Gugma at Radio Lora

On June 21, 2021 Agnes Keil, the vice president of Gugma Street Kids, speaks at Radio Lora (92,4 MHz) about justice and explains the situation of "our children" in the Philippines. She presents also two songs which deal about justice and tells us about her special relation to the project.

Click here to listen to this podcast.

"Paraiso" - A song for justice

Originally this song is from Smokey Mountains, but here it is presented by the kids of Gugma sa Kabataan.

It tells about the life in a house made of cardboard floors and walls, matching rugs for the cloths and plastic bags for the cold.

Voices for Global Justice

Jonah Domingo, Executive Director of Gugma sa Kabataan, gives an interview for the "Nord Süd Forum München" as a contribution to its project "Voices for Global Justice".

Online Meeting in December 2020

On December 12, 2020 there was the first online meeting of friends of the project in Europe with our partners in the Philippines.

This video shows the most important parts:

  • Update by director Jonah Domingo

  • Contributions of children and mothers

  • Christmas dance

The Philippines: Beauty - Poverty - Help

Pictures from marvelous landscapes and next to it the miserable situation of the street children in Cagayan de Oro and the work of Gugma sa Kabataan

Created by: Amelie Geiger -

The Children

Pictures of the situation of impoverished, negelcted and abused children in Cagayan de Oro (Philippinen) and the program of Gugma sa Kabataan, to get these children out of their misery.

by Samantha Neu / 2009

And here is Samantha's Report about mission in the project: Das Leben im Projekt

The life of a street child

A child of Gugma sa Kabataan shows us his previous life in this video.

Renata from München at Gugma sa Kabataan

In the year 2018 Renata Castellanos worked for several weeks as volunteer wirh Gugma sa Kabataan mit. Here are some picures and clips about her visit.

She has also written a corresponding report which is worth reading: "Eine unvorstellbare Realität"

Impressions from a visit at the project

In this video Stefan Wolfenstetter catches some impressions of his visit in 2016:

  • Life in the city

  • The Slums

  • Our center

  • Good bye party

A day in the Center

Here we can see some impressions of the life in the center of Gugma sa Kabataan .

Feast for the children

In this clip you can hear some fragments in Visayan, der local language in Cagayan de Oro.

10 Years of Gugma sa Kabataan

This video was made at the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Gugma sa Kabataan in the year 2015. It shows the life of a boy who lives in the streets and survives by searching for useful things in the garbage.

These scenes are put after, but show the real life of the "actor", before he came to GsK.

Minda explains the project

This nine minutes film shows the life in the center. Some children tell about their life in the streets and narrate their dreams. The directer of the center at that time, Iluminada sa Domingo ("Minda"), gives additional explanations.

The spoken part starts after 3 minutes..

Children in Prison

In this documentation from the year 1996 the TV station Probe describes the situation of the children in the jail of Lumbia close to Cagayan de Oro.

The background, the role of the city, the ocial welfare office (DSWD) and other administrations are shown.

Father Naylor Ross, at that time director of Balay sa Gugma accuses this system and shows, how his organization offers to the children an exit of this einen Ausweg aus dem vicious circle of poverty, violance and prison.

Balay sa Gugma

This film from Thomas Wendl of the year 1994 shows the city of Cagayan de Oro in Mindanao (Philippines) and explains the situation of the street children. Thomas has lived for three years in Cagayan de Oro and has founded there Balay sa Gugma, the preceeder of Gumga sa Kabataan).

Funeral of Gary Dalayhon

Gary Dalayhon, a 16-year-old street boy from Cagayan de Oro, Philippines, was shot be a policemen on July 23, 1993 in an act of arbitrariness. His funeral on July 28 became an impressive demonstration for the rights of street children.