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Health

Medical Mission to Poor Families in Cebu

First of all, we are so happy that we now have a regular doctor who volunteers at the Community Center. People can now come into our center to be checked up if they feel anything unusual in their bodies. Secondly, we were delighted to welcome medical students from Matias H. …

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Volunteerism

MicroSourcing Brings Magic at the Community Center

We can’t be happier with all that is happening at the Community Center in the past few days. Companies started to contact us to do their corporate social responsibility programs with us.  Just this week, MicroSourcing Philippines Incorporation contacted us to hold an outreach and food sharing program with 300 …

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Volunteerism

Corporate Social Responsibility in Action: Companies give back

Connecting big companies to underprivileged communities have never been easier in this day and age. And we are always so happy to be the bridge between these two stakeholders. This month, we were contacted by Tech Mahindra, a big outsourcing company here in Cebu. They want to conduct a free …

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Education

A Volunteer’s Experience: Volunteering at the Family Care Center

This is an article contribution from Hannah, one of our volunteers at the Family Care Center. I had been looking for an organization in Cebu that I could volunteer my time in while I’m visiting for a few weeks. A quick Google search led me to the Rise Above Foundation …

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Education

Finding Gold in the City’s Trash: Situation of Poor Families in Cebu Dumpsite

By Karla Evangelista, Intern Coordinator Inayawan Dumpsite is the largest dumpsite in Cebu. It may be hard to believe, but thousands of families actually live in the dumpsite. People here build their houses with scrap materials and some are on actual garbage. Some people also get their food from the …

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Education

Visit to Sponsor Kids in South Cebu

To be honest, there is a big world out there and there is a bigger need to be solved. For Rise Above, we have been trying to reach out to the many families who need our help. And it’s not just in Cebu City, but as well as to those …

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