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Friday, August 19, 2011

We can't help everyone, but we can help Clarisse


Someone once said, "We can't everyone, but we can definitely help someone".  That someone is one of our girls, her name is Clarisse. Please click on the link and you can join Clarisse and her mom on their way home after school.  This is where they live together with dad and 3 other siblings.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jn_IfdZ85Q.( copy and paste the link )

What you have witnessed is one room with 2 adults and 4 children living in that tiny space.  It is heartbreaking to see the type of conditions they are in however this is common in most places in the Philippines.  With both parents uneducated and unemployed, they are unable to send their older children to school. We want to stop that cycle of poverty starting with Clarisse. I'm sure every little girl has a dream of a pretty dress, doll maybe a new hairclip. Our dream for Clarisse is finish her education and one day she can fulfill her dream.

If you would like to know how to help, you can visit our website www.flagphil.com or email me monica.vera@flagphil.com


You can definitely help someone.


Thanks for stopping by and hope to see you again,

Hugs,

The F.L.A.G team

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8 comments:

Jenn Marie said...

You have an amazing blog and I'm so glad that I came across it this morning!!

New follower from the Wild Weekend Blog hop ;0) Hope you stop by and visit us @ www.blenifer.com. have a great weekend!

Kristen said...

What a great cause you are working on. Congratulations, I see on Facebook that you are now a Charity! Good Job : )

I am a new GFC & FB follower from the weekend hop. Please stop by my blog http://www.babygiveawaysgalore.com/ when you get the chance.

Thanks!

Karen Pokras Toz said...

I love what you are doing here! ...Newest follower from 'sit & relax weekend bloghop' - hope you'll stop by & say hello! http://kptoz.blogspot.com/2011/08/friday-five-81911.html

Ellie-A Little of This and a Little of That said...

Newest follower from the Weekend Blog Hop. Please stop by and follow back.
http://alittleoftheother.com

AdventuresFrugalMom said...

new follower from blog hop would love a follow back http://adventuresfrugalmom.blogspot.com

Sarah said...

Love this idea and so glad to come across the blog. This is a great cause. Education is the answer to breaking the cycle of poverty for these girls. So many are forced into work at a young age and never get a proper education. Will be following along on your mission!
Sarah @ made in usa challenge

Kristy said...

Hi, new follower here from Kristy's Place. Pleas follow me at http://www.kristy-s-place.blogspot.com/

Susan said...

Love that quote Mon - so true.