Leyte Park Resort Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tacloban
Very early this Sabbath morning, we departed Manila for Tacloban on the island of Leyte. We arrived in Tacloban at 07:20 and were greeted at the airport by Florante and Lina Siopan, and some of the Leyte brethren. Mr. Siopan is the pastor for the Visayas region (the central islands in the Philippines. They are a very hardworking and faithful coupld …
... second a letter from a woman who has helped me so greatly with the entire project, asking for help getting her store started. Money to stock the store and make it profitable.
The third from a grandmother who has been left responsible for her granddaughter, who's mother has gone to a bigger city to work as a house helper to make money. Although the income is only enough for food, and she hopes her grand daughter can continue to attend school next semester. ...
... around 2 am my time. When I stopped in Cangumbang all the children were happily playing upstairs. I love pulling up and hearing their laughter echo from the windows of the center, it resembles a giant tree house at times. I am so happy to have this resource in the community, I never could have come this far without all the love and support of so many people from all over the world.
Eternally, I am grateful.
... so Sunday was slightly bittersweet.
The children eagerly accepted some pretzel snacks from him while my friend Rachel and I prepared tuna sandwiches for the children. Jon Jon sat inches away nibbling on bread, tuna, or mayo everytime I was distracted. Once the children finished their pretzels they sat down in a circle and Carla (one of the sponsored children) acted as waitress for the day, serving the children their sandwiches off our ...
Monday I ventured to Cangumbang after work to celebrate my little Jon-Jon's 5th birthday! The kids told me his birthday was on Sunday, so I promised them on Saturday that I would come out on Monday night to bring some cake and a gift for Jon-Jon.
Their memory never fails when it comes to cake…when I arrived there was a heard of children at the base of the center awaiting my arrival. I left work slightly late ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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