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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 celebrated International Day for Street Children

Posted on 04/18/17 in General News

Virlanie celebrated International Day for Street Children. See collection of phoots here

Virlanie Dental Cinic brings back the smile to Filipino street children

Posted on 04/17/17 in General News

Virlanie has officially opened its dental clinic to its beneficiaries and street children in the nearby communities last March 18.

Chasing dreams: MLC Recognition Day

Posted on 04/10/17 in General News

Children in their best attires, excitedly walked from their respective homes to Makati Coliseum on that eventful day of April 4. It was the event when Magellan Learning Center (MLC) students’ academic improvement was recognized. MLC is one of Virlanie’s support services that aim to answer the educational gaps of the children.

Through the eyes of a street child: the value of education

Posted on 04/10/17 in General News

For a common observer, Juliet, 17, (name has been changed to protect identity) look like any other girls of her age. However, she had quite an extraordinary childhood—Juliet used to roam the streets of Metro Manila from a very young age. Her single mother was unemployed, so she was forced to work so she can buy food.

Young Adults benefit from skills training workshop

Posted on 04/10/17 in General News

Rue Bourbon conducted a skills training workshop with 13 Virlanie young adults from February to March this year. The workshop consists of three focus areas, of which, Rue Bourbon staff are skilled of: baking, customer service and bartending.

From Streets to Stages

Posted on 01/12/17 in General News

The month of May has been an exceptionally significant one for the children of Virlanie Foundation. For 25 days, Virlanie Voices formerly known as the Masaya Choir embarked on another exhilarating journey to Europe giving smiles to everyone around them! In a short span of time, the Choir gained an immense amount of extraordinary and life-changing experiences. Truly, it was indeed a memorable one.

New Year's Message from Virlanie Founder 2017

Posted on 01/12/17 in General News

On behalf of everyone at Virlanie, I’d like to wish you a happy New Year.

Friendship with no boundaries: A sponsorship story

Posted on 01/11/17 in General News

In France, a sponsor is called parrain/marrain (godfather/godmother) and Julien is one of these people who are truly living as one. Like a relative thrilled to see his loved ones back home, he travelled 6910 miles to meet Jories, his sponsored child. Coming from France, Julien arrived in the Philippines last November to bring Christmas to Jories and his family.

No place like home: Family Reunification Program behind the scenes

Posted on 11/18/16 in General News

Every child has the right to grow up in a family environment, free from fear and adult responsibilities and given the opportunity to enjoy and play. However, there are millions of children who are being denied of this right. Most of them are street children.

ILP: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Posted on 11/18/16 in General News

Sunday 02 October. The young adults of the Foundation were all gathered in SiBuHi Center. On the mirror at the back, a white sheet on which the words "The Rising Youth - All for One, all for change" are cut out in letters of colored paper.


Virlanie Virlanie Foundation

Virlanie Foundation is a private, non-profit organization reaching out to street children in the Philippines. Virlanie cares for children in need of special protection – those who are abandoned, abused, exploited, neglected, orphaned, and among the poorest of the poor.

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4055 Yague Street, Barangay Singkamas,
Makati City, Metro Manila
Philippines 1204

Tel: +63 2 895 5260 and +63 2 896 2289
Fax: +63 2 895 5232
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