On Tuesday February 9th, 2016, I had the privilege to teach the children of AVANAI CFC ANCOP Village in Manila. Growing up in the Couples for Christ community, I would learn about the program Answering the Cry of the Poor in Youth for Christ. I would also participate in the annual fundraiser walks at the …
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.
100 houses were built in St. Ambrose Village in Bato, Leyte central Philippines. How this came about was a great wonder as accounts of selflessness, inspiration, and generosity made known the contributions of people to this shelter community.
ANCOP Canada continues to provide poor families better dwelling as newly completed houses in various areas in the Philippines are turned over to the beneficiaries.