August 13, 2017 The Blue Leaf Filipinas, Paranaque City     On the 13th day of August 2017, people behind the strong organization PROJECT PEARLS came together to celebrate its 7th anniversary.   It was a day of thanksgiving, laughter, hugs and tears as we looked back on the milestones of the Project PEARLS […]

Re-blog: 5th Annual Kickball Tournament


  Every year, Empire In The Air  hosts a kickball tournament to fundraise for nine Project Pearls scholars to continuously go to school. This year was their 5th and again it was a success that they will be able to support our nine scholars! Thank you so much Empire in the Air for spearheading this […]

Project Pearls Outreach, First Batch of Fire Reliefs Repacking and Distribution


Project Pearls Outreach, Fire Reliefs Repacking and Distribution Aug. 26, 27 and 28, 2017 Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines   “Unity is strength…when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” –Mattie Stepanek   August 28 is a national holiday that commemorates our National heroes who fought for our Motherland’s freedom and independence. […]

Re-blog: Beyond “Art of Us” pt. II: Medical Mission in Zambales


Project Pearls has an adopted community in Botolan, Zambales wherein we help the indigenous people of LAKAS tribe. They are the tribe of aetas who were displaced from the volcanic eruption of Mount Pinatubo on June 12, 1991. Project Pearls volunteers together with our founder, Melissa Villa and “Art of Us” team headed by Francesca, […]

Re-blog: Beyond “Art of Us” pt. I: Cassie’s Bag of Dreams in Bulacan


After the successful dance summit of “Art Of Us” team which was a joined project of Empire in The Air and The Company, the whole team even had a journey in Batia, Bulacan to be with our Pearls kids living in there. Cassie, one of our youngest advocates distributed her Bag of Dreams in Batia […]

Re-blog: The Art of Us 2017 Unfolded


Last August 2017, Project Pearls co-founder and Empire in the Air founder, Francesca Mateo visited the Philippines to be with the kids of Helping Land. But this time during her two-week visit, she was with her tenderhearted friends and Empire’s partner, ‘The Company’, which is a dance group in the US. Here are some of […]

A Lesson-break Sunday


Project Pearls After School Program August 6, 2017 Sunday Helping Land Tondo Manila   Learning Math can be difficult and sometimes tiring. So, for this day, our goal was to let the kids simply have fun. We present to you Board Games Day for our PEARLS scholars in Helping Land!   The scholars took a […]

PEARLS 7th Anniversary Celebration in Batia, Bulacan


  August 5, 2017 | Saturday Batia, Bocaue, Bulacan, Philippines     This day marked the 7th Anniversary celebration of Project Pearls in Batia, Bulacan!   Few years ago, it was just a mother-daughter’s mission to help a single family. Who would have taught that seven years later, this mission would fall into greater aspirations? […]

Reading Books and Math Time!


  Project Pearls After School Program July 23, 2017 | Sunday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines   “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss   For the whole month of July, as volunteer-teachers under the After School Program, […]

Crazy Hats Art Attack


    Project Pearls Brain Booster July 22, 2017 | Saturday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines   “Think and wonder, wonder and think.” “From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere!” –Dr. Seuss Let’s be crazy and funny this time!   This Saturday morning, after the feeding activity, kids in Helping […]

Re-blog: The Heart of the Human Dignity Curriculum


Last summer, some of our PEARLS kids made their vacation more meaningful by attending the Human Dignity Curriculum, lead by World Youth Alliance.
They dedicated their Tuesday and Thursday mornings learning more about their dignity as human beings. The curriculum’s module “brings to light a proper understanding of the human person in order for them to […]

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 […]