It has been a remarkably rapid happening to see an abandoned building in the town of Maasin, Southern Leyte, Philippines turned into a dormitory for deaf children. It is now fully operational and being occupied by it first batch of hearing impaired students.
Bohol Deaf Academy’s old, leaky, rust bucket of a van has at long last been replaced by a beautiful, new roomy, air conditioned beauty. At least it is new to us. It is actually a low milage 2007 Mitsubishi L300 that is locally assembled in Manila into what is known as an Asian Utility Vehicle.