On Mother's Day

To the mother who many years ago, brought her dying little boy to my front door and begged me to keep him… to save his life… thank you for trusting me.

To the mother who handed me her son with tears streaming down her face. Almost too exhausted to speak… thank you for trying. I understand. Read more

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Progression Athletics International visits GHI!

Shane Hanson, Founder and Coordinator of PAI (Progression Athletics International) brought his skill and passion for kids and youth to Gentle Hands and Malabon.

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4 Siblings

We went to pick up an abandoned child that was referred to us from a government facility. My social worker and I were prepared for the worst. Desperately underfunded and overcrowded, whenever we were asked to take a small one from this center, we were prepared to do so without hesitation. They were not set up to care for infants. Teens and older kids who were in trouble with the law, were made to care for the little ones. That was their punishment. Oh, the abuses I have stumbled upon because of this system of so-called discipline.
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A Gentle Hands Christmas

Team Koza rocks again!

Who would think to spend Christmas in an orphanage would be so much fun!

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Our Christmas Giving 2013 Gift Pack Campaign Begins today!

Every Christmas we get asked if our orphanage needs anything for our children or if they can have a party for our kids. We are only able to host so many parties and so we have come up with a fantastic program for our children this Christmas season.

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HOPE FOR HAIYAN

NOVEMBER 27, 2013

Last week Charity, our Director, as well as Minet, our Senior Social Worker, and Eddy went down as our Assessment Team to Tacloban.
The objective of the trip was to find out what was going on “on the ground”, and have a better idea of the specifics of what Gentle Hands’ role will be in amidst the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.

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PHASE 1 – Assessment UPDATE: Tacloban

Last week Charity, our Director, as well as Minet, our Senior Social Worker, and Eddy went down as our Assessment Team to Tacloban.

The objective of the trip was to find out what was going on “on the ground”, and have a better idea of the specifics of what Gentle Hands’ role will be in amidst the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.

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PHASE 2 – The Preparation

We continue to prepare as our Gentle Hands PHASE 1 team goes this coming weekend to assess the most effective strategy for relief from the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda).

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