Jul 9, 2015

Homelessness Can't Keep This Philippines Boy from Homework

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On Wednesday, July 15th between 9AM - 10 AM EST Asia America Initiative will be participating in Global Giving's Bonus Day! During this one hour period on Wednesday, July 15th, your donation to our Unite Inter-Faith Children via Education and Water Program will be matched at 50% by Global Giving. Please do not donate until Wednesday July 15th, as your donation will only be matched at 50% by Global Giving on that day after 9AM EST.

In the meantime, here's a little something to lift your spirits from Rachel Olding at the Sydney Morning Herald. Follow the link below to read the article!

Homelessness Can't Keep this Philippines Boy from Homework
This article reveals the uplifting story of a 9-year-old boy who does not have electricity in his home, and his family frequently sleeps with their food cart on the street. Despite this, he is dedicated to completing his homework, and he uses the light from a nearby McDonald's and a make-shift bench to do so!