Orphaned and Abandoned Children PH.

ASI ADS Resized.jpgWhat Is The Latest Report About Orphans In The Philippines?

The survey says that there are about 1.8 million orphaned and abandoned children in the Philippines as of 2006. The number may increase in the present.

What The Bible Says About Orphans?

Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the father means caring for the orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you” (James 1:27 NLT)

What Is The Real Situation Of The Orphans?

Poorest of the poor – Social Justice for the homeless, thirsty, hungry and naked. Deuteronomy 15:7-8 “…you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother”. The orphaned and abandoned children are the poorest of the poor because nobody would take care and support to their daily needs. They cannot eat if we don’t give them food, they cannot go to school either if we will not sponsor them, they cannot buy clothes if we will not donate. The big change in their life and good future begins when you start giving NOW.

I Want To Help But How? 

Here are 10 ways you can give a help to the orphans 1. Include them in your prayer. 2. Be a defender for them 3. Give for their needs 4. Encourage their supporters 5. Protect their rights. 6. Go and visit them were they are. 7. Be a channel of blessings to them. 8. Inspire them to move on. 9. Open your home for them.  10. Promote the orphan ministry your church.

What is Orphanage?

 Orphanage is a facility where the orphans are taken care of. They can eat, go to school and cared by the facility staffs or house parents. It should have permit to operate from the DSWD.

What is ICC Philippines Orphan Care Facility?

The program of ICC Philippines Orphan Care Facility is a family setting. Every house has 10-15 children and has a house parent that will act as a real parent to the orphans following Christian values and standard. Training, guidance and teaching them as their own children and influencing them to trust Jesus as their personal savior and to be a productive person in the community someday. It is an opportunity for those who love to help the orphans but not capable in adopting and Foster caring of the orphans. ICC Philippines provided a home for the homeless and father to the fatherless, destitute and unfortunate children.

What is child adoption?

To accept a child which is not your own specially the orphans to become part of your family.  The government regulates the adoption program. The regional DSWD office can help you adopt a child.

 Who Are Adopted Children In The Bible?

 

When Pharaoh’s daughter spotted the basket she retrieved the child and adopted into the royal family and named Moses. Queen Esther was adopted by his cousin after her parents’ death. Joseph adopted Jesus as his own child.

 What the Bible says about orphans?

Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the father means caring for the orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you” (James 1:27 NLT)

What is the real situation of the orphans?

 Poorest of the poor – Social Justice for the homeless, thirsty, hungry and naked. Deuteronomy 15:7-8 “…you shall not harden your heart, nor shut your hand from your poor brother”. The orphaned and abandoned children are the poorest of the poor because nobody would take care and support to their daily needs. They cannot eat if we don’t give them food, they cannot go to school either if we will not sponsor them, they cannot buy clothes if we will not donate. The big change in their life and good future begins when you start giving NOW.

What Is Foster Care? 

The government thru DSWD has Foster care program that allow individual to foster 1-2 children. It is a voluntary act to take care of the orphan while their papers are in the process for adoption.  The child would stay 3-6 months in your care. Then ask another new child. More children, more good influenced, more seeds, more souls to save.

How Adoption and Foster Care Affect our Spiritual life? 

The prophet Isaiah wrote in Isa. 58: 6 Share your bread with the hungry and open your door to the homeless and cloth the naked…”The Lord bids us, “Bring the poor that are cast out to thy house”. Christianity must supply fathers and mothers for these homeless ones. The compassion for the widow and the orphan manifested in prayer and deeds will come up in remembrance before God, to be rewarded by and by (The Review and Herald, June 27, 1893).

How ICC Can I Help In Adoption and Foster Care?

Just simply contact the Registered Social Worker of the facility for guidance, assistance and referrals.

How About Organizing An Orphan Care Facility In My Local Community?

Yes, there is a huge need of having many orphan care facilities in every place where there are many Adventist Christian community. One in every region 1 is good but if more would be better because more than 10% of Philippine population is orphaned and abandoned children to the latest survey. ICC Philippines is 18 years in service and can assist in organizing a new facility

What I Can Help To The Creative Orphan Care Ministry?

You can be a child sponsor, sponsor house parents, sponsor Income Generating Project (IGP), donate cash for general funds, donate rice, personal hygiene, office supplies; you can be a volunteer or ambassador and etc. In Proverbs 19:17 “If you help the poor, you are lending to the Lord- and He will repay you! NLT.

Can I Contact ICC Philippines Orphan Care Facility?

Yes, ICC has a website www.iccpfoundation.org and the FB Page International Children Care Philippines and ICC Philippines Orphan Care facility please like these pages and add our Facebook account Icc Phils Shining Jewels.You can also contact Mr. Kim Demagnaong Sponsorship/ Donor’s Relation. Globe 09065618001  or send email to kimfd23@yahoo.com.ph

Note:Mr. Leomer Batulayan is also serving as Board of Trustee at ICCPFI.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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