I wish to become an engineer one day. My name is Richard Pider. I’m 19 years old and I have three siblings. My father is a farmer and my mother is a housewife. Our family income is approximately P5,000 ($130 CAN) monthly. With the low family income and the high cost of pursuing a university …
The CFC’s ANCOP Program in Canada is making headway in “Answering the Cry of the Poor.” Last August 2-3, 2014, ANCOP launched the First Canada National Summit at the St. Andrew Parish Hall in Edmonton, Alberta. Sixty-four delegates comprising of CFC Area Heads and ANCOP Coordinators took part in the event. They came from the …
More than 70 of us leaders of Couples for Christ ANCOP attended the planning workshop held in Winnipeg on March 29, 2015. The venue was the Centennial Hall in downtown Winnipeg.
“The discomfort broke me down to the bare essential of who I really am – a human being just like those who live in this ANCOP Village. He opened my heart to the essence of what it’s like to be human. We’re all “poor” in our own ways and need God and each other just the same.”
ANCOP President Ricky Cuenca is scheduled to visit areas to meet Couples for Christ (CFC) and ANCOP leaders this Spring. These visits include planning and direction setting as well as face to face meetings with ANCOP area coordinators.
This Easter season, let us commit to take on Pope Francis’s preferential posture towards the poor. With unwavering resolve, let us LOVE MORE our neighbor – the needy, the oppressed, the deprived, and those victimized by unfair practices and those affected by natural calamities.
In his recent visit to the Philippines, ANCOP Canada president Ricky Cuenca toured various ANCOP sites with ongoing shelter project funded by ANCOP Canada. He had a glimpse of the poor living conditions of families soon to be beneficiaries of the houses ANCOP is building. The sight was a stark reminder to Ricky of …
For the past months, the ANCOP team has been working on the development of this site so we can keep you well informed about our work with the poor. We want you to keep abreast of the partnerships we form, the campaigns we conduct, and the transformations of our beneficiaries that happen on the ground.
In May 2014, a team of ANCOP youth volunteers and Couples for Christ (CFC) leaders from Canada went to Ghana in West Africa to start off ANCOP’s Child Sponsorhip Program (CSP).