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Local Council for Protection of Children Meeting – August, 2016

The Local Council for Protection of Children (LCPC) meeting was held on August 22, 2016 at the Barangay Hall of Lucsuhin Ilaya, Alfonso, Cavite. The Agenda discussed were the following: 1. Participation of LCPC to Alay-Lakad 2. Planning for Children’s Day 2016 3. Schedule of Barangay Council for the Protection of Children (BCPC) 2nd Quarter Evaluation 4. Drug Related Problems in Alfonso No specific dates were set yet for the Alay-Lakad (an Annual Fund Raising Activity of Alfonso Municipal) and Children’s Day held during the celebration of Alfonso Day in December. The meeting was focused mainly on what the barangay officials are doing for drug addicts and pushers who have … Continue reading

April 2016 LCPC Meeting at Luksuhin Barangay Hall

On April 18, 2016, the members of LCPC (Local Council for Protection of Children) along with barangay Luksuhin captain Cynthia and the councilors held a monthly meeting at the barangay hall of barangay Luksuhin, Alfonso, Cavite. Topics included analysis of children’s (0-17 years old) statistics collected in 2015 and the method of survey on the same statistics this year in barangay Luksuhin. Dra. Manzo, the municipal health director, stated that DOH (the Department of Health)  will begin distributing sub-dermal contraceptive implants if the Supreme Court removes the temporary restraining order, which may happen in August. If the temporary restraining order is removed, all the women in this country will be … Continue reading

Visiting an Orphanage with Overseas Guests

The home of the House with no Steps Foundation along Aguinaldo Highway in Alfonso largely houses 12 permanently incapacitated adults, most of which had been abandoned by their relatives at an early age because they were afflicted with incurable diseases such as cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and polio. The foundation is only able to support each patient with P1,200/month. Ever since DSWD (Department of Social Welfare Development) introduced this foundation AWH has supported these handicapped orphans in years. Instead of funneling such donations through AWH account, AWH, for the sake of full transparency and greater involvement of overseas guests, decided to assist guests with purchase of rice and food and … Continue reading

LCPC Meeting at AWH

On January 11, 2016, LCPC (Local Council for Protection of Children) Alfonso used AWH function room for their first meeting in 2016 as AWH has committed to voluntarily provide its venue at no cost for local government. The budgeting plan for 2016 and its each prospective projects were discussed including TB, teen pregnancy, domestic violence, etc.

Barangay Christmas Party 2014

A little Christmas event was held for children on December 20, 2014 at the barangay hall in Sicat, Alfonso, Cavite, where AWH is located. AWH provided pasta and ice cream for 100 children. Barangay captain also joined and greeted the children. He told us that the participated children were one third of the entire children population in Sicat. AWH talked with him about necessity of family planning, otherwise no bright future for these children growing in poverty, hunger and joblessness situation. Nevertheless, all the children enjoyed the food. 10 gallons of ice cream went empty in about an hour.

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