Timothy Christian Group March - 2019 | Hungry For Life

March 2019: ,

A team of 12 including HFL leader Jason Krul traveled to the community of Yapak in the Philippines. They assisted in various community development projects including construction of several homes in partnership with Strong Roots Ministries.

Team Testimonials:

"I'll count my blessings and not focus on the negative, going forward."
"This mission is focused on the children and the next generations which is great to see as they will become the future of the Philippines."
"I didn't really realize what developing countries were like until I actually came here. It made me see what a community based life they live compared to ours."
"It broke my heart that some of the kids couldn't attend gym hour hosted by our team because they didn't own shoes."
"I'll now try to see the beauty in everything."
"I'm going to watch my actions from now on because I've seen how big of an impact they can make."
"I am going to appreciate what I have and try to be more giving from now on."
"God spoke to me when we were in church singing with all the kids... 'Shout to the Lord' showed me how we can praise Him more."
"It broke my heart when one boy told me that 'wishes don't come true'. He really believed that."

Team Blog:

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

Trip off island

This morning we woke up and had some breakfast. We loaded up all the materials that the guys needed for the full day of work ahead of them while we were off to Kalibo to go shopping for hygiene packs for sponsor kids. After we had dropped off the fathers the rest of us were off shopping.

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Monday, March 25th, 2019

Work day

Today was a very productive and rewarding day for everyone. We started with an early breakfast then took the shuttle to the house we had started Saturday.  As soon as we showed up at the house we were greeted with happy kids calling out our names.

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Sunday, March 24th, 2019


With a good nights sleep and a hearty breakfast, we started the morning playing with the kids(who came early before church). Many of the kids recognized all us from the previous day and greeted us with many hugs and jumping all over us. This is one of many highlights of the day.

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Saturday, March 23rd, 2019

First full day

    Lets just say that life in the Philippines is completely opposite of the life we live back in Canada. The streets in Boracay always seem to be alive with honking motorbikes and street trikes, but in a friendly way- not the kind of honking and craziness in BC.

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Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Arrived in Yapak

After a LONG day of travel consisting of planes boats and buses the team has finally arrived in Yapak!  After some orientation around the guesthouse and a solid meal, everyone was more than ready for an early night’s sleep.   Tomorrow we hope to start work on the first home construction 

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Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

And we’re off

The team is off to the airport.  Follow us on our blog as we post daily updates 

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