LIFE-CHANGING EVENTS

Mae Joy overcomes adversity through faith and support

Eighteen-year-old Mae Joy has had an exceptionally difficult young life. Growing up, she experienced a deeply troubled home life with a father who was unwilling to support her and her five siblings. In addition to this difficult situation, living in the Tondo slum neighbourhood in the Philippines has been a constant struggle. A few years…
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September 1, 2020 0

Rosaline’s Sewing Success!

Countless mothers lovingly sacrifice and dedicate themselves to others. At our sites, we work with many mothers of sponsored children. We’re constantly moved by their overwhelming resilience in spite of obstacles, and the endless love they have for their children. Rosaline, a mother from our Tondo site in the Philippines, had always dreamed of being…
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June 29, 2020 0

Building Family Bonds in Tondo

At our Tondo site in the Philippines, a weekend seminar for couples designed to strengthen relationships is healing bonds, lifting families, and giving children the confidence they need to succeed. Every month, about 40 couples attend the seminar, which has been running since 2018. Like many new initiatives, attendance and participation were a challenge in…
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June 29, 2020 0

A Story of Resilience

Wilson Ajan, father of TON 1847 Shaira Ajan, met an accident March 1, 2015. His right foot and lower leg were crushed between the garbage truck and the wall. The doctors amputated his right leg 5 inches below the right knee.  He was shattered. Life had since been challenging for him and the family.  A…
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November 28, 2017 0