'Ellie op patrouille' met Terre des Hommes in Kenia

Collaboration with Kenyan police highlighted on Dutch national television


The Dutch television programme ‘Ellie Op Patrouille’ (Ellie On Patrol) featuring the unique collaboration between Terre des Hommes Netherlands and the police in Lodwar, Turkana, will be broadcast in The Netherlands on Tuesday 6 March 2018. In this area of Northern Kenya, Terre des Hommes Netherlands partners with the local police to fight against the sexual exploitation of children.

Goed gedrag medewerkers Terre des Hommes

Conduct of staff


Recently there has been a lot of commotion due to undesirable behaviour of humanitarian aid workers in Haiti. Terre des Hommes Netherlands is equally shocked by these revelations. Such behaviour is totally unacceptable.

Meer dan 7.000 kinderen eisen hun recht op onderwijs op dankzij ‘Back to the Future’

Over 7,000 children in Lebanon reclaim their right to education


In its first out of three years, the major education initiative ‘Back to the Future’ reached over 7,000 Syrian and Lebanese children.

Oeganda zet de aanpak van kinderhandel hoger op de agenda Terre des Hommes

Uganda pushes issue of child trafficking higher up the agenda


Uganda pushes the problem of child trafficking higher up the political agenda. The country signed the Palermo Protocol against trafficking in persons, women and children, but the government has not yet adopted the protocol. Lobbying by Terre des Hommes’ partner Fida Uganda has helped putting this protocol high on the agenda for ratification.

382 slachtoffers van seksuele uitbuiting geholpen op Cebu in de Filippijnen Terre des Hommes

382 victims of sexual exploitation in the Philippines received assistance


In the space of six years, Terre des Hommes provided intensive and substantial assistance to 382 victims of sexual exploitation in Cebu, a province in the Philippines. Local partner organisation Bidlisiw also ensures that children are not afraid to speak up if they or other children are faced with sexual exploitation.

Nederlandse hulporganisaties slaan opnieuw handen ineen voor Irak Terre des Hommes

Once again Dutch aid organisations join forces in Iraq


For the fourth time in four years, seven Dutch aid organisations, united in the Dutch Relief Alliance, join forces to provide aid to displaced families in Iraq and those returning. The organisations have been working together in Iraq since 2015 and for the first time expand their aid to more than 76,000 people in the central and western parts of the country.

Kinderhandel bij gemeenten Noord-Holland nog te weinig in beeld Terre des Hommes stopt kinderuitbuiting

Municipalities in the province of North-Holland pay insufficient attention to child trafficking


In the province of North-Holland there has been a decline in the number of registered victims of child sexual exploitation. According to mayor Piet Bruinooge of Alkmaar, only 15 per cent of them are visible.

Positieve resultaten onderzoek naar alternatieve zorg voor kinderen in Azië

Positive results research into alternative care for children in Asia


Research has shown that eight shelters for children that Terre des Hommes collaborates with, comply with the required high standards.

Burgemeester van Den Haag bezoekt Terre des Hommes

Mayor of The Hague visits Terre des Hommes


Today the mayor of The Hague, Pauline Krikke, visited Terre des Hommes' office. The working visit is part of her getting acquainted with the city. Terre des Hommes had a first. It was Mrs Krikke's first visit to an NGO based in The Hague in the exercise of her function as mayor.

Onderzoek naar kwetsbaarheid van kinderen in Noord-Kenia Terre des Hommes

Research into vulnerability of children in northern Kenya


Terre des Hommes will conduct a research how the conditions for children have changed due to the recent economic and administrative developments in the Marsabit region in northern Kenya.