La Salud Garden training

Story & photos by Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga, ARCORES Filipinas Thomasian Maintenance Department, science, TLE and scouting teachers and staff joined in an exclusive training and demonstration for making organic liquid fertilizers last January 31, 2024 at the Student Kiosks alongside the site of the Jardin de La Salud. The training was in preparation for the revival

Heart Solidarity Campaing 2024 in the Philippines

Story By Charlene Marie Baldoza, SDPC Peer Facilitator Photos By Rachel Mae De Gracia, CVPro The new year represents fresh opportunities, new beginnings and another chance to set out on a path of truly serving people and making a difference in the community. This also means that the pursuit of knowledge must be made manifest

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Doodle peace San José University

Joanna Z. de Catalina On December 6, 2023, the University of San Jose-Recoletos, through the Center for Recollect Community Engagement and Social Involvement (CRCESI), in partnership with ARCORES Philippines conducted the Global Doodle for Peace. There were 100 children from the Elementary Department of the University who participated in the activity; 32 of them were

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Call for peace in San Carlos

Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga, ARCORES Philippines Ten volunteers of the Lunhaw Ecological Ministry of the Diocese of San Carlos and Thomasians from Grade 7, Section Blessed Vicente Soler, joined in the Doodle for Peace program of the ARCORES International, last November 24, 2023, at the CST-R (Colegio de Sto.Tomas-Recoletos) Audio-Visual Room. Doodle for Peace is an international


Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga, ARCORES Filipinas One Recollect family, indeed Thomasians turned over cash donation to Colegio de Sta. Rita de San Carlos, Inc. (CSR) amounting to Php 35,000, today. The help for Ritarians was collected during the Feast Day Mass in honor of St. Ezekiel Diaz Moreno (anticipated) last August 18. Thomasians, including students, parents, teachers,

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ARCORES Filipinas fire victims

Aid to the victims Just two days short of New Year celebrations, 500 families in Arlegui Street, Quiapo, Manila lost their homes to a fire. Responding to the “cry of the poor,” the Talangpaz Outreach – ARCORES Filipinas with the Frontliner Sisters gave aid to the victims last January 1, 2023. The AR Sisters, with

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The Gift that Endures: Gasa ni Tomas 2022

Georgene Quilaton Tambiga, ARCORES Filipinas Photo:  Rachel Mae de Gracia Gift of St. Thomas Gasa ni Tomas (Gift of St. Thomas) through the Community Extension & Development Office (CEDO) gathered 120 pedicab (foot-pedaled cab) drivers at Colegio de Sto. Tomas-Recoletos last December 22, 2022 despite the rain and cold northwesterly winds. The beneficiaries joined CST-R


Armed conflict in Himamaylan Ten sacks of rice will soon be distributed by ARCORES Philippines to the families who were affected by the armed conflict that happened in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental. The local government of this city declared a state of calamity, following series of armed encounters. The rice donation is given by RESOURCE-Handumanan

ARCORES Volunteers seaweeds Palawan

Post-Typhoon Odette Community Rehabilitation Initiatives (Photos By Fray Jorr Rabacal, OAR / Story By Georgene Quilaton-Tambiga) “The beneficiaries will always have a source of income because of the ARCORES support to their livelihood which is seaweed culture. Even if they harvest the seaweeds, they can still immediately replace the spent materials and continue the culture

Solar Dream Project

Solar lighting kits ARCORES Filipinas started distributing fifty solar lighting kits to the Tagbanua families in Aborlan and Brgy. Inagawan, and in Liminangcong, last February 28, 2022. The Tagbanua community in Palawan is part of the Recoletos parish community of San Rafael in Aborlan. The ARCORES Solar Dream project aims to provide sustainable assistance to