WHO WE ARE

Companion with the Poor is a non-profit, Christian organization that works with the poorest communities in Metro Manila by planting holistic churches that meet the spiritual and physical needs of the most marginalized in the least reached slums. CWTP partners with local churches to plant sustainable churches within two years.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

Creativity is the ability to introduce order into the randomness of nature. - Eric Hoffer

STORIES FROM THE SLUMS

Ministry Teams/Areas

CSJDM, Bulacan Team – April 2018

Our team attended Companion With The Poor quarterly silent prayer retreat in Tagaytay Last April 12 to 14. It was a Good time for the us in light of our desire to seek God’s direction for a new ministry area and church partner. We temporarily suspended our ministry in the…

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Baras Rizal Area- February 2018

Ministry Highlights Alternative Learning System. All by HIS grace and mercies we started our Alternative Learning System (ALS) in our community area. There were twenty (20) people who attended the ALS Orientation and nineteen (19) signed the application form. However, only eight to fifteen (8-15) came and joined our ALS…

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CSJDM, Bulacan Team – February 2018

Ministry Highlights Special Concern. Last February 28, we received news from the President of TINIG association about the scheduled demolition in the community area. The purpose of the demolition is to clear the occupants of all housing units in Phase 4, thus, give way for the housing unit developer to…

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Taniman QC Area- February 2018

Ministry Highlights Potential Community Area Visits. February 8, 2018 we revisited Sitio Buhanginan to look for another part of the area because the last time we’ve been there the rain poured out so we’re not able to visit all parts of the area. For the second time and the third…

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Sta. Isabel, Cavite Team -February 2018

Ministry Highlights Alternative Learning System. Thank God! Last February 24 was our first registration of Alternative Learning System (ALS) in our community area. Out of the one hundred (100) potential ALS students in the community that we surveyed, twenty (20) of them were registered in our ALS program. We targeted…

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Rosario Cavite Team – January 2018

Ministry Highlights Meeting with Mayor Ricafrente. Last February 5 the team met with Rosario, Cavite Mayor Nonong Ricafrente in his office, presented our church planting ministry and a one year ladder of activities. Praise God for the mayor granted us a one hundred sixty square meters (160 sqm.) lot so…

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Halang Naic, Cavite Team – February 2018

Ministry Highlights Strategic Planning. We conducted our strategic planning last Feb. 1 and 2 at Ptra. Berna’s residence. We consolidated our community survey results of five hundred (500) families from Belmont and Bronze Ville. Twenty five per cent (25%) of the two thousand (2000) families have been surveyed. Based from…

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Buhisan Cebu City Area-February 2018

Ministry Highlights Worship Celebration. Praise the Lord! We are very grateful to the Lord as we see how He moved in the lives of our church members. They’re very excited to attend every Sunday and hear God’s word. They also share their testimonies of God’s goodness and faithfulness in their…

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Southville 8B Phase 5 Rizal Team-February 2018

Ministry Highlights Community Visit. We met Pastor William Cruz, a pastor assigned in Montalban by their church namely World Christian Fellowship. They already planted four (4) churches in Montalban, two (2) churches in Bulacan, and one (1) in Las Piñas. We are praying to start a new church planting ministry…

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Southville 8B Phase 5 Rizal Team-January 2018

Ministry Highlights As experienced church planters, it will be easy for us start another church planting ministry. But relying on our own expertise will only lead us to frustration and burn out. Solitude and prayer must be part of our lifestyle as servants of Christ in the urban poor community….

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