At last, the balikbayan box from NYC, USA via Johnny Ocean, came today with chock full of books, bags, candies and clothes for our adopted community in Alabang, Muntinlupa, Philippines, we fondly call HAPI-Riles. It is a nice feeling to make someone happy and HAPI.
The Balikbayan box
One of the bags sent
clothes inside the balikbayan box
Candies for the kids
Some books from the USA
More local books came from Daniel Hill, Chief, HAPI – Youth Divison for the HAPI library.
A button pin maker was donated by HAPI to Alabang HAPI-Riles to promote self- sufficiency, fulfilling our mission to teach people how to fish so they can eat for a lifetime. We also hope that the nutritional campaign will be financed by the small businesses we have given to the HAPI-Riles Poject implementer, Jamie del Rosario Martinez.
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