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Posts tagged with “philippines” (25 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 ...

Photogs for a Cause || ProPhotogs giving back!

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PHOTOGS FOR A CAUSE (PFAC)


What an incredible year we have had at PFAC


We did our ‘soft launch’ in October of 2013 with 3 projects then hit 2014 full steam ahead! We did 42 projects from over 30 NGO (non government organizations), Outreaches and Ministries throughout Manila ...

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!

New post on Photogs for a Cause || Manila, Philippines

Just put up a recent post from this last weekend, of one of our PFAC (Photogs for a Cause) Affiliate Photographers who covered this one.

Go check it out :) 

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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. :)

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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 ...

flashback: 1996 - our first year in the philippines and to the tribe

my dear motherinlaw just sent me an update she had typed after our first time up to the mountain tribes in the northern philippines.

what awesome memories it brought back. and i *THINK* another mountain tribe trip is in order. ;)

(i also found all my photos i took with my ...

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 ...

a day in malabon with charity

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my sil, Charity, who runs gentle hands here in manila asked me to document while in malabon, for one of her masters program assignments. i obliged with delight :) here is what she and GH do every week for this poorest of the poor community here in metro manila. there is ...

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 ...

been a little crazy around these neck of the woods || by tracey

i had sent out our OCTOBER newsletter but forgot to post it on here. so HERE…take a read if you would like. :)

october jonathan was in north america with his fund-developer hat on for Gentle Hands. 16 days. so long! then i got a call if i was ...

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 ...

canada vs the philippines - western & eastern culture at it's finest

if you haven’t stayed up to snuff on my photo blog, i was in canada for 2 weeks in june to shoot the delightfully fun wedding of KYM & WINMARK. i had known since december 2010 that i was going back to shoot their wedding, just before we headed on ...

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 ...