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Anatomy of a Visit

Based on studies, home visits have a great influence on the academic achievements of students. Different researches show that when teachers visit the student, parent involvement increases. That is why the Educational Sponsorship Program, also taking on the educator's role, will stop by to see how each SPECS Foundation scholar is doing academically.

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Chess: Is It Worth The Time?

The majority of children (and adults) around the world have been spending most of their waking hours inside their homes to keep away from the possibilities of COVID-19 infection. One does not need to guess how they spend their time when not attending their online classes. Netflix, Switch, mobile & computer games, YouTube, SNS, Apple Music, or Spotify, maybe just being a couch potato or whatnot.

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They Need Your Help!

The unemployed, the hungry, and the homeless are our brothers and sisters in God’s family. We are all linked to each other; their needs should also be our concern. This is also why SPECS Foundation Inc. has made it one of its goals to feed children from impoverished families. The Foundation believes that to respond to the needs of those who need help is a serious responsibility.

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The Birthday Project

One of the goals of the Residential Care Program is to spread smiles to the kids. Giving cheer has become especially important during the pandemic. The ResCare staff knows that a little thing goes a long way. So they celebrate the kids' birthdays, without fail. For the kids, a simple celebration is not just an event but a memory.

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When Emergency Strikes

When an emergency strikes, SPECS Foundation also responds in kind to gain control of the situation. We want to be immediately present to ensure that the families we serve are safe and protected.

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Feeding the Homeless is Helping the Hopeless

Food is a lifeline for those living on the streets, or off it. There is nothing better than a full belly. This is why we made it our mission to provide nutritious meals to the hungry, or the homeless.

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The Therapy That is Art

The usual art activities that teachers give to students are not just about knowing the basics of art. It is also therapy. For some, who needs therapy with a busy social calendar? But that's not how it works.

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ESP Strives to Strengthen Parents’ Involvement in Their Kids' Education

Parents have a heavy and lasting impact on kid's learning. Research indicates that when parents are involved in their children's learning, children achieve better results, are more engaged with school work, and stay in school longer. This also translates into long-term economic and social advantages.

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ESP Team Visits Scholar Affected by a Fire Incident

As reported by different local news outlets, a fire broke out around 9:00 pm in Barangay Daniel Fajardo in Las Piñas City on November 9, 2020. The fire reached the second alarm and burned down more than Php 200,000 worth of damage in properties. It was speculated that an unattended lit candle was the cause of the fire. 27 houses were razed and the affected families are currently staying at the Daniel Fajardo Elementary school, as of this writing. A 2-year-old child was the only casualty.

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Equipping the Playroom

Play is the language of children. And play areas provide a break from the sufferings of poverty, child neglect, and abuse prevalent among those living in poverty. Kids get to experience peer interactions and opportunities for self-expression. Various therapeutic activities and games are held in the playroom. This is why the Residential Care home is excited to continue restocking and fixing the said areas with play items for all ages, especially during this pandemic and with the holiday season approaching.

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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.

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