This a letter Dennis Drake received from Reymart this Christmas. He is the deaf boy who was told by two doctors that he would soon be blind but with the right kind of help and special contact lenses is now able to see well.
IDEA Philippines Christmas Bus headed out from Tagbilaran early in the morning of December 11. 2012
The Joy of Christmas
Marilou Drake and her team of Christmas elves spread a lot of joy to all the deaf children on Bohol. The last stop of the day for the IDEA Christmas bus was at the deaf dormitory in the town on Loon, Bohol where 38 deaf children live. The deaf children at the other three deaf centers on the island gave …
IDEA’s Shopping Team
IDEA Philippines began preparing for Christmas months ago but the week of December 3rd to the 7th is shopping week.
First of Four Classrooms
The deaf students at the IDEA supported Sagbayan, Bohol school are all anxiously awaiting the opening of their new classroom building.
Waardenburg Syndrome in Bohol
As a deaf person, Ignacio Sato has always let his hands do the talking. But one night recently his hands made a bolder statement when he became the first deaf person on the island of Bohol and possibly the Philippines to join a mixed martial arts tournament, and win! As soon as the fight started, Ignacio dominated, steadily stalking his …
More Classrooms for the Deaf
IDEA has responded to their cries by beginning the construction of a four-classroom building on the Sagbayan Central Elementary School Campus.
Maasin, Southern Leyte Home for Deaf Children
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 Van
Bohol Deaf Academy’s old, leaky, rust bucket of a van has at long last been replaced by a beautiful, new roomy, air conditioned beauty.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.
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