Giving Back The Smile to Street Children



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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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.

Halloween: A Nightmare before Christmas

Posted on 11/18/16 in General News

"Children have succeeded in reproducing terrifying atmospheres by recycling and reusing waste materials. They showed real innovation about their costume and makeup. This evening also allowed the parents of the different Homes to understand the importance of arts and creative activities in the development of children. They were able to mix their passion for music, dance, theater and makeup. Members of the choir not living in the Virlanie Houses were also able to participate in creating the banner."

Virlanie’s Giving Tree at The Giving Town

Posted on 11/18/16 in General News

What can you do to make someone smile this Christmas? This is the question that participants of Virlanie’s giving tree answered during The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf’s The Giving Town last October 21 and 22, 2016 at Greenbelt. After writing on the paper, they attached it to a Craft a Smile decoration (Virlanie beneficiaries’ handmade products) and put it on the giving tree.

Street moms and out-of-school youth completed livelihood trainings

Posted on 10/19/16 in General News

Street mothers and out-of-school youth have marked the completion of their livelihood trainings with a graduation ceremony at iLead Open Day Center for Education and Training (iLead ODC-ET) last September 14.

ILP: NGO Forum on Youth Employability

Posted on 10/18/16 in General News

The youth of several NGOs and professionals from big groups and companies were meeting up for a first-time forum on youth employability in the Philippines. Together, they would discuss about their expectations, challenges on employment and proposed solutions to such challenges.

A story of resilience: Changing the lives of others after changing my own

Posted on 10/18/16 in General News

This is the story of Ate Maribel, from her own words. She is the iLead ODC-ET Junior Staff who works to recruit street mothers to join the trainings in the center.

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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
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