Leven onder het viaduct

Human Interests, People

Het is geen nieuws dat het onder het viaduct vaak druk is. Er is altijd wel iets te beleven: vrienden komen bij elkaar, jongeren lopen langs om bij de bushalte te komen, muziek wordt gespeeld en er wordt zelfs gezongen en gedanst.

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Sombra di Koló Art Exhibit & Lectures

Art Scene, Awareness, Education, People, Public Events

Happy twenty-fifteen, Kòrsou! The folks here at #WAC hope you guys had the most awesome holiday season and we wish you a blissful 2015 full of love, fun, success and especially more great memories.

For 2015’s first article we’re going to tell you about Sombra di Koló’s art exhibit and lecture series. We’re going to try and cover everything #SDK so get ready!

Curaçao Fitness Challenge 2015

Fitness, Fun, Health, Non-Profit, People, Public Events

It’s quote popular for people to start the new year by writing down or sharing their resolutions. Work less and spend more time with friends or family, save more, stop smoking and especially losing weight and getting fit are some of the most popular ones. If getting more active and being healthier is on your bucket list for twenty-fifteen you are going to love this article.

This week I sat down with a few members of Fundashon Alton Paas (FAP) so they can enlighten us on the very awesome Fitness Challenge that they’re currently organizing.

Animal day special: Sea Turtle Conservation Curacao

Animals, Awareness, Education, Non-Profit, Uncategorized

In honor of animal day we bring you an article about one of Curacao’s little known programs with a heart for one of our sea creatures; Sea Turtle Conservation Curacao. We met with Sabine Berendse, who runs the program and is extremely devoted to this cause.

Alton Paas: Inspiring the young, disabled and just about everyone else around him.

Awareness, Non-Profit, People

No, I’m not going to talk to you about the foundation. I’m going to talk to you about an incredibly ambitious and talented young man, that despite his accident and injury still finds a way to brighten even the darkest of days. I am, of course, talking about Alton Paas from Fundashon Alton Paas (FAP)

One Love at the ’14 Curacao Reggae Festival

Fun, People, Public Events

Last week Curacao celebrated the first year of a pretty fantastic event; the Curacao Reggae Festival. Brought to us by the “Bob Marley Tribute” legend, mister Junior Tecla, in collaboration with Landhuis Brievengat. It was a pretty jamming evening and the crowd was soaring high above the music (ha ha!).

A foundation with a heart for man’s bffs

Animals, Awareness, Education, Non-Profit, Volunteer Work

We all know Curacao, by now, has plenty of animal sanctuaries and other animal rescue organizations. Great, right? Yes! But did you know we also have an animal organization aimed specifically at educating our youth on animal care? Today we’re going to enlighten you a bit on I-Animal; a non-profit organization with a heart of gold.

Halfway there…

Banda'bou, Cleanup, Stichting Uniek Curacao, Volunteer Work

On the weekend of July 25th 2014 a team of locals, led by Park Rangers from Uniek Curacao, headed over to Boka Patrik to execute a three-day cleanup and camping. It was a hot and wet (that’s what she said) weekend filled with lots of cleaning and dirty gloves, laughs, little bumps in the road and good ol’ friends & fun.