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Orphanage: Sleeping and Bathing

The biggest size house Matthew and Lee can afford to rent out with their limited (and almost non-existent) funding is really much too small to accommodate 30 kids.  Imagine having 15 kids share a single bathroom.  Matthew and Lee are currently paying $230 (U.S.) a month on rent, but if they were able to...

Traveling Through the Streets

Traveling through Cebu is definitely an interesting experience which many people would find very, very unpleasant. Almost as soon as I got in the bus, Lee handed me a rag to cover my nose and mouth. I do not have nearly as strong a nose as some people,...

Meeting the Kids

The kids seemed really excited to see me.  They’re really sweet.  The things they kept saying to me when I first arrived were really funny.  So many of the girls kept saying, “You’re so beautiful.”  And, a couple of them kept telling me I look like a Barbie. ...

Chasing the Sun

Saturday morning I decided to chase the sun. I missed Saturday night entirely, persistently following our brightest light through all twelve time zones. As the clocks at home (and in my mind) ticked by hour after hour, the sun continued to blaze through my window. My trip to...

What is Street Kids Philippine Missions?

You can learn about Street Kids Philippines Missions on their website http://streetkidspm.wordpress.com/. The orphanage and non-profit ministry is an extension of a Filipino church, His Dwelling Christian Church, located in Cebu City and led by Pastor Cornelio Ebo.  Matthew and Dalisay (Lee) Dwinells became the primary care-givers to...