We were fortunate to get another grant from the Rotary Club of Walkerville based in Australia. This time, they provided a water catchment facility for the daycare center in Sitio Kapehan, Bansud Mindoro Oriental. The Mangyans in this part of the mountains of Bansud have limited access to water. This will augment their water supply.
January 2018, Mindoro, with LM. Our first activity as a married couple was to revisit a mountain in Mindoro where we first fell in love. On this trip, we met a community of Mangyans who live in the mountainous areas of Brgy. Malo, Bansud Mindoro Oriental. Children in this part of the province walk for … Continue reading Chairs for Malo High School students
In 2017, Project Malasakit received a grant from leading French investment bank BNP Paribas through their Help2Help program. The funds we received were used to renovate an abandoned and dilapidated multi-purpose hall in Sitio Camachile Brgy. Nabuklod, Floridablanca Pampanga. Sitio Camachile is home to 100 Aeta families. One needs to cross a river and hike … Continue reading BNP Paribas Health Center for Aetas
After watching an Iwitness documentary about the Aetas of Pampanga, TV Host Willie Revillame donated 100,000 pesos for the construction of an Adult Literacy Classroom for the Aetas of Sitio Camachile Floridablanca Pampanga. Many of the Aetas in this remote community could not read nor write, mobile teachers from the Deped and DSWD hold classes … Continue reading Aeta Community Learning Center
In 2017, the Rotary Club of Walkerville based in Adelaide, Australia again chose Project Malasakit as beneficiary for their grant. Through this partnership, we were able to provide solar power units to 100 Mangyan households in Sitio Kapihan Bansud Mindoro Oriental. The Mangyan people were delighted that now they have lights in their homes. We … Continue reading Rotary Club of Walkerville, Australia
Location Villa Maria Porac Pampanga Aeta children from the upland communities in Porac, Pampanga have to walk several miles just to get to the nearest school. Because of this, many of them drop out from school. This is the reason why mobile teachers have been deployed to some sitios to give literacy classes to Aeta … Continue reading Mobile Library for the Aetas