A Chance For Every Child
My Pope Philippines|August 2019
A Chance For Every Child

This Iloilo City-based program lives up to its name by caring for the needs of children with disabilities.

Cristina Sebastian

As Pope Francis said on his official Twitter account, “People with disabilities are a gift for the family and an opportunity to grow in love, mutual aid, and unity.” Not only that, they can be productive members of society when they are able to use their unique gifts to achieve excellence in all fields, while constantly challenging expectations of what they are capable of. Despite this, it can be hard to navigate a world that is set up for able-bodied people. How can we help serve those who have disabilities, and help them be the best that they can be? One Iloilo City-based group hopes to empower children with disabilities (CWDs) and their families and create a world where every child has access to the care, education, and treatment they deserve.



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August 2019