Missionary Sisters in the Stella Maris Province: Philippines

The Missionary Sisters have served in Baguio, Philippines since 1993.  Collaborating with the Save Our School Children Foundation Inc. (SOSCFI) the Sisters’ worked to prevent high-risk children from becoming street peddlers.   With the Sisters’ help, SOSCFI began to offer non-formal education, and tutorial and educational assistance for parents.  Today, the program offerings include spiritual enhancement, skills training, health and parenting classes.   Children and families can also participate in cultural, and recreational events, summer camps, and field trips. Health care services and computer literacy are also provided.  Sr. Bernadette Anello , M.S.C. who served in campus ministry during the 1980s is living and working with the beautiful children of Baguio.  More information on the Save Our School Children Foundation Inc. can be found on the website: http://soscfi.tripod.com/index.html

Children of the Philippines

Submitted by:  A. Schwelm, Assistant Library Director

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