Leyte Orphans
By Salvador Cariaga (07-26-07)
http://www.philippinechurchesofchrist.org

A year ago, we brought in a dozen orphans caused by a landslide that buried a whole community in Guinsaugon, Leyte, Philippines. One of the girls (Mylde Orbizo) lost her parents, four brothers and three sisters. She also lost her home, farm, and all her earthly possessions. All she had was the clothes she wore to school that day. Last month, we brought in her only surviving family member, JR, and nine other new orphans from Leyte.

We provide them food, housing, education, clothing, allowance and among other things. Last year's group did exceptionally well and some even excelled in academics and athletics. They are housed in campus with their own newly built home where they live together. The boys live in a separate building from the girls. Most are 14-17 years old.

We are looking for partners to help us continue this program. If you wish to know more, please visit our sites and email me at cariaga@yahoo.com



 

 

 

 


Sincerely Yours,

Salvador Cariaga
Coordinator
Sunrise Orphan Homes
Purok 2-B Bon-Bon Butuan City, Philippines

Orphan Pictures in Leyte last year.

http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/pchronicle/album?.dir=8a45scd&.src=ph&store=&prodid=&.done=http%3a//photos.yahoo.com/ph/my_photos



Orphans at Sunrise last year.
http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/pchronicle/album?.dir=2dcfscd&.src=ph&store=&prodid=&.done=http%3a//photos.yahoo.com/ph/my_photos

 

http://philippinechurchesofchrist.org/leytedisaster/personalreport.htm

 

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