Travel Blogs from Quezon City
... at Tahanan. Joy Joy is on psychiatric medication and for whatever reason, she had chosen not to take her pills this day. The behaviour got progressively worse and Ma'am Mercy took her to the psychiatrist. Joy joy has been in psychiatric hospitals before and Ma'am Mercy ackonwledged in some cases, it is Joy Joy's way of getting the time out/attention she so desperately craves. The psychiatrist admitted Joy Joy to the National Centre for Mental Health ...
Part of my assignment objectives is to understand the environment and context in which Tahanan operates. As such, I have read a lot about the effects of sexual abuse on young girls, the street child situation here in the Philippines and Tahanan's history and related organisations. Tahanan sta. Luisa is the sister organisation of Child Hope Asia Philippines. Child Hope has a programme called 'street educators'. These people are social workers who work in ...
... old, Maria fled to Sangandaan Cemetery. Life on the streets was a treacherous place for a young girl. “I was always dizzy from hunger…one of the older kids made me do ‘rugby’ (a Filipino term for sniffing glue)… I didn’t get hungry when I sniffed rugby." So very young and vulnerable, it wasn’t long before Maria fell victim to abuse again. Over her two years living at the cemetery, Maria was repeatedly raped by ...
Told my driver to bring me to Eastwood City. This was the only mall I would pass by between La Vista and the airport. It had a church and a mall to buy the last minute stuffs. Went there to buy a mini-umbrella and mechanical alarm clock (both used on the tour) and to practice how to use a Cash Advance on the Credit Card. The mass a few buildings away was packed and I ...
... the World Scouting Jamboree and had been from this neighborhood. Really nice.
I had completed my circle around Intramuros and was ready to head back to Makati. Guess who I found? You got it, my tricyclist wanting to take me back!! He was joking of course, but kept trying to convince me to hire him for a tour of Chinatown now while I waited for a free cab. The ride back only took 45 minutes, but wow, I still cannot believe this ...
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