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Maricel's Story

Before Yolanda (Typhoon Haiyan), Maricel lived in a wooden house with her husband, Stephan, and her three kids – Princess, Shane and Angel. Maricel was a teacher at the San Agustin school and Stephan, worked as a farmer until he saved up enough to buy a motorbike and begin working as a driver. The family wasn’t rich, but they got by. Then Yolanda struck. Read more »

Our Future in Tacloban

Since our arrival in November 2013, our volunteers have helped just shy of 8,000 Haiyan survivors get on the road to recovery in Tacloban. Read more »

Featured projects

San Agustin School

The community of San Agustin was devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan. We’re working with the community’s elementary school to repair the damage caused by the storm and increase the school’s capacity.  Read more »

English in Mind Institute

The English in Mind Institute (EIM) teaches English as a vocational skill to more than 150 adult students who attend weekly classes. Read more »