Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Your Ten Pesos Can Send A Scholar To School

The privilege to study is only given to a few in this country. And most of the time those who deserve it the most are left wanting. In our hearts we all wanted to help but we really don’t have the means to help those who would like to avail of good education. Large resources are needed to build schools and institutions, if only we want everyone to study and send them to school. So what can we contribute to affect a change to this dilemma?

Did you know that there are HEROES around who can get those who want to learn but don’t have the means out of this quandary? It’s you and me and our ten pesos.


Yes, we can actually be all HEROES, be a powerful agent of change with just 10 pesos. Imagine your ten pesos; the cost of your merienda, your fare, a bottle of soft drink, or a wide array of small things we usually spend on and sometimes a spare change that get lost yet we don’t really mind about it. Why not use the same amount to send a student to quality schools.


This project is called the HEROES PROJECT; it is spearheaded by musician Mike Chan, along with his OPM friends and brought them together to launch an advocacy that brings out their passion and the mission to provide education to deserving students.


Joining the cause if very easy by just texting HEROES to 3456. The proceeds go directly to the partner schools of Heroes Project and will be divided equally among all the scholars of Heroes.


They started with 20 scholarships, then 40 in 2015, hopefully with everybody's help; they can send 80 kids to school by 2016, 160 scholars in 2017 so on. Eventually, when we have enough Filipinos donating 10 pesos yearly, we will be able to send to school every Filipino that wants an education.
Education should be a right of every Filipino child and should not be denied just because their families lack funds and the government cannot yet effectively find a permanent solution to this problem. We do not need to wait for other countries or our government to help our youth. We can all do ourselves and all it takes is just P10 from each of us a year. Remember, if only 2% of the Filipino people will donate, we will already have succeeded for this year and can look forward to sending more and more kids to school every year!

To raise the awareness of the cause, they conducted free concerts in various locations which bring the best OPM artists to the stage to show support for Heroes Project. Bands like Hale, Mayonaise, Mojofly, Paraluman, MYMP, Mike Chan and the Anthems are some of the growing list of artists performing for Heroes Project.
You can also be part of this movement and pave the way for a positive change to our society. Donate now, share your experience, and join in the conversation with the hashtags #WeAreAllHeroes and #PayItForward. Don't forget to like their facebook page for more information about the project and share it to more people.

We indeed can all be heroes!


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