Monthly Support Estimate for One Person: USD $1,800.00
About the Grade 3 and 4 Teacher Position
This is a class of multi-aged children in the Gr 3-4 level. This class is team taught by a missionary teacher and Filipino teacher. The primary responsibility would be teaching English in small groups, all will be working within the Gr 2-4 level (maybe a couple will even be higher). It would also include sharing the Bible, Science & SS lessons with the partner teacher.
About Pag-asa Orphanage School
Pag-asa Orphanage School takes in poverty-stricken, street children who, prior to their life in one of our five partner children’s homes, did not have access to education. Many come with learning challenges along with psychological wounds. Despite coming from horrific backgrounds, they are full of love and eager to learn. We help students reach a high academic standard, which leads them on a path to college and therefore a job. Underneath all our teaching, is an integration of Christian education, which gives the students not only an academic hope, but the Hope that is found in Christ. Join us as we work alongside Filipino teachers to serve these delightful, grateful children, giving them one of their most basic needs.
Philippines Country Facts
100,998,376 (July 2015 est.)
Catholic 82.9% (Roman Catholic 80.9%, Aglipayan 2%), Muslim 5%
Below Poverty Line
25.2% (2012 est.)
Country Summary (from the World Factbook)
The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected president and was tasked with preparing the country for independence after a 10-year transition. In 1942 the islands fell under Japanese occupation during World War II, and US forces and Filipinos fought together during 1944-45 to regain control. On 4 July 1946 the Republic of the Philippines attained its independence. A 20-year rule by Ferdinand MARCOS ended in 1986, when a "people power" movement in Manila ("EDSA 1") forced him into exile and installed Corazon AQUINO as president. Her presidency was hampered by several coup attempts that prevented a return to full political stability and economic development. Fidel RAMOS was elected president in 1992. His administration was marked by increased stability and by progress on economic reforms. In 1992, the US closed its last military bases on the islands. Joseph ESTRADA was elected president in 1998. He was succeeded by his vice-president, Gloria MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, in January 2001 after ESTRADA's stormy impeachment trial on corruption charges broke down and another "people power" movement ("EDSA 2") demanded his resignation. MACAPAGAL-ARROYO was elected to a six-year term as president in May 2004. Her presidency was marred by several corruption allegations but the Philippine economy was one of the few to avoid contraction following the 2008 global financial crisis, expanding each year of her administration. Benigno AQUINO III was elected to a six-year term as president in May 2010. The Philippine Government faces threats from several groups, some of which are on the US Government's Foreign Terrorist Organization list. Manila has waged a decades-long struggle against ethnic Moro insurgencies in the southern Philippines, which has led to a peace accord with the Moro National Liberation Front and ongoing peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. The decades-long Maoist-inspired New People's Army insurgency also operates through much of the country. The Philippines faces increased tension with China over disputed territorial and maritime claims in the South China Sea.
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Who We Are
We wholeheartedly desire to serve our Father’s world, to love Jesus Christ, and to see individuals and communities transformed by His Spirit through education.
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