Beyond COVID-19

We want to go beyond the limit of a small and traditional Social Welfare and Development Agency (SWDA) by improving our programs and creating innovative ways to reach out to the children at risk, as well as their families and communities. #BeyondLimits #beyondCOVID19

Beyond COVID-19 Updates

The Best Christmas Gift Ever

We, at SPECS Foundation, become pensive as we look back on the whole year. That's the exact mood this December. Who would have thought that we'd be able to reach THAT MANY barangays, communities, and families this pandemic?

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You’re Invited!

2020's December is one for the books. It's the pandemic year where lots of Filipinos lost their jobs because businesses collapsed under the weight of COVID-19 effects on the economy. There's also the series of typhoons that entered the country, further humbling the nation because of lost homes, property damages, and mere hopelessness.

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2020: A Look-Back

Most people will probably look back at 2020 with disbelief, or maybe even horror. What with all that happened in the Philippines, no one expected the sudden turn of events.

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What's Your WOTY for 2020?

What is WOTY? It's the word of the year (for the uninitiated), sometimes capitalized as "Word of the Year" and, yes, abbreviated as WOTY. It points to various evaluations of the most important words or expressions in the public realm during that one whole year.

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What's Good About 2020?

Yes, that's the question. Let's face it: getting over the first quarter of 2020 was as dreadful as finishing your dental appointment. It was painful and full of foreboding about the next turn of events. And as we have it, the situation became a full-blown pandemic.

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Beyond Partnership

This year, 2020, was one of the busiest years of SPECS Foundation. There was a time when they worked from home to have more time to plan all the projects and set the wheels in motion. But when they got everything in place, there was no stopping them.

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A Weapon More Powerful

There are a lot of things going on inside the SPECS Foundation Residential Care. When COVID-19 restrictions shut the doors for the whole world, the ResCare home set off a constant churn to ward off isolation and the children engaged, connected, and active.

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Life Goes on in SPECS Foundation

"Like an echo in the forest, the day will come back around. As if nothing happened, yeah, life goes on," a popular line (translated to English) from a BTS song sings of how COVID-19 stole 2020 from everyone. They also sing about acceptance and hope that whatever's happening currently, life goes on and everyone should live it.

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SPECS Foundation's Emergency Response Efforts

The Philippines has been under community quarantine, of varying degrees, since March 14th. It was estimated that more than 45% of the population has been left unemployed since then. This with the poorest struggling to put food on the table and afford basic hygiene needs to keep themselves protected from COVID-19. For the kids, the impact on education has been challenging, with schools opening only for module-based and/or online classes. Needless to say, people need urgent and sustained help, especially with the series of typhoons that hit the country just recently.

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The Surprising Health Benefits of Donating

One of the recommended ways to boost mental health is to give to the less fortunate. Yes, you heard it right. This sounds like great news as people suffer from mental health issues caused by the pandemic.

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About Specs Foundation

Our team is composed of highly skilled Social Workers, Pastors, Care Workers and efficient Administrators. We all come together to ensure that the children, families and communities under our programs are given the best support and care possible.

SPECS was started in 1986 by a group of Christian workers who saw the hunger, and risks the children were exposed to. They undertook the management and delivery of the different services and care for the poor families in the various communities in Pasay City.​ In 1987, it was registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission as a non-profit, non-stock, non-government organization. In 2002, SPECS built a home for boys and girls in Pasay City.

Contact Us

support@SpecsFoundation.com
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Phone: +(63) 998-311-0077
Email: info@SpecsFoundation.com