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  • Read these lovely words from our first Airbnb guest, Dave from Liverpool and his Filipino family.

    Recently I put Bayanihan village on Airbnb, I thought we could accommodate some eco-tourists , guests can come and relax, and see what Ten Foundations is all about, and an extra much-needed source of income. Read these lovely words from our first Airbnb guest, Dave from Liverpool and his Filipino family. - Ian "We had the pleasure of staying in the guest accommodation at the Bayanihan Village this August. We were a group of 8 people, ranging from an elderly woman to young children, and fou ...
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  • Welcome the new member of our team ELVIRA!

    Welcome the new member of our team ELVIRA!

    23 August 2019 Big thanks to the QUB students who purchased a sewing machine for Elvira on their recent trip to the Philippines.  #TeamTen_Vision is to empower the community we work with, provide them a sustainable future as skilled, educated, trained, employed and living in a healthy environment. This sewing machine can produce the schoolbags made by our lovely mother's. By empowering them it can help to show their ability and potential to enhance and develop their own skills. We give hope ...
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  • Good wee write up on Belfast live!

    Good wee write up on Belfast live!

    18 August 2019 "School bags on sale from Belfast charity that will change a life thousands of miles away. Helping Ian's charity could literally change a life thousands of miles away with one simple gesture." Belfast Live Article ...
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  • Congratulations to our new grad Cyjoery Torres Balboa!

    Congratulations to our new grad Cyjoery Torres Balboa!

    17 June 2019 I am in tears here reading this , makes all the stress worthwhile, thank you CJ so so proud of you. -Ian  When I was on elementary my father always told me that in the future I will become a teacher. I don't actually see my self as one. My family migrated from Manila to Balayan. To continue my studies my mother enrolled me in BECS. When I was in grade 4 I'm in fifth section. I do my best and for that I became their top 2 student. when I was in grade 5, I became section 2. I wa ...
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  • Congrats our scholar Aiahanie Regulacion on her graduation!

    Congrats our scholar Aiahanie Regulacion on her graduation!

    6 May 2019 I just feel so moved and proud when I see our scholars graduating , our scholarship programme has become one of the most important things we do , it's just so wonderful seeing these young people working hard and achieving their dreams of a college education, but it would never happen without our great supporters and volunteers, thank you all so much! -Ian  These words from Arline , our manager:  While on our way to her graduation event, suddenly she spoke to me " it will be ...
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  • Special congratulations to Jessica, one of our scholars who just graduated in May!!

    Special congratulations to Jessica, one of our scholars who just graduated in May!!

    23 May 2019 Jessica has 8 siblings. Her mother died after giving birth to the youngest daughter Angelina. Because of this her siblings became scattered everywhere since they had no home. She came to Balayan with her father who is a labourer for harvesting sugarcane. Jessica had never been to high school. She took also an ALS course to get into college and now she has graduate with a Bachelor of Science in social work! She had real dedication to finish her studies an ...
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  • Our First Scholarship Programme College Graduate

    Our First Scholarship Programme College Graduate

    18 March 2019 Lorejane Ramos graduated with distinction this past March 2019 from Immaculate Conception College (ICC) with a Bachelor Degree in Secondary Education majoring in English! She has also won a number of awards: Best in Student Teaching, Leadership Awardee, COLC Awardee, and Community Service Awardee! " I enjoyed studying in ICC and I found happiness and fulfilment as I became an ex-tern student. There were times that I was badly exhausted from studying and working at the same time. There ...
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  • South Belfast Life Magazine (Spring 2019)

    South Belfast Life Magazine (Spring 2019)

    13 February 2019 "Ten Foundations, a NI charity founded in 2012 by Belfast man Ian Campbell is helping to empower women living in poverty in the Philippines. Through its livelihood programme these women are given the skills and tools to transform their own lives, from being caught in the terrible cycle of poverty they can now look forward to a better life. A simple thing like a school bagcan change lives forever. Ten Foundations buys sewing machines and teaches the local women how to sew, women from very p ...
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  • School Visits

    School Visits

    3 August 2018 This last few weeks I have been driving around Northern Ireland, from Newry to Portaferry to Belfast and many places in between, visiting primary schools and sharing our story with the kids, i have been blown away by the generosity and compassion and indeed empathy shown by the kids at the schools I visited, they have bought so many of our schoolbags so big big thank you to all the teachers and all the kids from the following schools, you really shouted out loud and clear for all to hear "I ...
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  • New Website Launched

    New Website Launched

    1 August 2018 We've recently launched our new website. We are Ten Foundations, and we were set up in 2012. Since then we have  impacted the lives of dozens of women in the Philippines, and by the extension of their children and families, hundreds of people. Apart from our main mission, we run a livelihood programme, including a scholarship programme, skill building and medical missions. For more information contact us via our website or call us on (UK) +44 7788 466036 or (PH) +63 917 6713800. The ...
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  • The Badjau’s

    The Badjau’s

    4 December 2017 Badjau or Bajau means man of the seas, this tribal group is known as the Sea Gypsies because they move with the wind and the tide on their small houseboats called vintas, they can be found in many coastal settlements and inhabit the waters and shores of the Sulu archipelago. Secured Global Donation here: https://www.justgiving.com/tenfoundations/donate Want to Volunteer with us? Connect with me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ian.campbell Call me to discuss future projects: +44 (0)77884 ...
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  • The Team Ten Scholars

    The Team Ten Scholars

    2 October 2017 Calling all Generous People Worldwide. Sponsor a sewing machine and create a sustainable livelihood Please donate to us, even with your LIKE & SHARE of this video. Secured Global Donation here: https://www.justgiving.com/tenfoundations/donate you may also click the donate button on our facebook page. Want to Volunteer with us? Connect with me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ian.campbell Call me to discuss future projects: +44 (0)7788466036 – Ian Campbell Please LIKE our Fil ...
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