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Volunteerism

Chinese Volunteers Help Fire Victims

A few months ago, more than 300 households were misplaced due to a big fire which happened at Sun Valley, V.Rama Road, Cebu. In these households, there are around 2 to 3 kids in each family. After the fire, they had to stay in the local gymnasium without the basic …

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Education

Mothers of New Kids at the Family Care Center

Written by: Allison Auman, Mary Grace Tito and Phoebe Erandio, UP Mass Communication Interns On Friday, June 23, Marie and Nida met the mothers of the new students of the Child Minding program at the Family Care Center. The meeting was conducted by Marie Tangalin, to discuss the terms of agreement …

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Education

School Starter Packs for 100 Kids

Another school year has officially started. And children who are going to school are really excited. They are excited to meet new friends and use their new school materials. That is if they HAVE new things. Most children in Sambag Dos, the poor area beside our Community Center, long to have …

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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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