Dengue

Yesterday afternoon Jerry's classroom was fogged for dengue mosquitos. The entire Province of Iloilo is currently in a dengue emergency which includes both Estancia (where Jerry's family, all our friends and sponsored kids live) plus Iloilo City itself. All hospitals…

Grade 6 Science Advisor, Ma'am Manellii talks about climate change

Educating Disadvantaged Kids With ‘Chasing Coral’

Yesterday I screened the new environmental film Chasing Coral at the Tanza Elementary School in the Philippines. Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate and this important film follows a team of divers, photographers and scientists on…

Rehearsals Started for Literacy Day Celebrations

Rehearsals for our World Literacy Day celebrations started today and as promised here are the details to watching  live on Friday. Today we went back over some materials we learned last year and I also began teaching the kids a little…

Jerry writes his name inside Magic Fish Dreaming

Join Us Live with Dr June Perkins and the Children of Botongon

Less than a week now until World Literacy Day 2017 and I'd like to invite all my readers and supporters to join us live via YouTube on Friday, 8 September at 6.30pm AEST. I'm so excited to be hosting an activity…

This is why i own a TV

I've never been really into TV, and the only reason I bought this one was so Jerry could watch it. My whole view on TV changed when I came up with the idea to take an activity into the kid's home purok.

Taking action against injustice: the stories of 25 women (part 2)

Despite being dissuaded by local government from taking action against Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management(PSALM) Corporation, a group of brave residents in the Barangay Botongon (Estancia, Iloilo, Philippines) is filing action after Powerbarge 103 slammed into their homes at…