From uling and garbage to clothespin

The clothespin makers of Bocaue, Bulacan

Written by Pat Nabong on October 4, 2015, Project PEARLS founder Melissa Villa was included in the feature of the news article from digital news site Rappler and Move.PH. The article featured one of the scholars of Project PEARLS, Jonathan, her mother and her sister and how they make clothespins now from scavenging garbage in Helping Land and making charcoal which is still meager for their daily needs after being relocated in Batia, Bocaue, Bulacan.

View and read the digital version of the full article written right here!



Project PEARLS is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with the State of California with a Federal Tax Id: 27-2624202.

Project PEARLS is a non-stock, non-profit and non-partisan organization registered under the laws of the Republic of the Philippines with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 6, 2011 with Company Registration Number: CN201109816 and Company Tax Identification Number: 008-060-835-000