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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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STORIES FROM THE SLUMS

Taniman QC Area- November 2017

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Team visit in Landfill (a community near in the garbage area), San Isidro, Rod., Rizal

Ministry Highlights

Free Dump truck ride. We experienced a free ride on a truck from Nueve to Rodriguez Landfill. It was a great experience. On our way back we’ve got another free ride on a dump truck from Landfill to Litex. We’ve got a great conversation with the driver he is kuya Eric. He said his job is not easy, no holidays, no rest day unless you file leave. He said almost thousand of trucks going in and out in the Landfill everyday. If you skipped collecting Garbage’s in just one day surely ton’s of Garbage’s will recollected for the next day that will really affects the City of Las Pinas same with other also. Instead of having his restday and have a bonding with his family he chose to work for the sake of his duty and also for the family. He is a great picture of a father and faithful worker. We are so blessed to heard his story. He gave us not only a free ride but another blessing of determinations.

Potential Community Area Visit. We visited another new potential community area in Sitio Pintor San Isidro Rodriguez Rizal together with Pastor Edwin Sanchez, bro. Rene Sas and our team. We walked around in the community “Scavenging is the main source of income there, because they are living near in the Landfill just a very few walks away from their houses. All of their houses is made in light materials came from the Landfill like old tarpaulin,sacks,old springs of bed anything that can be use to build their house. We saw most of them is almost busy doing collecting recyclable materials. They didn’t mind what the smell and what is the effect of this to their health, they aren’t bother the most important is they need to work for food regardless how dangerous it is for their health.

Prayer Concern

1. God’s guidance, protection and will for our new potential community area
2. For the team’s good health and God’s provision; that God will always sustain and provide for each member of our team
3. Pastor Joji Limjoco’s health while on his sabbatical leave
4. Praying for the protection for the people in Sitio Pintor most especially in their health and safety.