HBI Activities

Giving Second Chances: The Computer Applications Vocational Course

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When HBI delivered and installed the 18 computers for the Tallaoen Vocational School’s Computer Application Course, everybody – teachers, students, community children, and the students of the Computer Applications vocational course were excited and ecstatic. One vocational school student said that “Now it’s real. A few months ago, we were just talking about class schedules, […]

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The Adopt-a-School Project in Rissing Elementary School (2008-2012)

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In the year 2008, the Rissing Elementary School is everything a public school shouldn’t be – underequipped, underfunded and unmaintained. Before the Ylenia Foundation, CO-OPERAID and HBI started their four year Adopt-a-School Project, the school had limited to no facilities: five school buildings in need of major repairs (one of which was condemned and infested […]

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Better Schools in the La Union Province: The Rural Reconstruction Project (Phase 2)

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It has been years  since Typhoon Ondoy (international name Ketsana) and Typhoon Pepeng (Parma) brought devastation, agony and loss to the Philippines. Right after the typhoon, the Haligi ng Bata, Incorporated, through the support of their partners-in-service, provided immediate help to affected communities through the provision of relief goods, house-repairs and livelihood programs – all of […]