When typhoon Yolanda hit the Visayas in November 2013, among those most devastated were schools. The heartbreaking images of ripped school buildings tugged a deep cord in our hearts that we decided to raise funds to be able to purchase brand new storybooks and dictionaries for the students of Guiuan, Eastern Samar and Leyte. Since
Last Saturday, May 3, we set up tents and a huge parachute at the Fern Garden at the Quezon City Memorial Circle for a camping kind of day in the city. To complete the camping experience we had mats and banigs laid on the grass and even makeshift bonfires. So what were the kids up
In March 2014, DIksyonaryoAtbp witnessed the recognition day of elementary students from Culasisi Elementary School in Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro. During the same visit, we donated 280 storybooks c/o proceeds from bazaar sales last year, and 60 dictionaries from Mike Enriquez. Black Pencil Project also donated art materials for the kids, while Juan Portrait Project joined
Spent November 23, playing around, storytelling and doing simple artworks with the kid survivors from Yolanda stricken areas, who are temporarily sheltered at the DSWD Fabella Center in Mandaluyong and Pasay’s Tent City. The joy in these kids faces are priceless. May they find hope in these simple gestures of love. Here’s a photo by
Thank you for making our 2013 another productive year! Here’s to more advocacy adventures and partnerships next year!
On our fifth year we traveled to Marinduque to donate 100 dictionaries, 325 storybooks, one set of encyclopedia, Natl Geographic Kids Mags, School Supplies and a number of toys! It was a day well spent with dearest friends from Diksyonaryo and playing with the students of Mongpong Elementary School.
To celebrate our FIFTH year we paid it forward by bringing 30 kids from our adopted school, Mongoto Elementary School in Kabayan, Benguet to Manila for a two-day tour. The happiness in these kids smiles were more than enough to let us know we are on the right track, and that we will continue to
On May 2012, we hosted a charity dinner in the hopes of raising funds to help the students of Liangabon Tribal Community in Surigao del Sur build better tables and chairs for their little school. The students in this indigenous community were featured first in GMA7’s Report Card. They initially used leaves and charcoal as
2012 was a great year for Diksyonaryo Atbp, and we crossed many milestones this year that only cemented our drive and dedication to continue raising literacy, one child at a time. Here’s a review of our achievements, highlights, and unforgettable moments of the past year. Thank you to our hardworking volunteers, kindhearted friends, and generous
DiksyonaryoAtbp has opened four libraries in two months, in partnership with National Bookstore Foundation. NBS is celebrating it’s 70th year anniversary this 2012 and is opening up 70 libraries nationwide. We are blessed to have been given the chance to pitch four of our beneficiary schools to be part of this noble cause. Here are