In 2009, FORGE conceptualized a program to support the education of about 200 sexually exploited children. The children, who are identified more as Teen Dreamers (their local organization), represent the dreams of young, nearly hopeless children because of abuse and economic challenges.
Through the Support-a-Dream campaign, FORGE launched a resource generation mechanism for the children’s education. After more than a year, the Support-a-Dream campaign is continually gaining support. Currently, it has […]
Three urgent appeals
PERSPECTIVE By Cherry Ballescas (The Freeman) Updated August 12, 2010 12:00 AM
Several appeals have reached us since Monday.
First came this urgent appeal from newly-elected Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon. He wrote that 1,500 urban poor families were left homeless in Brgy T. Padilla, Cebu City after a fire gutted their homes Monday noon. The fire victims need food, drinking water, used clothing, and blanket.
To those among you who wish to share whatever you can, for any form of […]
Thousands join protest vs. trade liberalization
by Liv G. Campo
April 16, 2005
Thousands joined yesterday’s march from the Department of Health regional office to the Plaza Independencia as a show of protest against trade liberalization.The march was in culmination of the Global Week of Action on Trade observance that the group Fellowship for Organizing Endeavors, Inc., or FORGE, had started last April 10.
“The widening gap between the rich and poor is a glaring manifestation that indeed, the current international […]