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END Illiteracy!

Millions of children in the Philippines are illiterate

Your gift can empower them to 

change their lives.

Our MISSION

Our vision is to lift all homeless, displaced, disadvantaged youth out of poverty by supporting critical tutoring, educational, and nutritional programs.

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Pledge!

Only $5.00 per month will keep

three children in school for a year.

Illiteracy IN the
Philippines

The Hesser Foundation funds schools for improvised students in the Philippines.  These students come from isolated fishing and farming communities that are prone to natural disasters and do not have any minimum wage.  When they cannot pay the fees they give up school and work for $2.00 per 10 hour day to help support their families.  Since 2015 The Hesser Foundation has helped students stay in school by providing for their school fees and supplies.

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OUR PROJECTS

Tuition Reimbursement
Tuition Reimbursement

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Tuition and Books
Tuition and Books

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Students in Need of Tuition
Students in Need of Tuition

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Tuition Reimbursement
Tuition Reimbursement

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TUITION
and books

School should be free but it is not. With your donation of only $.50 a day ($15) We provide a student the money for one year for school charges and books. 

They go to Elementary Schools and National High Schools.

Your donations have been providing tuition and books to our scholars since 2015.

Most of the children are raised by poor or single parents who are forced to support their family on less than two dollars a day.  This is why they cannot afford to send their child to school.

School Supplies
School Supplies

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Sports Suppiles
Sports Suppiles

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Back Packs with School Supplies
Back Packs with School Supplies

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School Supplies
School Supplies

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Pennies For Pencils

Your donations of only $.33 a day ($10) will provide those supplies needed for a hard-working student for a year every month.

Without the money for basic education age-appropriate supplies like ball pens, pencils, erasers, notebook, rulers,  scissors, crayons and glue children from developing countries are often turned away from school because they cannot fully participate. 

This will ensure the infrastructure in order to provide students with learning environment they need.

Computers for the children
Computers for the children

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VOLUNTEERS
VOLUNTEERS

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Teaching from the TV
Teaching from the TV

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Computers for the children
Computers for the children

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TUTORING for Children

Our local unpaid volunteers help the children with their school work individually and in study groups because their illiterate parents cannot. 

We are very proud of our volunteers who unselfishly give up room in their home for computer stations and teaching.  

We have always relied on a dedicated team of local unpaid volunteers. This way the money is given directly to the schools for tuition and the school supplies are directly given to the child.

 

"The severe scarcity of books among filipino students is a serious crisis that must be addressed with urgency—with an immediate reallocation of public funds for the printing of books and the building of libraries."
Joel Ruiz Butuyan, Philippine Daily inquirer

"Because we are poor, my grandparents cannot afford to send us to school.  My grandparents are fisherman and they are getting old.  My parents broke up and they left us with nothing. I want to continue to go to school so I can help my brothers and sisters as well."
Charles

Awards

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GIVE TODAY TO break the cycle of ILLITERACY

What People are saying about The Hesser Foundation

"Thank you so much Mrs. Dunesa Hesser for your support to our schools Brigada Escuela programs your donations helped a lot.  This is it! CONGRATS to to our Brigada Escuela coordinator Mj Flor Balino and to our Principal Menchie Lumayno and ENHS faculty, staff , parents and stakeholders!"

Amalea

“Congratulations for the fantastic work you are doing to relieve these innocent kids who need the support of everyone! Don't give up!”

Toti Y

“This is one of my favorite foundations to donate to.  All the proceeds go straight to children in need in the Philippines.  Most foundations filter through a few companies that take a percentage…”

Sabrina M

 

“I personally met with Michael Hesser today to find out more about what/how his foundation supports the children of the Philippines. A kind soul, softly spoken man with a generous heart is the only way I can describe him. What a great initiative and generous project!”

Maureen T