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A Life Story of Hope and Determination: Amputee Student Success Story

A very happy graduate in Hospitality Management at Cebu Technical University in Moalboal, Junevieve Pales, tells us her story of hardship, challenges, and victory. She received sponsorship from Roskilde Rotary Club, Denmark, for her 4-year course. Her desire is to support her family and younger siblings so they also can …

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Volunteerism

Construction and Renovation Project at Mambaling, Cebu

The Softchoice team from the USA, together with the Lenovo team from Canada through the Developing World Connection facilitators, worked on a 2-week long Construction and Renovation Project at the Nano Nagele Childcare and Learning Center in Mambaling, Cebu. The local organizers from Rise Above Foundation Cebu, Flemming and Gabriel, …

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Health

All Smiles for the Toothbrushing Program in Gun-ob Elementary School

Rise Above welcomed the year 2020 with high hopes, implementing programs non-stop to address the needs of different communities in Cebu, Philippines. The first project held at the very beginning of the year, as part of the foundation’s Health and Hygiene Programs, is the teeth4life Program. Assisted by the Rise …

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