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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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Residential Care = Spiritual Care

In the SPECS Foundation’s Residential Care home, they saw the need to put the kids’ spiritual care at the forefront. This is also part of their goal which is to nurture kids with a holistic view. They believe that kids need their spirituality and moral values nurtured thoughtfully by empathic adults. Spirituality, morality, religion, and ethics are interwoven. Most spiritual belief systems touch on the sanctity of life, respect and care for the family, community, and others.

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#theonlineclasschallenge

As the Philippine government grapples with the educational situation brought about by the pandemic, parents are trying to adapt to the circumstances. Pushing through with the opening of schools (online and/or modular classes) exposes the inequality among societal classes. Yet, if schools don’t reopen, inequality will get even worse. So, what gives?

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