Project Pearls Brain Booster Feb. 4, 2017 Saturday Batia, Bocaue, Bulacan, Philippines   There is never too early for Valentines because as long as we love and care for each other for every day of our lives, every single day is Happy Hearts’ Day! For this morning’s Brain Booster activity, our PEARLS kids at […]

Math Time and Blessed Day in One


Project Pearls After School Program January 29, 2017 Sunday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila     “This is only a reminder that we should always feel blessed and grateful of the people extending their simple acts of kindness to those who need it the most.” –Volunteer-teacher Kerbianca Beech     Another Sunday morning was filled with […]

“How Our PEARLS Kids Celebrated the Chinese New Year”


Project Pearls Brain Booster January 28, 2017 Saturday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines   “The feeling of being needed makes me alive. I feel like I can do everything for them.” -Ms. Gladys, one of our feeding sponsors, UPLB Sigma Alpha Nu Sorority member     Kung Hei Fat Choi!   January 28, 2017 was […]

“The Gift of Bread”


Project Pearls After School Program January 22, 2017 Sunday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines     “There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” -Mahatma Gandhi   Aside from the usual feeding and After School Program for this Sunday morning, some of our […]

ASP: Fun Board Games Part 2


After School Program January 15, 2017 Sunday Helping Land, Tondo, Philippines     “Always remember to find happiness in small things because that will make your day fulfilling. A Sunday morning worth spending!” ~ Volunteer-teacher Emar Viloria   It’s was the round two of fun board games with our PEARLS Scholars at Helping Land!   […]

“The Happy Boodle Fight Feeding at Batia, Bulacan”


Project Pearls Brain Booster January 14, 2017 Batia, Bocaue, Bulacan, Philippines     Our Project Pearls founder, Miss Melissa Villa would never run out of crazy yet super fun ideas. For this day’s outreach at Batia, Bulacan – the kids had their first-time experience of Boodle fight eating style during the feeding activity! And we […]

LitClub Update: Getting Ready for #WRAD


“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.” -Khalil Gibran It’s Friendship week on our countdown and the World Read Aloud Day is almost there on February 16! Are we all ready to read […]

Birthday Fun with Ate Christine


  Project Pearls Brain Booster January 7, 2017 Saturday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines       It is always fulfilling to see the kids learn and finish their activities every Saturday. I’m grateful as well that my mom and I got to share our blessings even for a day and I hope many more […]

VP Leni visits Helping Land, Tondo


VP Leni visited Helping Land, Tondo to personally see the community, and to know firsthand the needs of the residents. In August 2016, Vice President Leni Robredo visited the relocation village of St. Martha Subdivision in Brgy. Batia, Bocaue, Bulacan. In this event, the residents had the chance to voice out the challenges in the […]

Something Fun This Sunday For Our Pearls Scholars


Project Pearls After School Program Jan. 8, 2017 Sunday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines     “It’s truly a very humbling experience with Project Pearls. A beautiful reminder that the blessings we receive are meant to be shared.” -Volunteer-teacher Catherine Anne Cuba   Happy New Year! It’s a brand-new year and today is the first […]

Sharing PEARLS during the Christmas Season


Last December, Project PEARLS shared love and joy to more than 2,500 children, and 1,000 families.   Filipinos are said to have the longest Christmas celebration. Once the “ber” months start kicking in (i.e. beginning September), everyone can already hear Christmas carols being played in commercial establishments. Households are slowly dressed up with red and […]

“A Sunday Party for the Kids!”


Project Pearls After School Program Sunday Dec. 18, 2016 Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines   “I would describe this as the best party ever!” ~Miss Mutya Pacis   We had a break from all our academic lessons for this Sunday morning. Our PEARLS Scholars got to enjoy this day having fun and having new toys […]