Thanks to your help, we made it!

Our friends and Supporters, Thanks to your help, we made it! We have achieved the first major milestone for Balay Dalangpan. When we established Balay we knew we couldn’t change the world for everyone but we knew that if we worked hard and harnessed the support...

Keeping you in the loop

Dear Supporters, We may have been quiet for a while but it’s because we have been quite busy. Moving the charity’s legal entity from Metro Manila to Bacolod City, where we are setting up our first Home, is a long and arduous process. Thankfully we are almost there! As...

A Letter From The Founding Members

Our Dear Donors, You have probably  noticed the new feature on the home page of our website. It shows where we are relative to our goal of raising P1M (USD25,000) for the purchase of the 1,000 sqm plot of land in Bacolod in Negros Occidental for our first village. We...

A caring home, an education and love

A caring home, an education and love, where none existed before is needed today. Tomorrow may be too late… This is Pedro (name changed to protect the identity of the child). And yes, he’s sleeping at a roadside of a busy major street in Bacolod City,...

Our First Garage Sale Fundraising Event

Our first garage sale fundraising event was a success! We raised about Php 79,238 or about USD 1,762 (net) in sales in the past week, thanks to all our generous donors and buyers. It was a very tiring week, but it was very rewarding. Of course, it wouldn’t have...

Awe inspiring!

Meeting our Philippine Science High School – Western Visayas Campus (a.k.a Pisay) scholars for the first time was awe inspiring! Informed by the faculty-in-charge about our scholars’ skipping meals sometimes due to their meager allowance, I was expecting...

USD 25,000 needed by June 2014 for land in Negros

After our meetings with the authorities early this year, we have decided to make the Negros Home our priority. We have identified a potential plot, photos attached, for the Shelter in Negros, it’s a 10 minute drive from the Eroreco Village in Bacolod City....

Many children need our help right now

When you live in the Philippines you often read about the shocking conditions that some of this country’s children have to endure. In fact I don’t need to read as I see examples all the time. Sometimes you read a story or a picture and it really...

A giver or a recipient?

While awaiting our Endorsement letter, this quote of Albert Einstein posted on the DSWD’s bulletin board made me think : “The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving.” For 18 years now, giving is what the...