Halloween Party Time!


  Project Pearls  Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines Oct. 31,2017 | Tuesday   “If there was a holiday that deserves to be commercialized, it’s Halloween. We haven’t taken it away from kids. We’ve just expanded it so that the kid in adults can enjoy it, too.” ~Cassandra Peterson   We had a Happy Halloween Party […]

Celebrating United Nations


    Project Pearls Brain Booster October 21, 2017 | Saturday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines     As many know, the United Nations is a powerful intergovernmental organization. It was established on Oct. 24, 1946 after the World War Two to prevent another conflict among countries. One of its goals is to maintain international […]

Our Scholars’ Thoughts


  PROJECT PEARLS AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM October 7, 2017 Sunday, Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines     Who would have thought that a simple act of kindness could better someone’s life?   We did not imagine how much our PEARLS scholars would appreciate our acts of kindness for them.   Every Sunday morning after our […]

Party Time and English Time!


  After School Program Sept. 24, 2017 Sunday, Helping Land, Tondo, Manila   “A blessing when shared is a happiness doubled…”   Our After School Program for this day was a little bit special because of a good soul who chose to spend her special day with us! She’s Kimberly Caramat and she joined us […]

2nd Batch of Fire Relief Repacking and Distribution


  Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines Sept. 9-10, 2017   We all wanted to help and provide for those in need from the devastative fire incident in Tondo, Manila last August. With the kind hearts of generous people, we were able to. We had a repacking and distribution day on Aug. 26-28, 2017. Nearly 700 families […]



  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 […]