Dolora Cardeno

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NPO lends support to Filipino dropouts

Dec 3, 2014

NPO lends support to Filipino dropouts

A charity in the Philippines is helping an important but often overlooked segment of the population: school dropouts. Over the past 40 years, ERDA Foundation has been giving youngsters the means to continue with studies they might otherwise abandon because of hardship such as ...

Philippine foundation assists typhoon victims

| Dec 5, 2013

Philippine foundation assists typhoon victims

For 39 years, ERDA, a nongovernmental organization, has helped poor, disadvantaged and excluded children across the Philippines, especially dropouts, receive education. ERDA has helped more than 700,000 children access formal and alternative learning systems. ERDA programs and services are offered nationwide in 34 provinces ...