thE chIldrEn And thE wAtEr UndEr sUn / from chIldrEn Of thE wOrld by David Cardona on his 10th anniversary as SPD Vocal -a nOn flAsh tAkEs serie-

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thE chIldrEn And thE wAtEr UndEr sUn

from
chIldrEn Of thE wOrld
a nOn flAsh tAkEs serie
by
David Cardona

On his 10th anniversary as SPD Vocal
Medellín, Colombia
1998.12.19 - 2008.12.19
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"La patria es la infancia, es una idea, es una forma de ver la vida y todos los que estamos haciendo estas películas y todos los mexicanos tenemos esa vena y nos sentimos muy orgullosos".

Alejandro González Iñarritu
BAbEl Film Director
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whErE dO thE chIldrEn plAy [youtube.com]
Lyrics

Well I think its fine, building jumbo planes.
Or taking a ride on a cosmic train.
Switch on summer from a slot machine.
Yes, get what you want to if you want, cause you can get anything.

I know weve come a long way,
Were changing day to day,
But tell me, where do the children play?

Well you roll on roads over fresh green grass.
For your lorry loads pumping petrol gas.
And you make them long, and you make them tough.
But they just go on and on, and it seems that you cant get off.

Oh, I know weve come a long way,
Were changing day to day,
But tell me, where do the children play?

Well youve cracked the sky, scrapers fill the air.
But will you keep on building higher
til theres no more room up there?
Will you make us laugh, will you make us cry?
Will you tell us when to live, will you tell us when to die?

I know weve come a long way,
Were changing day to day,
But tell me, where do the children play?

by
Cat Stevens
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cOlOmbIA hAs A rIch sUpply Of hydrOlOgIc rEsOUrsEs

“Colombia has a rich supply of hydrologic resources including average annual rain fall levels more than three times greater than the global average and almost twice as great as the average for South America. However, according to the World Health Organization, the municipalities that control the water supply process suffer from weak management that has resulted in both high water loss rates during the distribution phase (due to leaking, etc…) and a progressive decline in water quality; this situation is aggravated by subsidies water rates that do not accurately represent real costs. Untreated effluents also present a problem. Like other countries in the region, Colombia has recently privatized its water supply in certain regions and the continued debate over water privatization will have a profound effect on Colombia’s future with regards to water resource management.” (OAS)

“Colombia tiene una abundante provisión de recursos hídricos incluyendo la tasa anual promedio de lluvias tres veces mayor que la global y la mayor de Suramérica. Sin embargo, de acuerdo con la Organización Mundial de la Salud, las municipalidades que manejan el servicio de provisión del servicio adolecen de falencias administrativas que derivan en altas pérdidas durante la fase de distribución (filtraciones entre otras) y una progresiva declinación en la calidad del agua. Esta situación se agrava debido a que los subsidios no cubren los costos reales. Fuentes inadecuadamente gestionadas, también representan un problema. Al igual que otros países de la región, Colombia ha privatizado la prestación del servicio en varias regiones y el debate sobre la privatización del servicio tendrá un profundo efecto en consideración a la gestión del servicio del agua potable.” (OEA)

Taken from
http://www.oas.org/usde/environmentlaw/WaterLaw/Colombia.htm [oas.org]

chIldrEn At fIrst!

tWEnty thOUsAnd lEss cOlOmbIAn chIldrEn In thE wOrld!!!

20.000 dead children In Colombia on 2007-2008
-In spAnIsh-

“El procurador general de la Nación, Edgardo José Maya Villazón, dijo que en el más reciente estudio sobre agua potable y saneamiento básico, 20 mil niños murieron por consumir agua contaminada. Explicó que varias de estas muertes pudieron ser evitadas si se hubiera cumplido con los derechos a la salud y se hubiera prestado la atención debida a la mortalidad infantil. Agregó que la situación puede ser más complicada ya que en la actualidad 13 millones de colombianos no tienen acceso al agua potable.

Así mismo, Maya Villazón dijo que en la región pacífica niños entre los 3 a 5 años no tienen acceso a la educación, sobre todo en la primera etapa donde inicia su formación.

Este panorama lo entregó el procurador en desarrollo del encuentro con los 32 jefes de planeación del país, a los cuales llamó la atención para que tomen determinaciones inmediatas y apropien los recursos necesarios para brindar una atención oportuna a los niños, niñas y adolescentes.

Finalmente advirtió que vigilará la inversión de 4 billones de pesos que dejaron los salientes gobernadores y alcaldes e inspeccionará, a partir del primero de julio, los planes de desarrollo de los entrantes funcionarios para verificar si se cumplió con la destinación de dineros para la infancia.”


Taken from
Observatorio del Ministerio de Educacion de Colombia [mineducacion.gov.co]
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PAUL MARTIN
Delegado
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for his corageous work in the cause for the right to clean water for all of chIldrEn and mOthErs in Colombia.

Mrs
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for his work translating from english to hindi and her wellingnes and support from India.
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Aleksander 10 years, 3 months ago

Nice set.

10 years, 3 months ago Edited
Diana 11 years, 2 months ago

Great idea.. great work!

11 years, 2 months ago Edited
Daniel C 11 years, 3 months ago

FantastiK...

11 years, 3 months ago Edited
Marek 11 years, 3 months ago

great post

11 years, 3 months ago Edited
Alfo Zavala 11 years, 3 months ago

coool post

11 years, 3 months ago Edited
Julia Gotz 11 years, 3 months ago

yes, let me add my name to the long list of appreciation.

11 years, 3 months ago Edited
Noa 11 years, 3 months ago

Manifique

11 years, 3 months ago Edited
Demjã©N Anna 11 years, 3 months ago

First is soo great!

11 years, 3 months ago Edited
Pawel Opara 11 years, 3 months ago

those pictures are just crazy!! love them, especially number 4 - so unique

11 years, 3 months ago Edited
Malc 11 years, 4 months ago

Amazing set of photographs

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Fabricio Estrada 11 years, 4 months ago

Sí, muy mágico... hasta pega una nostalgia post-apocalíptica

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Taifallos 11 years, 4 months ago

wonderful set, the water and light contrast makes this set very unique.

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Andreea 11 years, 4 months ago

amazing set

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Ali Reza 11 years, 4 months ago

Thanks for your comment..........
;)

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Aydin 11 years, 4 months ago

Nice set

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Tom Paolicelli 11 years, 4 months ago

great shots.

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Mary 11 years, 4 months ago

such joy and inhibition--well-captured!

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Alexander 11 years, 4 months ago

great post my friend

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Bergur Johannesen 11 years, 4 months ago

Annoying caps, but great shots. I like #1

[i]New "favorites" post just up on my blog, check it out![/i]

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
David Cardona 11 years, 4 months ago

[i]"You just call out my name
And you know wherever I am
I'll come running to see you again
Winter, spring, summer or fall
All you have to do is call
And I'll be there
You've got a friend[/i]"
[url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BH_7uL-2jQ]Carole King[/url]

Thanks a lot for your visit dear ladies and gentlemen! I am so proud of your wellingness and support. Special thanks to [url=http://www.photoblog.com/mikezupan/]Mike Zupan [/url] and [url=http://www.photoblog.com/michaelczhang/]Michel Zhang [/url]managing Photoblog. I wish you and incredible and very happy 2009! [b]chEErs! [/b]

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Carol 11 years, 4 months ago

...terrific...wow....

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Makusi 11 years, 4 months ago

wow

as always amaizing shots

n_n

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Marsha 11 years, 4 months ago

Terrific post! Joyful kids - beautiful water - great lighting - wonderful song!!

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Vishnu Dattan 11 years, 4 months ago

some great shots in there! i love the wide angles :-)

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Storytaylor 11 years, 4 months ago

fantastic set my friend. so much joy

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Maximilien 11 years, 4 months ago

4 in my fav, congrat for the set

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Kamila 11 years, 4 months ago

Great! 1 my fav!

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Winson 11 years, 4 months ago

David, I love the photo especially with the nice music while viewing your photo! Cheers and thanks for sharing with us!

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Andrea 11 years, 4 months ago

Very good series

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Abe Jackson 11 years, 4 months ago

This gives hope to all....bravo

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Aydin 11 years, 4 months ago

Wonderful set!

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Daniel 11 years, 4 months ago

gREat MoMEntS I

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Oscar 11 years, 4 months ago

Thanks David...magnificent set...great finish!! :))

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Clarena 11 years, 4 months ago

This makes me wish i was there running through the water!! i love this set!

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Lotofoto 11 years, 4 months ago

Happy shots.
Wonderful!

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Jack Castelo Branco 11 years, 4 months ago

wonderful!!

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Stefano 11 years, 4 months ago

good, good work!!

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Mario Jean 11 years, 4 months ago

Truly magical set of photos, my dear and gentle friend.
All so full of life and happiness.

I just hope that the new year will be just like your images, David :-)

I now leave photoblog and I take the occasion to thank you for all your support.

Until next time,

Mario

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Howard. 11 years, 4 months ago

Very impressive set. Nice work.

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Fekete Rã³Zsa 11 years, 4 months ago

amazing:d.....nice shots:)...

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Agata 11 years, 4 months ago

amazing light!

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Kasia 11 years, 4 months ago

beautiful

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Perfectionist 11 years, 4 months ago

incredible.!

11 years, 4 months ago Edited
Fernando Benedito Bãºzi 11 years, 5 months ago

Great set. I specially like #3. It beautifully balances the motive (water) and the subject (kids). #5 is also one of my favourites..

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Nenny76 11 years, 5 months ago

thanks

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Ania 11 years, 5 months ago

Great set :)
Happy New Year!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Ali Reza 11 years, 5 months ago

Hey buddy thanks for your comment..........
And happy new year......................................
;)

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Thomaschu 11 years, 5 months ago

Happy new year.. my friend !

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Shonajean 11 years, 5 months ago

What fun :-))

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Katarina Nikolic 11 years, 5 months ago

So full of life! Great set.

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Primavera Delima 11 years, 5 months ago

Joyful and lovely pictures! Well done :))

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
David 11 years, 5 months ago

YES!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Ali Reza 11 years, 5 months ago

Great shots...............
I love them all..................
Merry Christmas to you and your family and friends and me...........
;)

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Alexandra Pechabaden 11 years, 5 months ago

Happy Christmas David. No Cristmas photos coming at all?

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Patrick 11 years, 5 months ago

woow! fantastic set! great job!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Camille 11 years, 5 months ago

funny and lovely - bravo

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Vj Dejan Cirovic 11 years, 5 months ago

WONDERFUL!!!!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Mikkal Noptek 11 years, 5 months ago

Fun time for the kids. Great

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Jumiella 11 years, 5 months ago

Excellent fun in fountain!
"A bit water for refreshment...".

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Lynda 11 years, 5 months ago

You've captured the exuberance of childhood. Wonderful.

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Miclaud 11 years, 5 months ago

A very nice post David!!!
I like the water effects... and the message you meant in this post. Thanks!!!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Edosen 11 years, 5 months ago

good photos, good set, great moments

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Janet 11 years, 5 months ago

AWSOME FUN.

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Arie 11 years, 5 months ago

Fun-tastic shot! :-D

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Monika 11 years, 5 months ago

Oh, these are wonderful... for me the perfect christmas pics even without snow. THe laughter of children.

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Liz Reasey 11 years, 5 months ago

Looks like fun, what a lovely set!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Nesay07 11 years, 5 months ago

Fantastic bro:
your pics make me funny.

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Sendao 11 years, 5 months ago

fantastis pictures!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Martyna. 11 years, 5 months ago

wow. fantastic photoshoot.
happy children, sunny photos.
great :)

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Olivia 11 years, 5 months ago

well done :) great post ,,,
:)

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Nadoune 11 years, 5 months ago

Excellent set!!!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Debbiedeltejo 11 years, 5 months ago

Very lovely shots! I enjoyed viewing them!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Ahmad Khani 11 years, 5 months ago

Playing with water! very nice

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Gopal M S 11 years, 5 months ago

Awesome!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Leocheung 11 years, 5 months ago

Cool shots:))

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Shruti 11 years, 5 months ago

wonderfull series

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Jendayee 11 years, 5 months ago

I love it ! I always wanted to take such shots... lucky you ! & Thank you !

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Ypslon 11 years, 5 months ago

This post is fantastic. :)

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Zorglub 11 years, 5 months ago

Great shots!!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Robert Moffat 11 years, 5 months ago

What an absolutely lovely series

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Breezer M. 11 years, 5 months ago

really beautiful set. i love number 4!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Alexandra Pechabaden 11 years, 5 months ago

Lovely pictures, very dreamy and well caught, David!
I hope you have a very nice end of year, thank you for passing by too!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Michka43 11 years, 5 months ago

great set !!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Rangofraag 11 years, 5 months ago

Amazing pictures David. Very Happy & Vibrant:)

Thanks a million for the credits, its my pleasure all the way. Anytime my friend.

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Finbarr 11 years, 5 months ago

fantastic post!!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Richard S 11 years, 5 months ago

Nice work, like the vintage film effect.

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Nayah Nayah 11 years, 5 months ago

4 and 5 are too funny!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Jorge Cardoso 11 years, 5 months ago

THIS IS SUCH A JOYFUL POST!!! :)

AND CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR 10TH ANNIVERSARY AS SPD VOCAL!!!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Jack Castelo Branco 11 years, 5 months ago

funny set :)

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Riyaz 11 years, 5 months ago

cool set! lookslike fun in water!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Tamara Harden 11 years, 5 months ago

Great pictures.....fun times!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Peregol 11 years, 5 months ago

Beautiful sequence!!!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Gonia 11 years, 5 months ago

fantastis pictures!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Kecskemétiné Nelli 11 years, 5 months ago

Lovely, charming and beautiful!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Cathrine Stewart 11 years, 5 months ago

Great set. :)

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Vterezia 11 years, 5 months ago

lovely set!!!!!!!!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Tomie Poodle 11 years, 5 months ago

wonderful set!

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
Tom Thompson 11 years, 5 months ago

Very good series David

11 years, 5 months ago Edited
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