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    Math Time Will Always Be Fun!

      Project Pearls After School Program Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines Sunday | July 16, 2017   “Good Mathematics is not about how many answers you know… it’s how you behave when you don’t know.” –Anonymous     For our PEARLS Scholars, studying Math is fun! This may be a hard subject to most of us […]

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    Raindrops Art

    Project Pearls Brain Booster Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines Saturday | July 15, 2017   “There is a quiet beauty found in nature when the heaven weeps.” -Anonymous   Our Brain Booster Art Activity for this day was inspired by the weather. The Philippines has been enduring a lot of rainy days lately. Therefore, to […]

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    ASP Time is Math Time!

    Project Pearls After School Program Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines July 9, 2017 Sunday     “Volunteering for today was awesome. It will always be a wonderful experience for me every time I spend my day in Helping Land.” -Angelo Dayego, ASP volunteer   It’s Math time for today’s After School Program in Helping Land […]

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    FAITH AND FATE

    Written by: Melissa Villa, Project Pearls Founder and Executive Director   “Sometimes our lives have to be completely shaken up, changed, and rearranged to relocate us to the place we are meant to be.”    As you all may know, Project PEARLS started as a mother and daughter project with my one and only, Francesca […]

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    Baby Sidney

    Today is Baby Sidney’s 2nd Birthday and we couldn’t be so happier !  Happy Birthday our Baby Sidney! Read his story below: This is Baby Sidney, born in the slums of Helping Land; delivered by an unlicensed midwife. Baby Sidney was used as a collateral for the midwife’s fees, that if the mother can’t pay […]

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Empire in the Air and The Company invite you for a Dance Workshop Fundraiser, “Hip Hop for Hope” !  

Lead dancers from San Francisco Bay Area’s pride, The Company will be each hosting a class.  Each class will be a unique opportunity to learn from these dancers!  Net proceeds will go to Project PEARLS After School Program! Don’t pass this opportunity of learning from the best while giving hope for the underprivileged.  For details and to pre-register, click here. 

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We are still accepting sponsors for the  2017-2018 Scholarship Program!

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There’s no better time to give the gift of education but NOW! Giving children living poverty better access to education will give them more chances in life. Education will increase their chances of having a healthy life; of making the right choices; of being employed; of being able to participate in the political process that will shape their future too.

For as little as less than $1 a day for a school year, you can change the life of a child, including yours.

Give the Gift of Education through Project PEARLS Scholarship Program!

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Food Donations Needed for Our Daily Soup Kitchen! 
We are in need of rice, canned goods, noodles, peanut butter, oatmeal, milk, juice, eggs, fruit and vegetables.

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Please help us sustain this life-saving feeding program. To donate or to sponsor, please click here.

Project PEARLS focuses its outreach efforts in the slum communities in Tondo, Manila, particularly in Happy Land, Aroma and Helping Land. These communities sit on a dumpsite where children have no choice but to live with garbage, mosquitoes, flies, and vermin. 

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Young children work at the dumpsite as scavengers. The common meal is “pagpag”(leftover food from fast-food restaurants scavenged from garbage sites) “Pagpag” means to shake away the dirt and maggots in the food.  Please check our various Outreach Programs and read how you can help.

CNN Philippines reports about the communities we serve in Tondo (April 24, 2015)

Below is Ulingan, the first slum community that we adopted back in 2010 where we put up our first Learning Center; established our Scholarship Program and Feeding Program.

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In 2013,  over three hundred Ulingan families were relocated to Brgy. Batia at Bocaue, Bulacan by Philippine’s Department of Social Welfare and Development and National Housing Authority. To ensure the successful transition of these families, Project PEARLS is extending its outreach efforts to these families. To learn more about the Philippine government’s relocation program, click here.

Project PEARLS built a Learning Center at the relocation village in Bulacan where we hold nursery classes, after school programs, livelihood program, and other outreach events.

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Math Time Will Always Be Fun!

  Project Pearls After School Program Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines Sunday | July 16, 2017   “Good Mathematics is not about how many answers you know… it’s how you behave when you don’t know.” –Anonymous     For our PEARLS Scholars, studying Math is fun! This may be a hard subject to most of us […]

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WATCH | PEARLS: A Story of Hope

Project PEARLS was featured on ABS-CBN’s episode of “Storyline” dated February 2013. It featured the Ulingan community which housed a lot of poor families. It also highlighted the organization’s humble cause and how it aims to change a lot of lives of impoverished children through education. Footages of one of the Saturday outreach programs and […]

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Raindrops Art

Project Pearls Brain Booster Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines Saturday | July 15, 2017   “There is a quiet beauty found in nature when the heaven weeps.” -Anonymous   Our Brain Booster Art Activity for this day was inspired by the weather. The Philippines has been enduring a lot of rainy days lately. Therefore, to […]

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ASP Time is Math Time!

Project Pearls After School Program Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines July 9, 2017 Sunday     “Volunteering for today was awesome. It will always be a wonderful experience for me every time I spend my day in Helping Land.” -Angelo Dayego, ASP volunteer   It’s Math time for today’s After School Program in Helping Land […]