The steel foundation is laid

St. Martin de Porres, Bustos, Bulacan, Philippines, June 2006:

The laying of the steel foundation for the future boys’ dormitory and a visit from KPMG’s auditors marked the beginning of summer at St. Martin de Porres (SMDP).

Learn more about the people of St. Martin de Porres at the SMDP website.

Music, including impromptu performances of the children's orchestra, are a part of each day at SMDP

The size and shape of the future boys' dormitory begins to emerge

A solid steel foundation will support the boys' dorm

KPMG's Klaus Becker (center) and JDVSF Vice Chair Carmelita Salvador (left) inspect the newly laid foundation

The construction workers' camp

Father Boyet, Carmelita Salvador, and Klaus Becker with the kids