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    Meet Bong…

    Meet Bong, Grade 4 PEARLS scholar. When we met him almost five years ago, Bong was very withdrawn because of his physical disabilities. His parents prevented him from attending school for fear that he may only be bullied. Bong was 9 years old when we enrolled him as kindergarten at our PEARLS Learning Center in […]

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    Meet Sonny Boy…

    Meet Sonny Boy, PEARLS Scholar. We first met him in Ulingan almost 5 years ago – always covered in soot, barefooted, hungry and yet always sweet and cheerful. Sonny Boy is now Grade 3 and looking like a fine young man. Being in school gives him confidence, structure, aspirations and reality that one day soon, […]

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    Pray for Nepal

    Last Saturday, our children from Helping Land, Tondo made cards of love, hope and faith for the children of Nepal who survived the recent earthquakes. We will be sharing these photos with the children attending healing workshops at Nepal Children’s Art Museum in Kathmandu. We will be creating more to send to children at Peace […]

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    NBA Stars Clarkson, Burke And Grant Inspired Project PEARLS Children

    We are very honored and humbled to partner with NBA Cares! Our children, volunteers, communities and the entire nation had a very happy and memorable day!  Thank you again NBA Cares, LA Lakers Jordan Clarskon, Utah Jazz Trevor Burke and NBA Legend Horace Grant.   And thank you NBA Cares Asia Associate Vice President, Carlo […]

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    NBA CARES To Hold Basketball Clinic for PEARLS Children!

    We are so excited and humbled! “The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson, Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke and NBA Legend Horace Grant will visit the Philippines from May 22 to 24 to celebrate the NBA Playoffs with Filipino fans. The three will also conduct an NBA Cares […]

Welcome

We are still accepting sponsors for the 2015-2016 PEARLS Scholarship Program! 

dreamerWe need your help in putting over 300 scholars to school this coming school year!  This coming school year, we are sending 45 children to nursery, 32 kindergarten, 165 to grade school, 64 to middle and high school and 11 in college!

All of these children are living below poverty line and with a household monthly income of less than $130 or Php 6000.  And only for less than $1 a day in a school year, you can send a child to school!
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Education is the only key of these children to change their world out of poverty.  GIVE THE GIFT OF EDUCATION!  Sponsor a child to school.  Change a Life. Change Yours!

To learn more about the PEARLS Scholarship Program , please click here.

You can also support our Scholarship Program for only $20 thru Cassie’s Bag of Dreams! For more info and to donate, click here. 

Project PEARLS focuses its outreach efforts in the slum communities in Tondo, Manila, particularly in Ulingan,  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. Children and families in Ulingan also live on soot and around toxic smoke from the charcoal factories.

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Young children work either at the charcoal factories and/or 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)

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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Meet Bong…

Meet Bong, Grade 4 PEARLS scholar. When we met him almost five years ago, Bong was very withdrawn because of his physical disabilities. His parents prevented him from attending school for fear that he may only be bullied. Bong was 9 years old when we enrolled him as kindergarten at our PEARLS Learning Center in […]

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Meet Sonny Boy…

Meet Sonny Boy, PEARLS Scholar. We first met him in Ulingan almost 5 years ago – always covered in soot, barefooted, hungry and yet always sweet and cheerful. Sonny Boy is now Grade 3 and looking like a fine young man. Being in school gives him confidence, structure, aspirations and reality that one day soon, […]

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Pray for Nepal

Last Saturday, our children from Helping Land, Tondo made cards of love, hope and faith for the children of Nepal who survived the recent earthquakes. We will be sharing these photos with the children attending healing workshops at Nepal Children’s Art Museum in Kathmandu. We will be creating more to send to children at Peace […]