College graduate: Meet Neliza…

NELIZA MANADONG BS in Office Administration Polytechnic University of the Philippines I was really grateful for having my sponsorship and for the opportunity that Young Focus gave me. Before, I thought that Young Focus only helps with financial needs, but when I...

College graduate: Meet Harvey…

HARVEY SIMODIO BS in Secondary Education major in Biology Universidad De Manila Young Focus became the bridge for me to get to my dreams and fulfil my goals. Young Focus is very helpful in terms of encouraging students through tutorials and different activities. By...

From scavenging to dreaming his dreams again…

From scavenging to dreaming his dreams again, ‘Gerry’ (not his real name) has gone through many different challenges to realize who he is now. It was in 2008 that ‘Gerry’ decided to go back to school. He enrolled himself in school and his parents only found out about...

Meet Mercy, our Grade 7 student

Writing for some is a hobby, but for ‘Mercy’ (not her real name) it is something that has developed her self-esteem. ‘Mercy’ is a Grade 7 student and has been sponsored by Young Focus since she was in Grade 5. She is already 18 years old and is quite a bit older than...