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LCPC Meeting in Poblacion II, Alfonso – Stop Sexual Abuse of Children

Gina of DSWD (Department of Social Welfare Development) Alfonso presided over the Local Council for Protection of Children (LCPC) meeting on January 30, 2017 at the Brgy. Hall of Poblacion II in Alfonso. Gina recapped LCPC activities in 2016. She enumerated the rights of a child  and plans to do related activities. She also relayed about children who got into conflict with the law and about charitable institutions who shelters these children. AWH representative Raymund Balicha announced during the meeting that in addition to quarterly funding of P15,000 to DSWD Alfonso, AWH is supporting on “Stop Sexual Abuse on Children” in conjunction with RIMM (Rotary International Multinational Manila) which will … Continue reading

Home for The 100th Sheep Graduation

On March 22, 2016, a DSWD (Department of Social Welfare and Development) accredited foundation, Home for The 100th Sheep which operates and manages several pre-schools in Dasmarinas, Cavite with selected indigent children, held a graduation celebration at a courtyard in nearby vicinity. AWH vice president Casey Takayama visited the event and congratulated all the children graduating. For the continuous and dedicating support of indigent families including resettled street families from Manila, AWH made a monetary donation to Home for The 100th Sheep Foundation.

Christmas Event with Home for The 100th Sheep

On December 18th, 2015, Home for The 100th Sheep, a DSWD (Department of Social Welfare Development) accredited organization which has helped over 200 resettled former street families from Manila, held a Christmas event for their children in Dasmarinas, Cavite. AWH donated sacks of rice, quality used clothes from Japan and biscuits to the organization so they they would be distributed to the resettled families later and participated the event.

ALFONSO DAY EVENT 2015

On December 10, 2015 municipal yearly event of Alfonso day was held at the municipal basketball court. Three parts of programs catered for children, PWD (persons with disabilities) and indigents respectively. The municipality of Alfonso including the mayor and councilors sponsored the event. DSWD prepared gifts and coordinated participants. Municipal health office conducted free dental checkups. Kiwanis Alfonso chapter assisted the programs. AWH financially assisted to provide gifts to PWD and donated quality used clothes which were originally donated by AWH’s guests from Japan.

Alfonso Women’s Month Celebration

March 24, 2015 The LCPC (Local Council of Protection of Children (, Women & Eldery)) of Alfonso held an event for national women’s month, attended by the Cavite provincial councilor, the municipal mayor, vice mayor, municipal councilors and some male barangay captains in lady’s costume. AWH staff, DSWD Alfonso, a pastor and municipal health officer also attended as members of the LCPC. It was confirmed that women’s position in the society must be raised and women shall be more empowered in the current men dominated lifestyle in the Philippines.

Local Council for The Protection of Children (LCPC)

The members of LCPC consist of councilors from the municipality of Alfonso, Cavite, DSWD Alfonso, municipal health official, municipal planning department, local national statistics office, local police officers, NGO’s, students and pastors, had a monthly meeting on March 9th, 2015. AWH joined LCPC in January 2015.DSWD and NSO recognized AWH efforts of helping indigents in barangay Mangas II residents procure birth certificates in the previous month, as well as repairing the roof of and donation of a steel bunk bed to the youth counseling center.Since protection of LCPC extends to women and elderlies, it was discussed to set the date for “Women’s Empowerment Day” to be on March 24th and … Continue reading

Livelihood Support in Barangay Mangas, Alfonso, Cavite

DSWD had requested assistance for Gulud Mangas the “squatter” village created by destitute persons from other regions. 47 families were counted during our visit and each family pays Php250 monthly lease for a small housing pad within the agricultural property dotted with mango trees. The club bought two 25kilo sacks of rice and AWH bought another three sacks to provide 2.5 kg rice to each of 47 families. Biscuits and drinks for the children were provided by DSWD. The gift giving was combined with family planning education. Since most households lacked firewood for cooking AWH staff had donated and had made arrangement with the brgy. captain to pick up truck … Continue reading

Alfonso Children’s Day 2014

December 19, 2014 @ Municipality of Alfonso The five poorest families from each of the 32 barangays (villages) in the municipality were chosen to receive gifts. The gifts consisted of a backpack with school materials inside. Mayor Varias and his Vice Mayor greeted everyone and the mayor gave out the gifts. We assisted with the gift giving. The second part of the event consisted of gift-giving to the handicapped children (PWD: Persons With Disabilities). This consisted of the children, assisted by their parents, receiving the same backpack gift and their guardians receiving Php2,300 cash in an envelope handed out by the major. The cash represented the semester school support for … Continue reading

Visiting Mother Teresa Spinelli’s Treasure (Orphanage)

The local Alfonso DSWD (Department of Social Welfare Development) introduced us its accredited orphanage in Tagaytay and AWH with its guests from Japan visited their facility in November 2014. The orphanage is funded privately including oversea donors and well maintained. They accept abandoned children and on that particular day we visited, Alfonso DSWD brought an 1 year old orphan girl to the facility and asked for her acceptance. The girl was found on a street in Alfonso right after her birth in malnourished condition and had been looked after by five foster parents. However, since all of the foster parents are indigent and could barely feed her as they have … Continue reading