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These are updates on the latest events, activities and campaigns of Virlanie Foundation, Inc. Find out more about what Virlanie has been doing and what people are saying about our projects.

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Virlanie combats malnutrition in communities together with Risen Savior Missions

Posted on 09/01/18 in General News

Virlanie, in partnership with Risen Savior Missions through our generous donors, worked together to begin addressing this issue, one community at a time through the MannaPack feeding implementation done through the IFeed program.

You Are IncluEDed!: A Give2Achieve donors’ café bring children and donors together

Posted on 08/24/18 in General News

You Are IncluEDed brought together people who are one in promoting and supporting inclusive education. The Give2Achieve donors, Virlanie sponsors, and beneficiaries bonded through packing of rainy-day and baking and turning over of cooking tools. The attendees were also treated to a tour of 3M’s Innovation Lab, and the children and mothers were entertained with a Mad Science show.

Our two young adults bagged the gold medal at the Gothia Cup China 2018

Posted on 08/20/18 in General News

Last August 18, two of our young adults, Benjie and JM, have competed and represented the Philippines in the Gothia Cup 2018 held in Qingdao, China. Laos FC (Philippines), tagged as a Filipino grassroots football team by Fox Sports Asia, took home the gold medal in the Gothia Cup's Boys 16 category.

Virlanie conducts Health Education sessions

Posted on 08/14/18 in General News

Every quarter of the year, Virlanie Foundation, Inc.’s medical team holds health education sessions for its house parents and children in its residential homes; most recently, a health ed session was held last August 6 and 8 at Elizabeth home’s library for Virlanie’s houseparents.

Story of Car-car: A child full of talent

Posted on 08/13/18 in General News

Car-car, 7, a child from Virlanie’s Tanglaw Home (home for children 7 to 12 years old), recently won 1st prize at a talent competition organized by City Government of Makati Social Welfare Department. Car-car performed along with his eight other classmates from Pio Special Education Elementary School. The talent competition, titled “Paligsining ng mga Batang May K” (Talent competition for children with potential), is in line with the City Government’s celebration of National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation. It gathered children with special needs from different public schools of Makati.

Eight CICL graduated from ALS program

Posted on 08/03/18 in General News

Eight Children in Conflict with the Law (CICL) from our Social Development Center (SDC) finished their studies through the Alternative Learning System Acceleration and Equivalency (ALS A&E) Test of the Department of Education in Bacolod City last July 6.

When policy change starts with youth leaders: Rosemarie, The Rising Youth President, sparks advocacy on ending child, early and forced marriages

Posted on 07/30/18 in General News

As the newly elected President of The Rising Youth, a young adults’ organization under Virlanie’s Independent Living Program, Rosemarie, 18, always takes the role of facilitator among her fellow young adults. Her honesty in expressing herself and her eagerness to learn and attend trainings made her stand out among other adolescents of her age. There was no doubt that Rosemarie has the potential of becoming a great leader. That’s why it didn’t come as a surprise that she qualified as one of Virlanie’s participants in an issue orientation and policy advocacy training for youth leaders on ending child, early and forced marriages (CEFM).

Sofitel Manila and Virlanie launches Teach to Reach 2018

Posted on 07/30/18 in General News

Sofitel Manila, a long-time partner of Virlanie Foundation, has recently relaunched its Teach to Reach program last June 21, 2018. The program, which started way back in 2005, is in partnership with Virlanie’s Magellan Learning Center in helping children cope with their academic difficulties. Teach to Reach also aims to promote volunteerism among Filipinos in an effort to uplift the current situation of street children.

Virlanie celebrates Nutrition month through urban agriculture

Posted on 07/14/18 in General News

In line with this year’s National Nutrition Council’s (NNC) Nutrition month theme “Ugaliing magtanim, sapat na nutrisyon aanihin”, this year’s celebration introduced urban gardening to our children through planting various vegetables and fruits, as well to increase their awareness of the benefits from urban gardening.

Virlanie-ENGIE Foundation partnership gives hope to children

Posted on 07/06/18 in General News

Through the help of supporters like ENGIE Foundation, each child is given a new beginning in a caring home where they can feel secured, loved, and taken care of. Virlanie and ENGIE Foundation mutually believe that this is the first step for every child’s holistic development.


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