Prizewinners of Children of the Earth

"Mika" has a background from economics, the Norwegian prison system and psychology and has done with humanitarian work for over 20 years. She started working at Hispañola in 1996 both in Haiti and in the Dominican Republic. She was one of those who experienced the violent earthquake in Haiti and has followed the development on the island closely...

Edith Villamor (left) and Wenche Thorkildsen with some of the many children that get a totally new and better start in life thanks to the efforts of Sea and Sun Ministries International in the Philippines.

Seljord Folkehøgskule startet for seks år siden et samarbeid med den anerkjente barnerettighets-organisasjonen CWIN (Child Workers in Nepal) i Nepal.

The Children of the World Prize for 2015 was awarded to Halvard Hasseløy (left in photo) and his Open Heart Foundation. For more than 30 years the organization has provided efficient humanitarian aid to the poorest people in a number of Eastern European nations. In 1993 Mr Hasseløy paid his first visit to the Ukraine, and ever since, this country...

The Children of the Earth Prize for 2014 was received by Alaa Alshaham (left) from Ramallah on The West Bank and Paz Cohen from Jerusalem during a ceremony at North Cape on June 5th. The prizewinners were honored for their efforts to create increased trust and understanding between Arab and Jewish children in The Middle East. 500 pupils from the...

The Children of the Earth Prize for 2013 was awarded to Richard Kiwanuka for his many projects for disadvantaged children in Uganda and integration of immigrant children in Norway.