Progress Continues at Tondo Halfway House

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The structure continues to take shape in Tondon, and major milestones continue to be accomplished. A few recent updates from October and November include: Agreement has been achieved with Meralco, …

Floods in Philippines Impact SMDP

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In the Philippines, heavy rains and floods claimed the lives of more than 60 people in early August. The worst flooding in the Philippines since 2009 also affected St. Martin …

Progress Update on Tondo Halfway House

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The halfway house in Tondo, Manila is closer to completion. In July, the ground and first floors were built. The construction crew has already started working on the second floor, …

Strong Support from Swiss Chapter

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In June, the Swiss chapter of the John D.V. Salvador Foundation and the Catholic Parish of Widen arranged a brunch and raised around CHF 1’400 to support SMDP initiatives. The …

Drilling Begins for the Halfway House

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Drilling work has begun for building the half-way house in Tondo, Manila, which will support graduates of SMDP who are pursuing education and work opportunities in the city. “This is …

Check Signing Advances the Halfway House

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On 27 December 2011, Carmelita Salvador and Rhoneil Fajardo, board members of the JDVSF Manila, signed the first checks for the Tondo halfway house supporting graduates of SMDP who are …

Construction Progress for Halfway House

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Initial steps have begun in Tondo, Manila for building the half-way house, which will support graduates of SMDP who are pursuing education and work opportunities in the city. A new …

Back to School

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St. Martin de Porres children have happily returned to school. JDVSF’s partnership with Angelicum College in the Philippines will allow them to finish their formal education. The children are participating …

St. Martin de Porres Welcomes Piglets

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A year ago, St. Martin de Porres children received an unexpected gift from visitors: two piglets! With much enthusiasm, a small pig farm was built at the opposite end of …

July Visit from Down Under

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July Visit from Down Under In July, 16 students from St. Aloysius College, a Jesuit school in Sydney, Australia, visited the St. Martin de Porres home for children (SMDP). The …