How we are Making a Difference

Life Under Lockdown

Life Under Lockdown

31 March 2020 - Emmylou Hallig

Millions around the world are in some sort of a lockdown because of COVID-19. In order to stop the further spread of the virus, people have been told to stay at home, establishments have been closed (except for essential businesses), schools have been cancelled, and people were asked to work from home.   The entire Luzon Island […]

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Acts of Love

Acts of Love

28 February 2020 - Emmylou Hallig

With COVID-19 threatening to become a worldwide pandemic, February has not been an easy month to cope with. Thankfully there are no confirmed cases yet here in the Bicol Region, and fear and panic have not yet gripped the hearts of the people here. For us at Tiwala Kids and Communities, even in the midst of uncertainties, […]

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Highlights and Hopes

Highlights and Hopes

29 January 2020 - Emmylou Hallig

The year 2019 has been a good year for Tiwala Kids & Communities. We are grateful for the many opportunities we were given to build strong foundations in the lives of poor children and families. Through God’s grace and enabling, we were able to touch the lives of more than 500 children and families through […]

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Celebrations!

Celebrations!

16 November 2019 - Emmylou Hallig

We all mark important events in our lives. Special occasions remind us of the grace and goodness we have received, and so we pause in gratitude and praise. We invite others to join us in the festivities to share with them our joy and thanksgiving. The Lord has given Tiwala several milestones to celebrate the […]

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Meet the Tiwala Teachers

Meet the Tiwala Teachers

5 October 2019 - Emmylou Hallig

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day! This month’s newsletter features the entire Tiwala staff team, who are all teachers, so that you can get to know the people behind the educational programs of our organization.  Mila Alboc  Mila hails from the northern part of the Philippines and is the longest staying staff of Tiwala. She is in […]

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Glimpses of Growth

Glimpses of Growth

5 September 2019 - Emmylou Hallig

Over 500 children and mothers are enrolled in Tiwala’s different programs this semester. We are present in nine public schools offering digital learning classes and scholarships. We also provide weekend classes, tutorials, mothers and youth group sessions in seven villages in Legazpi City. Coordinating and facilitating all these programs are not an easy task, but […]

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Showers of Blessings

Showers of Blessings

29 July 2019 - Emmylou Hallig

Summer is over and it’s the start of the monsoon season in the Philippines. But it is not just rain that has come pouring down here at Tiwala Kids & Communities. In June and July we saw God’s faithfulness by providing us with material and spiritual blessings as well, so that we could continue to […]

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Summer Blast

Summer Blast

18 June 2019 - Emmylou Hallig

Tiwala Kids & Communities had a hectic and fast-paced summer. In April and May we were provided with many opportunities to minister to the children and parents in Legazpi City. We were also privileged to be visited by different groups of people who care for Tiwala and believe in its mission of portraying God’s love […]

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Marching to a Bright Future

Marching to a Bright Future

31 March 2019 - Emmylou Hallig

One of the things that we love about our ministry in Tiwala Kids & Communities is the opportunity to offer educational assistance to underprivileged children through our scholarship program. The grant goes beyond paying for the school fees of the students. It aims to contribute to the total development of the child. We spend time each […]

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Shaping Hearts for God

Shaping Hearts for God

28 February 2019 - Emmylou Hallig

Traditionally the month for people in love and all things heart-related, February offered us at Tiwala Kids & Communities many opportunities to shape young hearts and minds for God. Through Biblically-oriented classes, cyber safety seminars, small group meetings, and informal interactions, we are grateful for the chance to help mold the hearts of more than 300 children and help […]

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