News from the Children's Village
During the week our children are usually very busy. After a long school day they assist the housemothers in cleaning or cooking and do their homework. That´s why they are always looking forward to Saturday and Sunday as the social workers and volunteers are organizing a varied program for them....
Following a Fire and Earthquake Drill in MARIPHIL Children´s Village a First Aid Seminar for the staff was conducted this week. Three trained paramedics conveyed an idea of their everyday life in the ambulance service and taught about the tasks of a first-aider. The participants also got active:...
Banana and rice fields characterize the landscape of the Philippines. Of course, there are also bananas on the Children's Village farm. Our Gardener Larry explains that there are six plantain plants on the farm beside the common fruit bananas. This banana specie is used in the Philippines similar...
In celebration of the Nutrition Month 2018 one day was all about vegetables in MARIPHIL Children´s Village. The children competed among others in a cooking and jingle contest and besides a lot of fun they have also learned about the health benefits of a balanced nutrition!
"No one can posess a sunset like the one we saw that evening. Just as no one can possess an afternoon of rain beating against the window, or the serenity of a sleeping child, or the magical moment when waves break on the rocks. No one can possess the beautiful things of this Earth, but we can know...
Due to geographical and geological reasons the Philippines are meant to be a disaster-prone area. The 7.107 islands are not only hit by around 20 typhoons a year, but are also part of the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire – a zone which is frequently affected by volcanic eruptions, tsunamis and...
Since a few weeks, Julius supports our farmers Larry and Rey in their daily farm and garden work. Here you can see him on the way to the Children's Village, taking the freshly harvested cucumbers to the house mothers.
"Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others." - Samuel Smiles ctions in others." - Samuel Smiles
JOB OFFER: HIRING OF A HOUSEMOTHER Every child has the right to a loving family and a safe home! As a housemother in MARIPHIL Children´s Village you can make a difference for our children by giving them the love and care they deserve! We are looking forward to your application :)
WANTED: Social Worker for MARIPHIL Children´s Village! You like to be part of a young and motivated team providing children in need a holistic development and opportunities for a brighter future? Don´t hesitate - we are looking forward to your application :)