Despedida for long-term house parents Brice and Michelle

Brice and Michelle check out their portraits drawn by our clients North America introduced much to the Philippines: basketball, the showbiz industry, its education system. One export we were grateful to receive here at Mercy in Action was Brice and Michelle Quibodeaux, who have decided to return to Louisiana after committing three years of their lives to helping our vulnerable clients at Chelo’s House. So, what better way to celebrate their three-year... Read More

Foster licence granted for sick child Baby P

Baby P cradled by his new foster parent, Mama Emilita. Mercy in Action is excited to announce it has been granted a foster licence by social services for the first Mercy In Action foster family. This will allow Baby P, who has cerebral palsy, to receive round-the-clock care and stay long-term with his amazing foster family while still being supported by Mercy In Action. One of the first charities throughout the whole of Cebu to receive a foster... Read More

Fliss in the Philippines

Talisay City Social Services has three social workers. Just three. In a city of around 180,000 people, where child neglect and abuse is rife. You can’t hide from it – wherever you are, whatever street or area, it is hard to not spot a child on the streets, no shoes, pilfering through rubbish in order to sell enough to buy something to eat. Older siblings looking after children no older than toddlers. Children looking after children. In England,... Read More