Mini-therapy area for special kids

$1,460 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 30 people in 10 months

Mark is one of the 32 students with special needs who are enrolled this school year (2017-18 ) at the Romblon East Central School ( RECS ) Special Education Classes. ( SPED ). He is a kid with Down's Syndrome, same as others in his class. Other classes have kids with hearing difficulties, vision problems, learning difficulties, behavioral problems, etc.

These special kids remind me of my sister, Pangga, who had Down's Syndrome and died at the age of 46. A year after her passing, my family, relatives and some friends came together and started " Pangga ta Ikaw,"
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Pangga.ta.ikaw,  an endeavor to make her passing memorable by helping these special kids enrolled at the RECS -SPED classes. For the last 3  years, we have been providing travel expenses for some indigent kids for them to be able to attend school on a regular basis. Some of them travel the seas  daily or three times a week and some by land from far away barangays.

Lately, the teachers thought that a mini-therapy room for the kids would be a lot of help for them to fully develop their potentials. There is a vacant lot at the back of their classroom that could be used for this purpose. This room would enable the kids to hone their motor skills, fine skills as well  their social skills through
play.  We need some amount to do this project and we need your support.

Every help is appreciated. Here's a summary where your dollars will go.

$ 5        - 1 bag of cement
$ 10     - 2 bags of cement
$ 20      - labor for 1 day
$ 40      - 1 truck of river sand
$ 50      - 1 truck of gravel
$ 100   -  labor for 5 days or 2 trucks of gravel

Let us all celebrate our good health and happy family life by sharing our blessings. Let us help these special kids be the best that they can be through the guidance of their passionate teachers so they will be able to enjoy their lives fully as we are.

God will always bless our generosity.
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Hello everyone,

It's been awhile. I hope everybody is doing well.

After the latest local fundraising ( Bingo social ) in January, work in the site has been a standstill. Not because we ran out of funds but for some other reasons. The teachers finished the washroom/comfortroom in that area first, but they had a different sponsor for this.

Then, they got busy with seminars and lately, got occupied with preparations for commencement exercises for this school year. You know it's always a challenge teaching the special kids.

Besides, they want to be there supervising the workers daily, so they decided to start again on the second week of May, when it's almost start of school again.

Meanwhile, I'm also into another project, creating a website for Pangga ta Ikaw. I'm just starting, but if you like to have a peek, it's panggataikaw.com. I hope to spread the news that special kids need our love and full support.

I'll definitely update you in the months to come.

God bless!

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Hi everyone,

Just back from our vacation to our hometown in Romblon, Philippines , where this project is being made. We did a local fundraising ( Bingo Social ) while I was there and we were able to collect some amount , as well as raise awareness in the community about the project and helping special kids in the school. Please view the pictures and read the story in the facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/Pangga.ta.ikaw/.

I am so happy to share with you that we have built the foundation/ flooring , but we still need a considerable amount of money for the next part, which is the roof. I'm afraid , it will take awhile to finish this part, but with your support, we can make it. Please consider to continue donating and sharing this post to the social media, your friends and family.

Our initial goal of $2,000.00 has to be increased to $5,000.00 for our project to continue.

There is always a way to finish what we have started.

Again thanks a lot to our generous donors and to everyone back home who contributed to the success of Bingo Social.

God bless us all.
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Flooring is almost done. Some fixtures are in place. Roofing is next. There's still lots to do but we have started and laid the foundation. Again big thanks to the generous donors. I have personally visited the
project and I'm so happy seeing the fruits of our efforts. In the next 3 days , we will be having a local fundraising , a Bingo Social which hopefully will raise more funds and awareness in the community of our project for the special kids. God is good!

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Our project is on the go! While we have been sleeping in the other side of the globe, workers have been busy preparing the place for solid foundation and drainage.

Again, a big thanks to all who have given to support this project through Go fund me and cash donations. Please continue to share this post to family and friends. We still need your support.

We are getting closer to our goal. May God bless all of us abundantly!
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