Family Month 2018

Today (Saturday, September 22) we had our Family Month celebration. The theme for this year was ‘Pamilyang handa ligtas sa sakuna’ – encouraging families to prepare for disaster in order to stay safe. This was a very topical theme considering the country is recovering from Typhoon Ompong, who brought strong winds and rain, particularly across […]

Nutrition Month 2018

On Saturday 28th July, Rehoboth celebrated their annual Nutrition Month celebration. The theme ‘Ugaliing magtanim, sapat na nutrisyon aanihin!’ focused our minds on how making a habit of growing your own vegetables can provide you with good nutrition. The Nutrition Month celebration consisted of a cooking contest, poster and slogan making competition, a say-awit (song/dance) […]

UK Visitors April 2018

On March 24th 2018, two members of Hardwick Evangelical Church arrived in the Philippines to stay at Rehoboth for a week, before the rest of their group arrived. They enjoyed getting to know the boys as they stayed in the guestroom and got used to the Filipino way of life. They helped out with some […]

Christmas at Rehoboth

December is a busy month at Rehoboth and a time that the children talk about and look forward to a long time in advance! We are usually blessed with a number of gift-givings and special Christmas programs from local friends (old and new). In 2017 we were visited by ‘The Camilenos, Inc.’ who brought hygiene […]

Seaton Mission Team 2017

On October 18, 2017, Rehoboth welcomed 14 visitors from Seaton Community Church in Aberdeen, Scotland. The Seaton Community Church, led by Pastor Barry Douglas, began their partnership with Rehoboth in 2014 and brought their first mission team to the Philippines in October 2015. This year, we welcomed Seaton back to the Philippines for the second […]

Fun Run & Family Month 2017

This past weekend was an eventful one here at Rehoboth! Last Friday, September 29, we held our 4th Annual “Run for Rehoboth” fundraiser in partnership with Tarlac Agricultural University. Thanks to the support of our community, partners, and sponsors, this year’s fun run was our best one yet! In addition to our usual 5K walk/run, […]

“Teaching Minds, Touching Lives”

Today we start another semester of tutorials in partnership with the College of Education at Tarlac Agricultural University (TAU). This partnership program began in 2010 with Peace Corps Volunteer Tom Ferrebee and has continued twice a year until now. It is a service-learning experience for the 3rd and 4th year Education students and an invaluable […]

Fishpond Revival Project: Part 2

Over the last two months, we have been busy preparing our Eco-Isdaan (Eco-Fishpond) for tilapia farming. After a month of waiting, we were finally able to acquire our tilapia fingerlings! We lined the base of the fishpond with a layer of clay soil, gravel, chicken manure, and stones to help retain water and produce algae […]

Nutrition Month 2017

This weekend, Rehoboth Children’s Home celebrated Nutrition Month with a full day of activities. This year’s Nutrition Month theme in the Philippines is, “Healthy Diet, Gawing Habit – For Life!” (Making a Healthy Diet a Habit for Life!)  The day started in our Eco-Learning Farm where the children usually spend every Saturday morning together. Each garden […]

Fishpond Revival Project: Part 1

Last April, we submitted a project proposal for our Eco-Isdaan (Eco-Fishpond) to the Peace Corps Partnership Program in hopes of receiving funding to repair and revive the fishpond in our Eco-Learning Farm. The Eco-Isdaan would provide year-round supply of tilapia for consumption in the Home, improve skills of staff and residents in food preparation, and […]

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