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Posts tagged with “manila” (15 posts)

Magtayo ng Buhay Update

Our Livelihood Projects: Magtayo Ng Buhay
 

(which means “Build a Life”) 

Almost half the world — over three billion people — live on less than $2.50 a day. At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 a day. More than 80 percent of the world’s population ...

A great day for Magtayo ng Buhay!

what a great day! our months of paperwork has paid off!

Magtayo ng Buhay is finally incorporated with the Philippine government!

Magtayo ng Buhay || Livelihood NGO in Manila, Philippines

 

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MAGTAYO NG BUHAY (MnB)

What started out as one of those “dreams” the summer of 2012 when Jonathan got sick, is slowly coming to life.

We have an incredible board of trustees for Magtayo ng Buhay (MnB) who not only are solid people in different places ...

New posts on the Photogs for a Cause Blog!

A couple of new posts are on the Photogs for a Cause blog. Head on over there and check out what we have been priviledged to photograph in the last month!

OUR C̶h̶r̶i̶s̶t̶m̶a̶s̶ HAPPY NEW YEAR UPDATE - Manila, Philippines

A FULL CHRISTMAS SEASON HAS COME AND WENT AND 2014 HASN’T BEEN ANY LESS ACTIVE! WE HAD GOOD INTENTIONS OF GETTING THIS OUT BEFORE THE NEW YEAR. WELL….YA. :)

CHRISTMASTIME

We had Tracey’s mom and dad, Sandy & Wayne, with us for 3 weeks during December. Not ...

Growing pains of the Heart || Hope for Haiyan - Gentle Hands, Manila, Philippines

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we have 5 orphans from tacloban coming this afternoon.”

The text i received from my hipag (sisterinlaw in Tagalog) came two days ago. I asked her if she knew any of their story. 

They were 5. And they were siblings.

That evening I received another text…this time it was photos ...

there is hope in love

nothing could have prepared me for what my heart saw today.

we’re getting a referral patient today, by the way”, smiled my sisterinlaw. great timing too; our new nurse from australia had just arrived the night prior and what a fantastic way to “throw her in” to the lovely craziness.

she ...

today i walked a mile || life in tondo, manila

i had an idea of what to expect; since the first time we were in manila in 1996 we did outreaches and worked in very depressed areas where the poor lived. welfareville with my motherinlaw with kids and pregnant mothers. malabon with my sisterinlaw with families and abused & neglected ...

conjunctivis of the soul || by tracey

over a week ago i acquired “sore eyes”, or conjunctivis.

this is the first time i ever had this. and let me tell you, it ain’t pretty. Upload from August 08, 2011

it began with my eyes feeling a little sore..so i rubbed them, naturally. then my sisterinlaw, charity, took one look at me when ...

our latest newsletter is online! - by tracey

getting a routine set and in place right after you’ve moved HALF WAY AROUND THE GLOBE  is always a challenge especially for someone like me who doesn’t do well with getting routines to STICK!

nonetheless i have uploaded our APRIL NEWSLETTER. simply click on the link below!

APRIL 2011 NEWSLETTER

happy ...

it's not always paradise in paradise - personal by tracey

it’s been 9 weeks since we arrived in the philippines.

so excited. anticipating. a little nervous. but mostly excited.

and why not? we were coming back “home” in a sense…a place we had put down roots for 6 years. both our kids were born here. the foundation of our lives as a ...

i need my sleep you, you know.. - by tracey

4:00am.

That is the time I woke up Wed, Thur and Fri of this last week. To be at Gentle Hands for 5am.

Why on earth, you might be asking.


When Charity told me Tuesday night that she had to be in 2 places at the same time on the ...

manigong bagong taon (happy new year) - the bird has landed! || by tracey

we traveled over 30 hours from dec 30 - jan 1 to get to manila.

whoa.

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 [what i did on NYE in HK. :) ]

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[a cool display in the HK airport]

i could go through the play by play for you.. like how rosie lost her retainer at YVR airport before ...

tickets booked: check! lots to do on to-do list: check, check, check!

i just got back from italy…i had put together a PHOTOTOUR and had an amazing time!

my hubs booked our tickets to manila a couple days before i got home. and had to be paid for by next week to get the good deal with philippine airlines. hmmmmmm.. that’s a big ...

mid-summer update - by tracey

it was about 5 months ago when we decided that we were going back to the philippines as missionaries.

fast forward to today…the last 5 weeks have been a whirlwind! jonathan’s sister’s family (charity, who runs GENTLE HANDS) has been with us…they have one week left here..it’s been such a ...