November 20, we went to two charity groups that day to spend time with the kids and (as cheesy as it sounds) bring happiness to their day. This activity is our group’s (OED) way of celebrating E’s birthday instead of the usual party celebration. I think this is beginning to be a yearly thing because this is the 2nd time we’ve done this. Last year we went to Boystown, but we also had a party before that. This year, however, was about giving back. 😊
First stop was at Tahanang Sta. Luisa, Inc. You’re probably wondering, who they are and what they do. Well here’s a short description for your convenience.
Tahanan Sta. Luisa is a crisis intervention center that provides programs and services for the caring, healing, teaching, and recovery of sexually and physically abused, prostituted, and exploited or molested street girls aged 11 to 18 years old. Established on April 6, 1999, the center can accommodate 23 girls at a time.
At the center, the girls are provided with the following services based on our Caring, Healing, and Teaching (CHT) Framework: Home life assistance, educational assistance, socio-cultural assistance, and livelihood assistance.
I shall post only a few pictures here. The rest you’ll find them at my blog’s FB page’s album.. link at the end of the post, after the cut. 😛