Happy Easter!

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  Project Pearls After School Program April 16, 2017 Sunday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines   “The very first Easter taught us this: that life never ends and love never dies.” –Kate McGahan Easter Sunday means a New Day of Life and Hope.   Easter Sunday day may be a holiday wherein most of us […]

Project PEARLS scholars advocate for education and literacy

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Thank you so much, balitangamerica.tv for featuring our PEARLS Scholars! Here’s the link: http://www.balitangamerica.tv/project-pearls-scholars-advocate-for-education-and-literacy/ Last March, three of our PEARLS Scholars (Princess, Catherine and Lilibeth) went to the United States to represent the Philippines for the HerStory Global Summit partnered  with LitWorld.   ——————————————————————————————————————   Project PEARLS scholars advocate for education and literacy by Rommel […]

Clay-Art Day

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Project Pearls After School Program April 9, 2017 Sunday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines     “I couldn’t think of anything less appealing than molding the minds of tomorrow’s leaders.” ~Al Franken   Dear Mr. Anton Ortigas and the group of Prodigee Talents and Events Management, Thank you so much for sponsoring today’s feeding and […]

Happy Birthday, Teacher Jedda!

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Project Pearls After School Program March 26, 2017 Sunday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines   “Indeed, the best way to celebrate my birthday is with the Project Pearls’ kids and volunteers. My every Sunday will not be completed without spending it with the kids in Helping Land.” –Ate Jedda Punzalan, Project Pearls volunteer since 2012. […]

Something Fun and Fishy

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Project Pearls Brain Booster March 25, 2017 , Saturday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines   You see a child play, and it is so close to seeing an artist paint, for in play a child says things without uttering a word. You can see how he solves his problems. You can also see what’s wrong. […]

Science Day with La Salle MBA Students

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  Project Pearls After School Program March 19, 2017 Sunday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines     “Because for me volunteering, though it benefits the children we are helping, if we look at the other side, we have more learnings from them.” –Valerie Fabila   This day’s After School Program Activity was led and facilitated […]

Crepe Paper Art

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  Project PEARLS Brain Booster Saturday, March 18, 2017 Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines     A child’s creativity will always be limitless.   We can testify to that. Kids’ imaginations and creativity will always be beyond borders. Yes, we give them instructions of what to do and yet they will exceed our expectations of […]

Moving Up and Recognition Day of our PEARLS Scholars

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  March 11, 2017 Saturday Batia, Bocaue, Bulacan, Philippines   “Education is not the means of showing people how to get what they want. Education is an exercise by means of which enough men, it is hoped, will learn to want what is worth having.” ~Ronald Reagan   It’s the most awaited time of the […]

Math Time Will Always Be Fun!

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  Project Pearls After School Program March 5, 2017,  Sunday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines   “It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth.” ~Jean Plaget   Manuals or hand-outs per grade level were distributed to our volunteer-teachers for today’s After […]

The Story of The Lion and The Mouse

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Project Pearls Brain Booster March 4, 2017, Saturday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines     “Acts of Kindness: A random act of kindness, no matter how small, can make a tremendous impact on someone else’s life.” ~Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart   For this day’s Brain Booster activity, kids enjoyed watching a […]

Origami-Day!

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Project Pearls Brain Booster Feb. 25, 2017, Saturday Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines     “Children make up the best songs, anyway. Better than grown-ups. Kids are always working on songs and throwing them away, like little origami things or paper airplanes. They don’t care if they lose it; they’ll just make another one.” ~Tom […]

Celebrating Ate Yvette’s Birthday at Helping Land

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  Project Pearls After School Program Helping Land, Tondo, Manila, Philippines Sunday February 19, 2017     “The feeling was so overwhelming and going there at Helping Land is all worth it. This was my first time reaching out and I feel so blessed. Thanks to my friends who invited me here.” ~First time Project […]