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Sponsored books to Filipino communities

Since the correlation between the lack of schooling and the degree of poverty is so strong, the objective of volunteers in the Phillipines is to encourage those who have enrolled their children that it’s worth the effort and expense needed to keep their children enrolled. The other great need in Filipino day cares is quality teaching materials and curriculums, and Activated Ministries was happy to sponsor the books and teaching materials which were distributed to dozens of schools in these underprivileged neighborhoods.

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Back To School Event - 2012

Big smiles crossed our faces as we read that Activated Ministries had once again granted our request for sponsored educational materials to be donated to thousands of young children in poor areas of the Phillipines. As we called the missionary in Mindoro who is responsible for feeding over 100 poor children 4 times a week she was in tears at the generosity of the gift of materials we would be able to give her and her volunteer teachers. Read more about Back To School Event - 2012

Books and teaching aids to low income Filipino schools

Jonah Bishop

During Christmas 2011, our volunteers had the goal of helping at least 1,000 children from poor areas in Taguig, Phillipines. We contacted the DSWD (Dept. of Social Welfare) and discovered that there are 130 government run day care centers for poor children with approximately 10,000 children enrolled. So we went ahead and with the help of the DSWD and Barangay (town) officials we arranged two events in which four towns would be involved, with a total of 17 Day Care centers and around 1050 children. Read more about Books and teaching aids to low income Filipino schools

Educational tools to an underserved Filipino community

Jonah Bishop

Out of every 100 Filipino children, roughly 10 never enter a classroom at all. For every 100 pupils that enter first grade, only 42 will graduate high school. According the 2009 Pulse Asia report, 26% of all Filipinos have no formal education, or no more than elementary education. In a seemingly unavoidable situation, these children will grow up to join the ranks of the desperately poor. Read more about Educational tools to an underserved Filipino community