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NGOs concerned with the Plight of the Street Children

 

Alay Pag-Asa Christian Foundation Inc., established in 1990 is a non-profit, non-stock Christian organization whose main purpose is to assist street children and their families into becoming followers of Christ and productive members of society in partnership with concerned individuals, local churches, government and non-government organization. 
Angeles Street Kids is a sixty-bed center that provides shelter, food and educational and vocational programs for children in Angeles City, Pampanga. It aims to provide dignity, self-worth, Christian values, housing, food, education, medical and dental care and vocational training to street children in Angeles City.
Arms of Love International equips and empowers local churches and other nationals to care for children at risk in their own communities.
Balay sa Gugma Street Children is a non-government organization founded in 1993 which wants to cooperate with people round the world who want to liberate street children from their life on the streets with drugs and police harassment.
Bahay Tuluyan is a program for empowerment of abused and exploited street children. It currently operates 4 centers for street children in the Philippines.
Chameleon established in 1998 in Iloilo extends its help to the street girls, the sexually and physically abused girls and their parents by empowering them through education, formation, leadership training, employment and capacity building.
Childhope Asia Philippines is an international organization working for and on behalf of street children throughout the world. Individuals from children’s agencies who saw the need for an international effort in this area founded it in 1986.
Christian’s Haven is an evangelic mission to street children in the Philippines, whose main aim is to deliver these children from street life and introduce them to Jesus Christ through protection, shelter, discipline, care and education.
Consuelo Foundation formerly known as The Children and Youth Foundation of the Philippines, is an indigenous Philippine foundation seeking to help improve the welfare and prospects of Filipino children and youth. It was founded in 1993 as the Children and Youth Foundation of the Philippines (CYFP) through an affiliation agreement between two US-based organizations – the Consuelo Zobel Alger Foundation (or Consuelo Foundation) in Hawaii and IYF. In 2002, CYFP officially changed its name to the Consuelo Foundation and today manages a number of programs in the Philippines.
Fil-Mentoring, Inc. (Filipino Integrated Learning Through Mentoring, Inc.) was conceptualized and established in 1994 to motivate and encourage these street children to pursue higher education. It was formally organized as a non-profit and voluntary organization involved in propagating Mentoring schemes and develops supplemental learning particularly for the Filipino street children.
Friendship Home Fr. Luis Amigo is a charitable, non-stock institution administered by the Amigonian Fathers and Brothers. It is committed to the service of the youth, street children, drug addicts and wayward youth in general.
 Happy Horizons Children’s Ranch is a humanitarian ministry of the Assemblies of God, Philippines. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation and defense of street children in the Philippines.
He Cares Foundation is a foundation whose main mission is to bring street children into a personal relationship with our lord Jesus Christ and to get them off the streets and enable them to live healthy, safe, normal lives and become happy and productive individuals of our society.
Kaibigan Ermita Outreach Foundation founded in 1986 is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization devoted to the care and well-being of street children and urban poor in different districts of Manila.
Kanlungan sa ERMA is a non-stock, non-profit child caring agency serving children-in-need of special protection in the Ermita and Malate areas. It was established in January 1988 in response to the growing menace of abuse and exploitation among street children.
Kasiglahan Pakikibahagi Program is a foundation established in Cotabato City, Philippines that provides street education and drop-in and residential services for street children and also provides intervention services to young female victims of violence.
Little Children of The Philippines (LCP) was incorporated in Cebu City in December of 1989 as a branch corporation of Little Children of the World (LCW). LCP’s mission was from the beginning the same as that of its parent organization, namely, to help develop “caring communities for children at risk”, with primary emphasis on education. Little Children of the World(LCW), LCP’s USA-based sponsoring agency, is a non-profit Christian service organization incorporated in October of 1987 in Atlanta, Georgia for the purpose of addressing the plight of street children in the developing world.
Makabata Foundation is a non-stock, non-profit corporation composed of civic-minded individuals and volunteers with a common mission to provide a holistic and integral program of education for street children and their families.
Musmos is a socially oriented organization established in 1985 from Ateneo De Manila University aimed to help street children in several areas in and around Metro Manila whose aim is to develop Christian and Filipino values and realize these through social action towards the street children in the process develop individuals oriented in the direction of society’s upliftment.
Nehemiah Center was legally organized in 1992 to help and serve Cebu City’s street children and later expanded its services to the other depressed people groups in the city.
Pangarap Shelter for Street Children was launched in 1989 with three main components: a street education program, a drop-in feeding center and night shelter, and a residential shelter.
PREDA Foundation began in 1973 as a community-based drug abuse prevention and education agency with a practical rehabilitation program. Since 1974, Preda has been providing protection, education and rehabilitation services for street children and young people in desperate circumstances, as well as employment and education for their impoverished parents. Preda stands for People’s Recovery Empowerment and Development Assistance.
Tuloy Foundation aims to promote a comprehensive approach in order to meet the physical, economic, psycho-social, moral and spiritual needs of street children.
Unang Hakbang Foundation (UHF) is a caring organization engaged in helping children on the street and in urban poor communities by creating sanctuaries for children and designing and promoting programs to help them tap their potential and become useful and acceptable members of their communities.
Virlanie Foundation Inc. is a non-profit, non-stock child caring institution duly licensed by the Philippines’ Department of Social Welfare and Development. As a Non Governmental Organization, it is also a member of the Special National Committee against Child Prostitution and the Technical Working Group of the Department of Justice.