grandchild”

Due to a variety of circumstances, grandmothers become the sole carers for their grandchildren. This happens across the globe and often goes unrecognised by governments despite the critical roles these women play in children’s lives.

A blog by Carmel Gallagher and Jostas Mwebembezi.

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Super Shed Intergenerational Stories and Children’s Well-being

January 11, 2023 | Samantha Hallows

Building on her Super Shed Stories digital storytelling innovation, Samantha Hallows together with her student film-maker son Aaron Hallows is now producing online stories with intergenerational solidarity themes in mind. Read her blog to find out more.

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IGL in Play and Learning Hubs for Ukrainian refugees in Slovakia

December 20, 2022 | Miroslav Balon

After the outbreak of war in Ukraine, Škola dokorán – Wide Open School in cooperation with UNICEF and ICDI launched six new Play and Learning Hubs in Slovakia. Spread across Slovakia in Košice, Prešov, Žilina, Poprad, Spišská Nová Ves and Tatranská Lomnica, their goal is to connect Ukrainian and Slovak children and enhance inclusion among them.

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Intergenerational Cricket4All, Fingal, Ireland

December 13, 2022 | Cathrina Murphy

Ever thought about intergenerational cricket? This is the latest initiative of Fingal County Council in North County Dublin, Ireland. Read more about how it came about in this blog by Cathrina Murphy, Senior Community Officer.

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