In the Philippines, 31.4% of the children live below the poverty line. Some 246,000 children in street situation are believed to be roaming around the streets of major urban centers. These children and youth are likely to drop out early from school and to get engaged in high risk activities.
The Mobile Unit and the Open Day Center provide them with social and health care, educational services, administrative, and legal support. Fulfilling the basic needs and rights of the most marginalized populations is the first step and essential frame of their future inclusion to society.