Thank You for Supporting Families in the Philippines
With the support of WFP’s online community, children like Geoffrey and their parents have received nutritious food to help them get back on their feet following Typhoon Haiyan. Take a minute to meet a few of the kids and families you’ve helped support.
Jack and his youngest daughter, Mary Queen, are ready to return to their village. The support you’ve helped provided will keep Mary and her siblings nourished over the coming months.
"I want to return to our home, gather some galvanized iron sheets, some wood and then try to put a roof back on our house” - Lilian (far left) fled her home and took refuge in Tanauan School of Craftsmanship and Home Industry to escape the storm.
Sam dreams of being an engineer when he grows up. He loves to build stuff! With his hard hat in hand, Sam hopes to help his family rebuild their home.
“I’m thinking about what I can do for our barangay (village), how I can help us overcome this destruction” - Salvador (right) is the Barangay Captain (village head) of Cabuloran in the Municipality of Dagami.
“I don’t know what happened to my school but I want to go there and study again. I’d rather laugh and find humor in this situation than weep over my destroyed house.” - Manny, middle, is 26 years old, and a Computer Science student at Asian Development Foundation College in Tacloban City.
As a part of our response to the devastating effects of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, WFP's online community came together to send support! Take a minute to meet some of the individuals we've helped and hear their stories -- and plans for the future!