By Nickky Faustine P. De Guzman, Reporter
Young street urchins are common sights on the streets of Metro Manila. For many, their fate is already sealed: they will grow old without any direction in life, or perhaps they will die young from exploitation including involvement in drug peddling or prostitution.
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In the coastal community of Baseco in Tondo, Manila, utilities like electricity and water are not guaranteed luxuries. Children and adults are prone to skin rashes and other illnesses due to extreme heat, poor sanitation, and lack of ventilation and clean drinking water. Fortunately, there are young leaders in Baseco Compound who are quick to put their thinking caps on to address these problems. These … Continue reading Tondo kids show mosquito repellent, battery-powered fan-lamp, coconut juice vendo machine in science fair
GOTA DE LECHE (A Drop of Milk) — registered in 1907 as La Protección de la Infancia, Inc. (The Protection of Infants) — is the country’s oldest citizen-led charity organization, and to this day, it continues to provide nutrition to indigent malnourished children from ages three to seven through milk rationing and pediatric care. For breastfeeding mothers, it provides nutritious brown rice, malunggay leaves, food packs, and medical care. Continue reading “Heritage building the focus of charity’s 2017 desk calendar”