Summer Program in Helping Land Week 4


  May 27, 2018 | Sunday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines     Our Summer Workshop at Helping Land is almost over! Next week, the kids will be presenting what they have learned for the past weeks. And we are so excited! We deeply thank all our mentor-volunteers for sharing their time and talents to […]

Summer Workshop Week 3


May 20, 2018 | Sunday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila     And for this day’s outreach, we are on our third week for the Summer Program in Helping Land, Tondo!   As a short recap, last May 6, we officially launched the Summer Program for the kids in Helping Land. For the whole month of […]

Summer Program in Tondo, Manila (Week 1)


  May 6, 2018 | Sunday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines     We officially launched our Summer Program at Helping Land, Tondo, Manila!   In this month-long program, kids will be able to discover and enhance their talents as they will be joining various workshops like Singing, Dancing, Acting and Arts. We believe that […]

Celebrating Mother’s Day in Batia, Bulacan


  May 5, 2018 |Saturday Batia, Bulacan, Philippines   “All the forces on this planet, will never beat that of a mother’s love.”  ― Elle Smith, The Way Back Home     For this Saturday morning in Batia, Bulacan, we had the pre-celebration of Mother’s Day! Kids and moms were gathered at the covered court of St. […]

April 22 After School Program


Project Pearls After School Program April 22, 2018 | Sunday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines     “It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” ― Mother Teresa     We reached our last lesson for the After School Program Academic year 2017-2018! For this day, our PEARLS scholars […]

Art Story in Stones


  Project Pearls Brain Booster April 21, 2018 | Saturday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines   “It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.” –Patrick Rothfuss, author     This week’s Brain Booster […]

Reading and Toy Library with ASP Team


  Project Pearls After School Program April 15, 2018 Sunday | Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines   One more lesson to go and we’re finally off to our Summer Program! Before the usual feeding to start our day, we welcomed first this day’s sponsor. And they are Elijah Alves, Aivan Alfaro, family and friends! We […]

Fishes on the Bag!


Project PEARLS Brain Booster April 14, 2018 | Saturday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines     It’s a Fishy Day at Helping Land, Tondo!   After our daily feeding, we played a short film about the Bangus (Milkfish) Festival. Dagupan, Pangasinan celebrates the Bangus Festival every first week of April.   We celebrated the Bangus […]

Feeding with Feeding Change Philippines


Project Pearls After School Program April 8, 2018 Sunday | Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines   We would like to thank Feeding Change Philippines for joining us and sponsoring this day’s meal for the hundreds of kids in Helping Land, Tondo. The morning started with the feeding of youngsters and, of course, this was possible […]

Easter Sunday Party at Helping Land


  April 1, 2018 Tondo, Manila, Philippines   It was a happy Sunday morning in Helping Land this first day of April!   And to celebrate this year’s Easter Sunday, it was party time!   Our food sponsor, Peter Kennedy and family, joined us this morning. Alongside the feeding, kids and volunteers enjoyed our dancing […]



Re-blog from: April 19, 2018   Ana Stern, Director of Program Operations, and Amber Peterson, Director of Program Innovation, recently returned from Oxford in the United Kingdom, where they attended the World Literacy Summit. Below, the dynamic duo reflect on their experience. As two LitWorld program leads who travel frequently and far to observe LitClubs and LitWorld […]



These are Project PEARLS grade school, high school and college scholars from Bulacan, Manila and Zamboanga Sibugay. These are not your ordinary scholars; these are scholars who are determined to rise out of poverty! These are scholars who we believe will be responsible and compassionate leaders. These are the future of Philippines whose vote you […]