Fr. James Kairu has high hopes that soon ANCOP will grow and impact the lives of the many poor in Kenya, the country where he was born and grew up.
It was not the first time that students and teachers from Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) went to the Philippines for immersion and to participate in the build of ANCOP houses for families in need. The first group to embark on this same mission was in 2011.
December 23, 2015 was an eventful day for the Masaoay family. For the first time they met their ANCOP scholars whom they have been supporting in Manila, Philippines.
Sponsors, donors, missionaries and volunteers of ANCOP Canada in Toronto came together December 4, 2015 to celebrate another year dedicated to raise funds for the poorest of the poor.
“And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped Him in bands of cloth, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn” (Matthew 2:7).
“My sincere greetings and heartfelt gratitude for your support…”
Luis Franco Fulgar Luis is 12 years old and a Grade Six student. He walks to and from his school everyday, which is a 4-kilometer distance from his home, passing through rough roads and river. He enjoys being in school and finds fulfillment in studying his lessons. He also looks forward to lunch breaks, a …
Lilian Waithira Ikuro had a dream of a children’s home where vulnerable, disadvantaged little souls would be cared for, loved and nurtured to be independent and fully functional members of society. This was 2003. Today, this is not a dream anymore as Lilian and The Nazareth House have become a haven to young people, mainly orphans, who are in dire need of home and support to go on with life.
This Christmas Season, beneficiaries of ANCOP fondly remember the generosity of ANCOP donors and sponsors. In the following videos and photos are heartfelt greetings from families and children whose lives you have touched through ANCOP.