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Volunteerism

First Batch of Chinese Volunteers at the Community Center

It is such a blessing for us when teams of volunteers come in and help in the work that we do. And for this year, the number of volunteers increased! What a wonderful year it is! Earlier this year, we collaborated with Zeke, a school coordinator in China. The school …

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Volunteerism

Hampton University School of Pharmacy Visits Rise Above Foundation Cebu

It has been a fruitful week for us! Last Monday, May 22, 2017, pharmacy students from Hampton University visited Cebu, Philippines. They wanted to learn about the medical system in the Philippines. They also wanted to help feed the children from poor areas. The activity started at one o’clock in …

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Health

Free Dental Services for Public High School Students in Cebu

We had a busy week! Last Friday, we’ve just concluded a week-long dental mission. Three dentists from New Zealand visited Cebu to treat patients for free. The dental mission was held at Ramon Duterte Memorial National high school in Guadalupe, Cebu city. This high school is the biggest among high …

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Education

Treasure in Trash: Life at the Garbage Dump

Life can be hard for many of us. But I’d say, it’s more difficult for this little child. This is Arnel Ayen. He is now if fourth grade and has been on the sponsorship program since first grade. He lives with his mom and a younger sibling. His dad left …

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