How we are Making a Difference

Sources of Strength

Sources of Strength

31 January 2019 - Emmylou Hallig

Dear Friends, We hope you had an awesome January! We at Tiwala Kids & Communities welcomed 2019 with gratitude for all the blessings we received in 2018. As we looked forward to what the Lord was showing us He wanted us to be and do this new year, we took time to make an inventory […]

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Growing in Gratitude

Growing in Gratitude

29 November 2018 - Emmylou Hallig

In some areas of the world, November is a time of gathering together with family and friends in order to give thanks for the blessings received. Although we do not have Thanksgiving Day as an official holiday in the Philippines, we still would like to take the opportunity to give thanks for a month of […]

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Protecting Children Online

Protecting Children Online

3 November 2018 - Emmylou Hallig

According to a recent report released by Unicef, the Philippines has become a top global source of child pornography and is one of the worst-affected countries in Asia-Pacific for online abuse. The research further states that around 80% of Filipino children are at risk of online sexual abuse and bullying. With 55% of Filipinos now gaining […]

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Stronger Together

Stronger Together

30 September 2018 - Emmylou Hallig

One of the core values of Tiwala Kids & Communities is partnership. We recognize that we cannot do the task of building strong foundations in the lives of our beneficiaries alone and therefore seek to promote partnerships. This month we tapped into these relationships so that we could truly deliver quality services to the children […]

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Pursuing Wisdom

Pursuing Wisdom

30 August 2018 - Emmylou Hallig

We at Tiwala Kids & Communities believe that the pursuit of wisdom is more important than material success. While we want our beneficiaries to break free from poverty, we believe that wisdom is more precious and permanent, because it helps us overcome crises successfully, deal with conflicts positively, and find effective solutions to difficult situations. […]

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Why We Love What We Do

Why We Love What We Do

24 July 2018 - Emmylou Hallig

It’s the start of the new school year and we have been busy resuming our school-based and community-based programs. In the midst of the hectic schedule, we at Tiwala Kids & Communities get up each morning expectant to face the day. Here are the greatest motivators we have at the start of each new day: […]

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Summer Summary

Summer Summary

31 May 2018 - Emmylou Hallig

Summertime greetings from all of us at Tiwala Kids & Communities! April and May are summer months here in the Philippines and, although school is out, we have been busy with different summer activities for the Tiwala children and families we serve. Here’s a quick summary of what we have been doing: Summer School The […]

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Making a Mark through the Gift of Learning

Making a Mark through the Gift of Learning

31 March 2018 - Emmylou Hallig

Tiwala Kids & Communities believes that education is fundamental to a bright future. Many of our programs are geared towards instilling the love for learning among children in need, helping them improve their academic skills, and providing educational assistance. We find great joy in seeing children embrace and enjoy the value of education in their […]

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Heartfelt February

Heartfelt February

28 February 2018 - Emmylou Hallig

With February being the month devoted to hearts and love, Tiwala Kids & Communities has had multiple opportunities to put our heart in what we do and and show compassion to the children and families we work with. Here are a few ways in which we were able to connect to those to whom we […]

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Starting the New Year with a Blast

Starting the New Year with a Blast

31 January 2018 - Emmylou Hallig

What a way to start 2018!  If it wasn’t enough to witness the chorus of firecrackers and fireworks on New Year’s Eve, our local volcano, Mount Mayon, couldn’t stay out of the act.  On January 13 it began emitting abnormally large amounts of smoke and ash blanketing several towns east of the mountain. Since then Mayon has […]

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