In a local, shame- and class-based society, orphaned, abandoned, and abused children are stigmatized as unwanted, making them targets for bullying and discrimination, so they fall further behind academically, emotionally, and socially.
How We Do It
Project: Pag-asa is more than a school. It is a nurturing environment attuned to the needs of each child, committed to fostering attachment and, through the redeeming Gospel, restoring potential--academic, social, emotional, and spiritual.
In 2012 a Canadian teacher began a tutoring service to a local children’s home, mostly unaware of the impact of debilitating life circumstances on fragile children. Reversing these effects is now her passion.