About us

 

Young Focus gives underprivileged children and young people the chance to develop themselves mentally, physically, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually by means of education and personal coaching.

Young Focus wants to see young people developing their hidden talents and gifting and in doing so escape the vicious cycle of poverty.

 

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela

Why sponsor?

Every child has the desire to grow up into a healthy adult, and with plenty of opportunities for the future. Children from poverty-stricken families don’t have that ‘luxury’. Sponsoring an individual child will provide a child with education, coaching and health until they graduate from college. It will break the cycle of poverty for the whole family.

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July 26, 2014: The AIESEC volunteers had another busy Saturday at the student center - in the morning they had fun & games with the elementary students, in the afternoon it was a Math class with 2nd year high school students. Grace, our Student Education Progr...

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July 26, 2014: This is the second Nutrition Month that we are celebrating and our theme is "Malnutrisyon ay Sugpuin, Masustansyang Pagkain ang Ihain" ("combat malnutrition, serve nutritious food"). Today we held several events to raise awareness of healthy foo...

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Gideon Magsaysaycan't wait for the next year :)1 day, 7 hours ago

July 25, 2014: The new batch of Love2Learn students have started their classes! And on Friday AIESEC (International Association of Students in Economic and Commercial Sciences) volunteers came with lots of learning fun, including lessons about proper hand wash...

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July 18 & 19, 2014: On Friday AIESEC volunteers conducted lots of fun activities for the Child Care PLUS kids, including storytelling, game activities, and a magic show. Also Ella, one of our Social Work student interns, held a tutorial with some of the elemen...

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July 12, 2014: Marian, our College coordinator reports: "We welcomed the college freshmen and had some team-building / getting-to-know you activities. We also had our kickoff for 'Do Hard Things', our theme for this year."

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July 10 & 15, 2014: Good news for the Child Care and Child Care PLUS programs! Paul, Young Focus director, says: "For sure, the demolition of the garbage dump does not mean we stop what we are doing for the children in the area. Although our Student Center is ...

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Lineke SimonGoed werk meiden!!!!1 week, 6 days ago

Corrie Boeve-van PanhuisWat een Toppers ☆☆1 week, 6 days ago

Elise Van de GeerWat gaaf, en wat een kleintjes!1 week, 6 days ago

Bertina Van OostendeMooi om jullie zo vol overgave bezig te zien. Goed werk!!!1 week, 6 days ago

AXA Philippines donate 15 computers! July 4, 2014: Companies often replace their hardware and that is often a great opportunity for NGOs to ‘recycle’ these units in their programs. Our Student Center has just received 15 used computers from AXA - a global...

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Jenly Sucgang Pascuali wish i can help neo to set up the computers :)3 weeks ago

June 27, 2014: This was an evening not only full of pictures and updates - sharing the latest information on activities in the Philippines and in the Netherlands - it was also an evening full of encouragement. Holger, Young Focus Holland board member, and one ...

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Karena Villenathere's a lot of familiar faces here i miss all of you Lisette de Heij , Lidy Verkoopt Sieraden Voor YoungFocus with theo , Ria Huibers , Joan BC , Bryant Heng and Stephanie de Goeijen4 weeks, 1 day ago

June 21 & 22, 2014: Paul, Young Focus director, reports: "The effects of the typhoon devastation from November 8 2013 is still very much visible on the island of Panay. Many relief organizations have left, but those that stay work hard to find long term soluti...

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June 28, 2014: With speeches and a parade, as well as cleaning the streets of the local 'Permanent Housing' community, it was a successful Dengue Awareness Day

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Catherine SaludarioHay kapagod kninng morning1 month ago

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