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We are located in Iloilo City, Philippines.

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No. We work closely with the local DSWD office to help us place children who are registered in their system. Our facilities have a limited capacity, and we hope to open more sites in the future to accommodate more.

Yes! The orphanage completed a full renovation in 2022, spearheaded and funded by Spencer Holeman. The facilities, equipment, and furniture are new and ready to serve the Children!

Our goal is to support our first 50 children. Costs include daily meals, a safe place to live, and a supportive staff to ensure our Children have the best resources to live healthy and happy lives!

The Dominican Sisters are an order of nuns of the Catholic Church that operate the orphanage in Iloilo, Philippines.

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No. Although the orphanage which we are supporting is operated by an order of Catholic nuns, our organization span all beliefs and backgrounds consisting of people of goodwill who seek to provide opportunities to children in need.

Children’s Empowerment of the Philippines, Inc. Tax ID Number is87-1299166

Checks/money orders should be made payable to “Children’s Empowerment of the Philippines Inc.” and mailed to: Children’s Empowerment of the Philippines Inc., Attn: Gift Processing, 295 89th Street # 200, Daly City, CA 94015

Yes, but we are only able to accept donations in U.S. dollars. For those living outside the US, your donation will be charged in US dollars and you will receive a mailed acknowledgment from Children’s Empowerment of the Philippines Inc. These contributions are tax-deductible in the US. If you live outside the US, you should consult with your tax advisor to determine if it is tax deductible in your country.

Prior to a major fire which closed the original orphanage, it only provided care for girls. However, after the new building was constructed it was built to accommodate both boys and girls thereby offering the opportunity for care to all children in need.

With the construction of the new building at the orphanage, a nursery was also included which can accommodate infants as well.

At this time the orphanage at Iloilo is the only location supported by Children’s Empowerment of the Philippines, Inc., however, it is the long-term goal to extend support to other locations as well as the organization grows.

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