50 words: children express themselves in a safe space on the internet

The Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society has launched an online platform where children can share their thoughts and practical things they face every day because of the pandemic and how they are managing to overcome these challenges.

With schools closed and forced to stay home, children have increased their online presence. The coordinator of the section focusing on children within the Foundation, Angela Caruana, said that children were going into various sites that offered no protection.

She said that for this purpose, a Facebook page called here4u.mt has been launched, through which the foundation wants to spread its services beyond the 80 members it works with every day. She added that the first two activities will address creativity among children while keeping them in a safe environment.

“50 words are being giving to children who want to write a story. The only condition is that they can only use up to 50 words. We are giving children a chance to share work with all creative ideas. After these 15 days every piece of work will go up in an online exhibition on facebook that we are launching today, “said the coordinator of the children’s hub, Angela Caruana.

The President Emeritus and Chairperson of the foundation, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca said that the page will serve for children to discuss and talk about dreams, aspirations, recommendations on things that affect them or those around them.

Other News

This evening saw the commencement of the pilgrimages which have been organised for the occasion of the town and village feasts which will continue until the 8th of December when…

Two days away from International Lace Day, a group of people gathered at the National Museum of Ethnography, at the Inquisitor’s Palace in Vittoriosa, to work traditional Maltese lace. Anyone…

A large number of Nationalist Party MPs were seen entering PN’s Dar Centrali this evening, for an unofficial meeting, as confirmed by a party spokesman. Earlier today Dr Adrian Delia…

View More