Manila Children’s Home

MCH Kids Embark on Right of Passage

March 11, 2019

Remember your teen years? If you’re like most people, you worked really hard to figure out who you were and where you were headed – all while filled with teenage angst and confusion. Now add to that mix that you live in a children’s home because of abandonment, abuse, neglect or a tragedy that left […]

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Overcomer: “Greatest Week of My Life”

November 8, 2018

Vulnerable filipino kids are overcoming tragic childhoods with love, nutrition, education and mentoring. We’re adding another element – extracurricular activities – to help them learn competition, teamwork and fun. ER’s Walt Walkowski accompanied a team of volunteers from Ravenna Baptist Church who sponsored a sports camp near Manila. By Walt Walkowski, ER’s Global Impact Coordinator (May […]

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NAPACOR City Kids

Find Your Life-Changing Experience With ER

July 18, 2018

By Tim Fausch, ER Communications So you’ve heard about short-term volunteering overseas and you’re intrigued. But, you wonder, where in the world should you go and how can you make a real impact? Fortunately for you, we have the solution to your dilemma –  connect with Extreme Response in the Philippines, Ecuador or South Africa. Our […]

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Malnourished Mel Overcomes the Odds

February 20, 2017

By John and Gela Basiwa, Manila Children’s Home When Mel* was rescued from the streets at age nine, he was underweight and had severe health issues. Having spent years on the street with his family, he was diagnosed with primary complex disease, a precursor to tuberculosis. Mel’s outlook was bleak. The third of four children, […]

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Toto’s Redemption

February 10, 2017

By John and Gela Basiwa, Manila Children’s Home Ten-year-old Toto* was angry when he showed up at the Manila Children’s Home (MCH) three years ago. So angry, in fact, that he fought with the other boys and even his own siblings. At one point, Toto got ahold of a knife and threatened another boy. Then, […]

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Toto’s Success Inspires Scholarship Program

February 4, 2016

(Feb. 4, 2016) My name is “Toto”. I am 12 years old Grade 2 student. Today I live at the Manila Children’s Home and my life has changed a lot. I was a failure in my education. I failed three times during my childhood years; once in Kindergarten and twice in Grade 1. I failed […]

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