Ate & Kuya to Children at the Festival of Learning 2020 - Manila North Cemetery

Poverty | May 02, 2020 | Volunteer Event

Maglaro Tayo!

Join our Festival of Learning 2020! Our theme this yeas is the Rights of the Child to Play!

Volunteers and community members will come together for a celebration of arts, storytelling, song, dance, and theater for children living in poverty.

Together, we will bring the Festival of Learning to around 500 children in six communities: Manila North Cemetery, Pandacan, Tulay in Paco, and to three relocation sites – Balagtas, Norzagaray, and Calauan. 

With your support, our children can have a fun & educational summer!

We need your help!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

We need volunteers to help us facilitate the workshops. Don’t worry if you do not have any experience of this kind. As long as you have a genuine desire to help children living in poverty, then you will be perfect for the role.

The festival is a brilliant opportunity for you to share your skills, learn from the talents of others, and create a peaceful and joyful place for kids to learn. 

Here is our schedule of activities, which will be held on afternoons on the following days:

April 3-5 - Balagtas, Bulacan
April 17-19 - Pandacan, Manila
April 24-26 - Norzagaray, Bulacan
May 1-3 - Manila North Cemetery,Manila
May 7-9 -Paco, Manila
May 15-17 - Calauan, Laguna

Sign up to volunteer on your chosen dates and community on ivolunteer.com.ph!  

We shall have a small orientation for new volunteers at Manila North Cemetery. We'll contact you re final details so be sure to volunteer early and indicate your CP number.  

BE ON TIME. BE RESPECTFUL. Once we are on our way to the venue or conducting the Festival of Learning, we shall not be able to respond to your inquiries as our attention will be with the kids.

 

DONATIONS NEEDED

BANK DEPOSIT
You can deposit at any BPI branch under this account:
Account Name: International Movement ATD Fourth World 
Account No.: 2343-1413-54 
SWIFT code: BOPIPHMM

Do not forget to inform us of your deposit through email, FB message or SMS.

How do I go to Manila North Cemetery?

From MANILA
1 From City Hall, take a Dapitan Blumentritt jeep. The jeep will turn left from Laong-Laan to Dimasalang, go straight and turn left at Blumentritt. Ask the driver to drop you off in front of the main gate.
2 From Blumentritt, take a Munoz jeep. It will go straight along Blumentritt, turn right at Aurora Blvd., turn left at Dimasalang. Ask the driver to drop you off at Norte (the cemetery). 
3 From Bacood, Punta, Sta. Mesa, and Legarda, take a Quiapo-Dimasalang-Blumentritt jeep at Quiapo. Ask the driver to drop you off in front of the main gate. 

From NORTH EDSA
From North EDSA, take a jeep going to España. Get off at the first intersection after Welcome Rotonda (Blumentritt). Take the Blumentritt-España jeep at the corner terminal, the fare is P8. Ask the driver to drop you off in front of the main gate. 

From FAIRVIEW
From Commonwealth, take a Quiapo/Lawton bus or a Quiapo España jeep. Get off at the first intersection after Welcome Rotonda (Blumentritt). Take the Blumentritt-España jeep at the corner terminal, the fare is P8. Ask the driver to drop you off in front of the main gate.

From CALOOCAN NORTH:
From Quirino Highway, ride a jeep/bus to Blumentritt. The cemetery is at the corner of A. Bonifacio and Blumentritt. The main gate is at Blumentritt. Ask the driver to drop you off in front of it. 

From CALOOCAN SOUTH:
From Rizal Avenue, Caloocan, ride a jeep to Blumentritt. Get off at Blumentritt. Take a Munoz jeep. The jeep will go straight along Blumentritt, turn right to Aurora Blvd., then turn left to Dimasalang. Ask the driver to drop you off at Norte (the cemetery). 
 


GOT QUESTIONS? 
We welcome inquiries! Please contact us through the following

EMAIL: philippines@atd-fourthworld.org
TELEPHONE:  (+632) 8563 9312
FB: ATD.Philippines

Jennifer Rodriguez 09283006609 or Reymond De Jesus 09470526367

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The FESTIVAL OF LEARNING aims to provide educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities for children who have fewer opportunities to enjoy the summer vacation. 

It highlight the talents and creativity of children living in extreme poverty and their commitment to making a positive change in society.

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Altogether in Dignity (ATD) is an NGO that works with individuals and institutions to find solutions to eradicate extreme poverty. We had been conducting street libraries, art activities and educational seminars for impoverished communities in Metro Manila since 1989.

We regularly visit resettlement areas in Bulacan and Laguna, where some of our ATD families have relocated. 

Our headquarters in the Philippines is at 1225 Labores Street, Pandacan, Manila.

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Thank you! We hope to see you soon!

 

#ATDPH #FOL2020

Graphic illustration by Kuya Robert Alejandro

Manila North Cemetery

May 02, 2020

12:00 PM-05:00 PM

ATD Fourth World Philippines

Jennifer Franco Rodriguez

09283006609

philippines@atd-fourthworld.org

22 DAYS LEFT

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Goal: 25

25 more volunteers needed