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  Asia, Programs, Uncategorized

Expanding Our Reach

Choosing new partners and expanding the reach of the True Health Foundation is one of our key priorities. Many times it’s a struggle to find the most effective and efficient partners that can help us make the greatest impact. The following is an email report we received from our staff in the Philippines. Gen Blasurca and Lizbeth Jose have been our champions for the Foundation for quite some time and have been instrumental in helping children get the food and nutrition they need through their feeding programs. It looks like Project Pearls may be our next great effort at reaching more  ...

  Asia, Stories

THF in Thailand

Mr. Witboon has been serving families in northern Thailand with Food Paks for three years. Once out of depression, the families he served in the beginning were able to find work and become more Financially stable.   The Food Paks they received lessened the immediate burden of providing for their hungry families, enabling them to pay for their children’s education. Those initial families have now become participants in the Food Pak program, helping to deliver Food Paks to others in need. They now serve others in their community with the same help they received. Mr. Witboon has seen 40  ...

  Asia, Recognition

Give until it hurts, Dr. Foo of Malaysia

I am sure we each have someone we look up to for one reason or the other in life. From career, to family life, to personality, among other things. That said, have you ever met someone who inspires you just by who they are and what they stand for? Like, before they even DO anything?! Well, Dr. Foo is one of those for me. My mind is literally blown EVERY.SINGLE.TIME I hear his name in conversation, because it is always followed with news of some out-of-this-world thing he is doing and inspiring others to do as well. Last weekend, Dr. Foo took a team down to a northern Malaysian village that  ...

  Areas, Asia, Stories

Meet the Navaja family from the Philippines

For the past three months, our volunteers in Cebu City in the Philippines have been serving a 15-year-old boy, named Harvey Navaja, and his family. Harvey has four siblings: Harold who is 17 years old, Hanes who is 12 years old, Henry who is 6, and Harley who is just 4 years old. Their parents, Edgar and Christina, are expecting their sixth child. Our volunteers first met Harvey when a team was teaching in the public school he attended. Although he is very shy and quiet, Harvey is a good student; he listens closely to the teacher and participates in class. His father, Edgar, is a house  ...

  Areas, Asia

Phase 2- Empowering the Children, Philippines

  Remember that one time we shared a post about a great program we were working on in the Philippines?! Ok, ok- if you don’t remember, you can read about it here. Now, remember how we mentioned that we were hoping to expand that program? Great news! Drumroll please………! September 24th is the official start of a similar, but even bigger program in the Philippines! This time, we will be serving 7 different schools. 50 students will be picked from each of these schools to be a part of this program- making that a total of 350 students. From 31 students, to 350 in literally 4 months! How  ...