Since 2004, EdM Support HE CARES foundation. Enfants du Mekong, through the sponsorship program or project, remit more than 7,000,000 Pesos to He Cares foundation. He Cares Foundation helps the street children of Metro Manila by providing the basic needs like food, clothing, education and medical assistance.
He Cares Foundation Programs
Balik-Loob sa Diyos (Back to God) Program - seeks to bring the children and their families to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ through regular prayer and worship meetings, talks, counselling and community building. To provide formation in their Christian life.
Balik-Kalusugan (Back to Health) Program - seeks to provide regular health care through medical and dental check-ups and other means of support as needed.
Balik-Bahay (Back to Home) Program - seeks to bring the street children back to their homes and families if possible and to provide a decent home for those in need.
Balik-Aral (Back to School) Program - seeks to provide education to as many children as possible through scholarships.
Balik-Hanapbuhay (Back to Work) Program - seeks to impart livelihood skills and sustainable income for the families of street children.
San Roque is a very poor area, near the sea shore. Many children do not have safe place to stay, as their family split, or abandoned by their parents. The center will be a place the children can have a bath, a meal, study in good condition.
The building will also be used a provide livelihood program to the parents who are very poor and unemployed.
The total cost of the project is around 2,400,000 Php.