"Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all of these things will be added unto you." Matthew 6:33.
Imagine growing up in a neighborhood where many of your friends don't go to school. Maybe, you don't go to school. At some point, re-enrolling in school may not be an option for you because your last grade was 4th grade and you're now a teenager. There are still some options for you, but the road of education is now very challenging because you've lost so many years of learning, diligence, and hard-earned confidence.
Possibly, you're one of the youth who has stayed in school. You push yourself to do well, but you really could use someone who is with you for the long haul. There are days when you go without lunch, or don't have money for a class project. You live with a relative, and you need an advocate, someone to assist you with your homework and help you stay on top of your studies.
God has given us a vision and a team to help youth find hope through Jesus Christ. We call this team Kinabukasan at Pag-asa, which is Tagalog for Future and Hope. We believe that through teaching the gospel, building relationships, and discipleship, youth and families can seek the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and Jesus will provide all that they need for a good, hope-filled future.
The difficulties of extreme poverty are wide-scale and insurmountable. Humanly speaking, they are impossible to solve, even for one family or one person, let alone a whole community of families. However, the Creator of the Universes is omnipotent. His name is El Shaddai, which means the Almighty One. His promise is that if a person centers his/her life on Him, that He will provide everything needed.
Our vision is that from the soil of discipleship, youth and families will grow up into a good future that is full of God's provision.
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11
We're a family on mission to bring the good news of Jesus to the Philippines.