Supporting Scouts affected by fire in Manila
On 18 August 2017, a fire gutted the community where the Scouts of the #Ticket2Life Project live in Manila leaving two persons dead and hundreds homeless. All the Ticket to Life Scouts are safe. However, the families of your brother Scouts were affected - John-John, Rincent, Arcie (RC), Jericho, and Jesther. Their houses were gutted down by the fire - including their personal belongings. Nothing was left but their spirits were HIGH! Amazing kids! They believe that they can rise and overcome this temporary challenge, like the Phoenix but the reality was the families have nothing to start to build their houses.
The aim of this Emergency Grant was to immediately address the basic needs of the families of Scouts that were affected by the fire on the city of Manila, by providing food, water, clothes, reinstatement of documents which was burned, etc. The Scouts who were victims fire experienced the solidarity of the Scout Brotherhood, thorugh this emergency grant. Here is a good article at scout.org -
The APR Ticket to Life (TTL) Project is a flagship project that is currently implemented by the Asia-Pacific Support Centre of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. The #Ticket2Life Project has been bringing unprivileged children into Scouting to support their personal development, education and integration into the society as responsible adults.