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Amplifying Youth Voices!

Sigaw ng Kabataan Coalition (SKC) is a national non-partisan, non-profit, non-sectarian, youth-led non-government organization (NGO) that aims to amplify young peoples’ voices. It was organized on August 18, 2013 by youth leaders for the youth.

Committed to building and sustaining a strong coalition of young people and their organizations geared towards amplifying youth voices, creating venues for learning and leadership development, and promoting cooperation between the youth sector, the government, and other sectors of the society.

Who we are

STUDENTS

OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTH

YOUNG PUBLIC SERVANTS

YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

YOUNG INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

START-UP LEADERS

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Youth leaders have already joined us!

National Tree Planting Blitz 2019

June 22, 2019 - Present
26,000+ Trees Planted

our developmental priorities

Climate & Environmental Action

A sustainable future demands actions to address several environmental issues. The young generation is both responsible and recipients of greater impacts of climate change and environmental choices.

Quality and Accessible Education for all

Education remains to be a powerful tool in shaping the young generation. The provision and enhancement of educational opportunities for the youth impact the progress of their future, along with the country’s.

Poverty Reduction & Access to Adequate Food

Combating poverty and hunger is prerequisite to uplifting the quality of lives of the youth, including the development of their potentials to create a greater contribution to development.

Decent Jobs and Sustainable Livelihood

While education harnesses the knowledge and skills of the youth, opportunities of employment and sustainable livelihood are essential to put the youth’s potentials into practice.

Health and Social Welfare

Ensuring the better health and social welfare of the country’s citizens is not only a crucial purpose but also a key component of national development.

Peace in Diversity

Peacebuilding is among the strong foundations of nation-building.

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WHAT DO WE DO

PROJECTS ALL AROUND THE COUNTRY

WE AMPLIFY VOICES

May 1, 2019 – Suyac Island Mangrove Eco-park Community livelihood assistance and basic aquatic emergency response improvement through donation of life vests, snorkeling gears, and basic rescue equipment.

April 16, 2019 – Before the holy week,  the team has yet again fulfilled their mission of bringing hope but this time, the beneficiaries were the Aetas of Brgy. Puey, Sagay City, Negros Occidental. 

January 22, 2019 – The team traveled to Pandanon Island, Municipality of Getafe, South of Bohol Province for PAGLAUM  outreach and community immersion activity

2ND SINAG CARAVAN HITS THE ROAD

December 15, 2018 – “SINAG”, the Filipino Word for “Ray of light”, is a series of outreach activities which aims to share our happiness and give hope to our underprivileged brothers and sisters in our chosen communities and on the streets we are passing through while aboard a bus-turned mobile kitchen of Rotary International District 3830 called the Tummy truck.

BTMC PROJECT 6TH DEPLOYMENT IN MINDORO

December 02, 2018 – We held The BTMC Project in the Municipality of Gloria, Oriental Mindoro, it is a project inspired by a Hanoi-based NGO founded by a World Economic Forum fellow which aims to establish schools for Ethnic Minorities. 

"SANA" SPOKEN WORD POETRY NIGHT IN MAKATI

November 29, 2018 – Through spoken poetry, the project will bring together artists, dreamers, and change-makers of all ages to share their stories in spoken word form revolving on the theme of Sana — on the wishes, aspirations, hopes, and dreams that lie at the very heart of human experience.

"NAMNAMA" IN ABRA

May 19, 2018 – Namnama, an Ilocano term for
Hope is a joint project of SKC and its member organizations led by Abra Youth Organizations Society(AYOS). It is an outreach activity in a conflict-ridden community in the province of Abra. The team distributed school supplies to the children and met with the local leaders to discuss possible peace promotion and conflict resolution efforts. 

PROJECT SMILE IN ZAMBOANGA

April 27, 2018 – SKC Zamboanga Peninsula Regional Guild had a successful Joint Project-partnership with the Council of Rotaract and Interact Clubs President, STI College Zamboanga, Marine Battalion Landing Team 11 and other local organizations. The Joint project titled “Project Smile” was held for the students of Lugakit Elementary School, Zamboanga.

THE 1st PHILIPPINE INTERCULTURAL YOUTH CONVENTION | SEPTEMBER 22-23, 2018

September 22-23, 2018 – Defining Filipino in Dev’t: Empowering young leaders in PH Intercultural Youth Convention 2018

In addressing the country’s most pressing issues – peace and conflict, indigenous rights, quality education, federalism, among others – comes a crossroad for building the Philippines’ path towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. It is in this crucial time that youth leaders should play a key role in defining what it means to be a ‘Filipino,’ and more importantly, how the youth could contribute in this definition. 
With culture and sustainable development at the center of discussion, PIYC 2018 unifies the Filipino youth to define its role in building a better future while being rooted in Philippine heritage. 

THE ISANG LAHI INTERCULTURAL YOUTH CONVENTION | MAY 10, 2017, OSH CENTER

PAGLAYA SPOKEN WORD POETRY NIGHT IN MANDALUYONG

February 28, 2018 – PAGLAYA is a spoken word poetry event which intends to promote mental health awareness through opening up a platform for sharing of stories in hope of better understanding of related issues and to end the stigma against people afflicted with mental illnesses.

National Ambassador for Muslim Affairs Johaimaa Pacasum with ARMM Ambassador Mosanep Montillo, and National Support Team member, Roselle Jarical at the House of Representatives for the monitoring of a youth sensitive policy. 

SKC members joining the AYLA series of visits to ASEAN embassies in the Philippines.

SKC National President at a press conference calling for the full-implementation of Graphic Health Warnings Law

Our National President as one of the panelist together with DOH Secretary Francisco Duque, Congressman Joey Sarte Salceda, Congressman Joet Garcia and Philhealth Director, Dr. Tony Leachon during a Tobacco Tax Press Conference at the Bayleaf Hotel. 

SKC Booth during an SDG fair at General Santos led by SOX Ambassador Ghian Karlo Belonio, Sarangani Governor Daryl Palomar, and Sultan Kudarat Governor Kaharudin Dalaten.

SKC visiting team pays a courtesy visit to Mayor Beng Climaco at the Zamboanga City Hall.

Campinsa Project in Cebu led by then Central Visayas Ambassador Wes Harven Maravilla. 

Hiking for a Cause at Mt. Ulap, Itogon, Benguet – A fundraiser for our outreach projects.

MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS

Selected Councils and Federations