picture Lylene Belle Carcedo


Nominated by Mite Myhla M. Carcedo

All 2021 Children’s Peace Prize Nominees

Lylene is a child advocate, her aim is to end the suffer of abuse, neglect, and/or abandonment among children. Lylene has many activities to her name, among others, she has been a volunteer Kindergarten teacher to stray kids since she was 15 years old; sponsoring 100,000 pesos of educational supplies to schools; collecting money to feed the hungry; cleaning up the environment; and volunteering with children who have physical disabilities. She also works as a child advocate coordinator responsible for training, evaluating, supervising, coaching volunteers, and ensuring the state laws are followed for child advocacy. Lylene uses her voice and her social networks to act on critical issues and urge government leaders to make children a top priority.