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Volunteer in the Philippines with WLS International
WLS International is a organization and we organize volunteer programs throughout Asia. In the Philippines we have projects available in Cebu. By volunteering with WLS International in our program in Cebu in the Philippines you can help the local children and poor communities. Whether you are on a gap year, a break from college, on a career break or on a volunteer trip you will have a role to play and your contribution will be valued. Our projects connect international volunteers with volunteer opportunities in the Philippines. Our program allows volunteers to make a real difference in poor communities.
The Philippines is truly a unique jewel in Southeast Asia with many natural wonders and sights and with the wonderful local Filipino people who are known for their hospitality and friendliness. Unfortunately poverty remains a significant problem in The Philippines. Around one in three Filipinos live below the poverty line.
Typhoon Haiyan also caused a lot of damage in the areas where we organise our programs. The damage was mainly material damage to houses and buildings which means these already very poor people had to rebuild their houses. Fortunately, besides the damage to buildings and houses, all the children and staff involved in our projects were fine after typhoon Haiyan.
The project in Cebu and are very worthwhile projects where you can help and make a difference. It is also an amazing experience for yourself to immerse yourself into the Filipino culture and get to know the Philippines in a very meaningful way.
Our Program in The Philippines
During the volunteer program in Cebu you will have the chance to work with poor children living at the dumpsite. You will be teaching English in the school that we build for these children. You will also be helping to prepare free meals for these children. The volunteering programs allow volunteers to make a real difference in poor communities by supporting the community development projects that benefit the local children in Cebu.