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You can talk about everything with De Kindertelefoon. Whether it’s something small or something big, a question or a problem, or just want to share something. Many children chat with De Kindertelefoon: our volunteers carry about 400 calls a day. We like it when you chat with us. In the conversation it is important that you:

  • have your attention during the conversation
  • be respectful to our volunteer

What we do not like is when you contact us with a made-up story. Because:

  • you keep the line occupied for other children
  • it is not fun for the volunteer who does his best to help
  • telling a fabricated story about bullying or abuse is disrespectful for children who really experience this. Unfortunately this occurs in the Netherlands. It is important that these children can contact De Kindertelefoon.
    If you chat several times with a joke or made up story, we block your IP address.

In short: you can talk about everything with De Kindertelefoon and we like it when you contact us. We do ask you to treat us respectfully, as we do with you.

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Your contact details are not visible to us. Conversations with De Kindertelefoon are 100% confidential. That means that we do not tell anyone what you tell us, except if you want us to. We do not know who you are and you do not have to tell us either. We can not see your internet address. We can, however, see if and how often your Internet address has been in contact with De Kindertelefoon. Do you want to know more about privacy? Check our privacy statements.

Clear complaints and blockage
Are you blocked and would you like to have this blockade lifted? Then fill in this form. Are you not satisfied with your contact with De Kindertelefoon? Let us know via landelijkbureau@kindertelefoon.nl. Note: you are no longer anonymous!

Het WOLKENTHEATER organizes a party between 20-26 July at 20 azc’s! It’s an open air event with Dutch games, a painting workshop, children’s disco, cake and a circus performance. Dutch children living in the neighborhood of the azc are also very welcome.

Do you want to see a performance? Here you will find when Het WOLKENTHEATER is in your area!

More about the foundation
The founder of the foundation, Adrijan Siniša Rakić (a refugee from the former Yugoslavia), helps refugee children by supporting them through theater and introducing them to Dutch culture and customs. The foundation has never been structurally subsidized by the government and is dependent on donations. Do you want to support Het WOLKENTHEATER? Go to wolkentheater.nl/doneer.

Radio de Vrolijkheid

De Vrolijkheid wants to set up an online radio station for and by young azc residents (6 to 25 years). At this moment it is a pilot. Children share their stories with the outside world every Thursday from 17.30-18.30 in workshops. ‘Every child has the right to give his or her opinion,’ says Mariëlle van den Bosch of De Vrolijkheid, ‘but within the azc the ideas and opinions of children and young people are often not seen and heard. While it is just so important to inspire each other, to stand up for yourself and to continue to question the world around you with a critical and inquiring mind. ‘

Do you want to listen to Radio de Vrolijkheid? Then download the app in your app store on your phone or listen online here.

Successful king’s day!

How special! Throughout the country, people have committed themselves to refugee children during King’s Day by sharing their free market proceeds. Sellers, bakers, singers and the rest: thank you very much for your support! Vlogger Hala (16) took a look at Soest:

Support refugee children on King’s Day!

Are you going to sell stuff or show your talents this King’s Day? Participate in the king’s day action by the Dutch Council for Refugees.

Share your King’s Day proceeds with refugee children
By sharing your King’s Day proceeds with other refugee children, you can help them have fun again. You will receive a free King’s Day gift package from the Dutch Council for Refugees with fun items and your own webpage on their site to promote your project.

You can participate in the King’s Day promotion too!
Whether you are going to sell your things, make jokes or music: you can help many refugee children.

  1. Register your action here.
  2. Request the free King’s Day gift package (including poster, balloons, prize stickers and crowns).
  3. Determine which part of your proceeds you want to donate to refugee children.
  4. Tell as many people as possible where you can be found on King’s Day.
  5. Try to collect as much money as possible!

With your project you can make a difference!
Maybe, you are already familiar with VluchtelingenWerk. They defend refugees’ interests, including refugee children. For any questions you can contact VluchtelingenWerk Nederland. VluchtelingenWerk believes it is important for children to relax and have fun. Through your support they make these activities possible. Read more about their work for refugee children at vluchtelingenwerk.nl/kind.

Support refugee children on King’s Day!

Are you going to sell stuff or show your talents this King’s Day? Participate in the king’s day action by the Dutch Council for Refugees.

Share your King’s Day proceeds with refugee children
By sharing your King’s Day proceeds with other refugee children, you can help them have fun again. You will receive a free King’s Day gift package from the Dutch Council for Refugees with fun items and your own webpage on our site to promote your project.

You can participate in the King’s Day promotion too!
Whether you are going to sell your things, make jokes or music: you can help many refugee children.

  1. Register your action here.
  2. Request the free King’s Day gift package (including poster, balloons, prize stickers and crowns).
  3. Determine which part of your proceeds you want to donate to refugee children.
  4. Tell as many people as possible where you can be found on King’s Day.
  5. Try to collect as much money as possible!

Let everyone know that you are participating!
If you participate in this King’s Day event, we would like to ask you to promote the project to as many people as possible. You can do this by sharing your idea on WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and/or e-mail.

With your project you can make a difference!
Maybe, you are already familiar with VluchtelingenWerk. They defend refugees’ interests, including refugee children. For any questions you can contact VluchtelingenWerk Nederland. VluchtelingenWerk believes it is important for children to relax and have fun. Through your support they make these activities possible.

Read more about their work for refugee children at vluchtelingenwerk.nl/kind.

 

A letter to our future | Blog of Unicef

Young refugees and Dutch children that blog together about school, religion, dreams for their future, love or any other topic, that is Write 2 Unite. The Syrian Mohamad (17), the Dutch Baran (16) with roots in Turkey and the Dutch Izy (17) write a letter to their future selves. The blog appeared on the website of Unicef. (Dutch)

Dear future us,

How do we expect our life to be in the future? What studies will we follow and what job will we have? Do we have children of our own? What do we hope to change in the world? We, Izy, Baran and Mo, have pondered this together. If we read this we will be twenty years older, so 37 and 38. We hope our future selves to be happy.

Twenty years is a long time and it is difficult for us to imagine what we will be doing then. In any case all three of us will have finished university, even if it might take one of us longer than the other. For me, Baran, it is s already clear what i will study. In twenty years I will have studied medicine. I do not know what I will do with my study after I have finished. I think it will be good to help people, but I have not done enough research to know what kind of doctor I want to become. Of course we are all different. For me, Izy, it is not yet clear what I want to study. Fortunately, I have plenty of time in the next two years to figure that out. I will visit many universities and look into many studies. I am sure however is that I will have completed a study that I really enjoy. I will enjoy working. I, Mo, have just started my new education as of 2017. Originally i just got lessons in language, but now I am really going to school. I will be a doctor when I read this letter, just like Baran, but in twenty years i will still be working on further study to become a surgeon. I become a doctor because I want to follow the dream of my father. My father also wanted to become a doctor, but it was too difficult. If you are a doctor in Syria, you mean a lot to your country and the world. You help poor people and do not need anything back.

We still live with our parents right now. In twenty years we will definitely no longer be living with our parents, though we love them very much, of course. We will become older after all, and that means you do not fit on your mother or father’s lap. I do not know if I have my own family by then, says Baran. Though we, Izy and Mo, do definitely want children. For me, Mo, it’s important to marry. I want my parents and children to see. I live in Eindhoven or Maastricht. While I, Izy, will definitely not live inBrabant in twenty years. I was not born in Brabant and while I do feel at home here: I do not want to give my children a Brabants accent. I do not really feel like I should marry. I see marriage as nothing but a waste of money. I will have pets too, most likely two dogs.

We have different dreams for the world of tomorrow. I, Izy, really want people to realize that love is important for everybody. Love brings people closer together, which is important in a world where you are in a lot of contact with different cultures. Our planet also deserves more love. Beyond that I want everyone to have rights. Not just on paper, but also in practice. Baran thinks that people should hurry less. If you hurry over your choices in life you will only make it worse for yourself. I definitely do not want to make any hurried choices only to later wonder what would have happened if I did not make those choices. What is important to me, Mo, is that there will be peace for everyone later. Because I am from a country suffering from war I do not want anyone to have to face that. I can walk outside at night safely now, while I could not do that in Syria.

Until 20 years!

Holidays

During the holidays, we are also available for contact. Our opening hours:

  • Monday to friday 11:00 to 20:00
  • Saturday, sunday and 25 & 26 December 14:00 to 20:00

Would you rather talk to peers? Go to the forum.

It’s a special day today!

Today, November 20, is the day of the International Rights of the Child. This means that all children around the world have special rights. These are the most important rights:

  • The right to education
  • The right to own faith and culture
  • The right to a name and a nationality
  • The right to your own opinion
  • The right to a safe and healthy life
  • The right to protection against child labor
  • The right to protection against mistreatment and violence
  • The right to protection in a war
  • The right to play
  • The right to grow up with family
  • The right to safe drinking water
  • The right to good health care
  • The right to care for a disability

All rights apply to all children around the world. For you as well! Do you want to talk about it? Talk to children and young people who are the same age as you are on the forum, or chat with De Kindertelefoon.

Movies about living on an azc

Children from azc’s made movies about how it is to be from Syria and live in the Netherlands. In the movies they show what their lives look like in the Netherlands. The creators were interviewed and came across the news in the Netherlands. Do you want to see the interview? Check out the Jeugdjournaal-website. The films were shown at the Cinekid Festival. That is very exciting!

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