Typhoon Haiyan had minimal direct impact on Metro Manila, but in his latest blog post team leader John Coffey considers some of the challenges which will come as displaced people try to settle in major urban centers. “As families across the Philippines who’ve lost everything move to an already overpopulated Manila, higher rates of out-of-school.. read more →

01 Jan 2014
January 1, 2014

Gabby is Going to College

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Gabby seeks to improve himself and also to improve our program for out-of-school youth by getting a degree in education and becoming our very own licensed high school teacher at IT Tender. We need to raise $500 per semester to cover his tuition and school expenses. An additional $200 per semester would cover his transportation.. read more →

20 Dec 2013
December 20, 2013

“Better to Give than to Receive …”

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There are some wonderful pictures of Christmas joy in this recent blog post from Karin Jose describing the preparations for IT Tender’s Christmas giving http://www.sbcmissionmanila.com/christmas-gift-giving/ read more →

16 Dec 2013
December 16, 2013

IT Tender Team Helps Community Clean Up

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Karen Jose writes: “Yesterday morning my team mates and I joined forces with community members, a few pairs of rubber gloves and a lot of trash bags to clean up months worth of rotting and decaying rubbish and quite a few other unmentionable things from the new area we are working in. I wish facebook.. read more →

Read about the new “Food for Life” nutrition project in IT Tender’s latest newsletter. http://ittenderministry.blogspot.ca/2013/12/it-tender-ministry-november-2013.html read more →

IT Tender’s Karin Jose writes: “We’re starting our Food For Life nutritionprogram tomorrow! After 4 months of preparation and meetings and height and weight assessments and community visits it’s finally happening! Nervous but EXCITED! Please think of us tomorrow during your 10am tea break! read more →

18 Oct 2013
October 18, 2013

Food For Life: PUTATAN

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IT Tender’s “Food for Life” projects directly address hunger, health and nutrition issues in communities facing significant challenges in these areas. In this blog post, Karin Jose describes their approach. Read More … read more →

In this video, IT Tender Director John Coffey describes the work of IT Tender for his home church, Waterloo Mennonite Brethren in Waterloo, Ontario. read more →

IT Tender Director John Coffey writes: “Nobody understands the seriousness of play like a toddler. I’m excited to have finally launched our new Early Childhood Education Center for children ages 1-3. Entitled “SMART Kids”, this is the latest addition to our educational programs for street kids …”  Read more on John’s blog This is one.. read more →

In IT Tender’s August 2013 newsletter, British interns Johanna Browning & Joe Brook reflect on their month of serving alongside the IT Tender team, and how it expended and deepened their understanding of mission. Another highlight from the newsletter is that 15 Alternative Learning System students are in their final stage of preparing to write their.. read more →