Dear Give Children Hope sponsors and friends, We hope that you are doing well and enjoying your day. You may have heard from the news that our country was hit by Typhoon Mangkut just recently. Fortunately, it did not bring much damage to the areas where the sponsored schools are located but very sad for the [...]
Dear Give Children Hope sponsors and friends, We hope that you are having a wonderful time as you read this letter. The atmosphere here suddenly became more exciting and a lot happier as we have reached the what we call "ber" months. We feel the excitement for so many things most especially the Christmas season but [...]
Dear Give Children Hope sponsors and friends, We are now at the last month of the summer vacation for the schools here in the Philippines. The weather has been very hot but the children are surely enjoying this time playing in the sun and spending time with family and friends. It is not unusual if some [...]
November 7th, the Phillippines was hit by a huge storm, Typhoon Haiyan, with winds reaching as high as 115 mph. It is reported that approximately 10,000 lives were taken tragically, and many more people affected. Our thoughts and prayers go out to our filipino friends and the children of both the Maravilla and Sua Elementary Schools. [...]
We really need more books to send to Sua Elementary and Maravilla Elementary Schools. If you have any great ideas how to collect more books or want to help us collect more let me know. The children really love to read and this book project is a big success in the Philippines.
This is Nanette Demesa a mother of 7 children, and a housewife. She is one of the mothers who we can always count on to help with the Meals @ School Program of Give Children Hope. While waiting for the break time of the students to have their meals, I was able to talk to her. [...]
Many thanks to Cody Leishman & Katie Henderson at Sundesa LLC for their generous donation to Give Children Hope of thousands of Blender Bottles that we boxed and sent to the Philippines! Maravilla Elementary School in Ilolo & Sua Elementary School in Camarines Sur will soon be receiving this great product! Also, thanks to our good [...]
We believe that healthy students are happier and will learn more in the long run. That is our goal... to feed children so that their main concern is their studies and not their hunger. We are pleased to see the positive changes that are taking place in our students lives.
These are two pictures sent to us by our Filipino representatives. It shows the humble circumstances that many of our students are living in. It is easy to see why these children yearn for a better opportunity at life.