ANGELES CITY – It was a day of merriment for the kids at the “Duyan ni Maria” Children’s Home, an orphanage that is being manage by a non-government organization and one of the few beneficiaries of the US servicemen outreach project in the Philippines.
The day-long activity was participated by the US military from the Task Force 72 which also helped the NGO in moving out things from the old orphanage building to a new location.
“The US servicemen installed security fence around the compound perimeter and also helped in unloading truckloads of materials taken from the old building,” says the US Embassy in a statement send to media.
Other US servicemen treated the children at the Duyan ni Maria Children’s Home to funny activities and outdoor games. “It’s lot of fun for the children who rendered dance number and entertained their guests through singing.”
The new orphanage building would be larger to accommodate more out-of-school and abandoned kids littering the streets of this city.
“The outreach activity is part of the US military Task Force 72 community relations project where Duyan ni Maria” is among beneficiaries,” US Embassy in Manila further stated.
The activity indicates the U.S. and Philippine strong relations and will continue to work together with their Filipino partners in areas of mutual interest. –Jess Malabanan