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Nature Guard’s Gift To The Families in Payatas

This Christmas, residents of Payatas received a 2 for 1 gift – learning about the perils of dengue and bottles of mosquito repellent to help them prevent this disease. Volunteers from The MEALenium Project and Nature Guard taught the Payatas community last December 20 about dengue and tips on how to prevent catching it. As of 2017, the Department of Health (DOH) Epidemiology Bureau has recorded over 36,000 cases of dengue (http://www.sunstar.com.ph/manila/local-news/2017/06/15/philippines-dengue-cases-near-36000-547588), with 207 deaths. While majority of the cases…

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Study Hall – Teaching through Lego

More kids in Payatas are flocking to the study hall in St. Benedict built by The MEALenium Project because of their new teaching tool – Lego. This idea was conceptualized by The MEALenium Project founder Philip Sebastian “Basti” Belmonte. He thought of gathering the old Lego bricks and figures of his friends so that the children who uses their study hall can use it to learn and play. Lego has been proven to be a visual tool in improving the…

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Christmas Celebrations at St. Benedict

The MEALenium Project had two Christmas get-togethers this year with St. Benedict, one for the study hall kids and another for the feeding center children. Philip Sebastian Belmonte and Alexa Isabella Kahn organized all the parties and the donations for the Christmas presents for all the kids and the parent volunteers. The MEALenium Project ends 2018 on a happy note that only 2 out of the 31 kids in the feeding center are malnourished. A great achievement of 93% healthy…

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