Category Archives: Siena College, San Jose del Monte, Bulacan

Chairman’s Note: Denied Meal Leads to Tears

By: Lewis Edwards Tears flowed like a river down the cheeks of two boys when they were told they were not included in the new feeding program of ABC Foundation at Kaligayahan Elementary School. They pleaded for a meal, they … Continue reading

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Chairman’s Note: Year End Letter to our Sponsors

by: Lewis Edwards Dear Benefactors and Friends, The school year has ended for Night High Scholars of A Better Chance Foundation and will also end soon for our 190 college scholars. We thank you for your generous support. Your donations … Continue reading

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HISTORY WAS MADE TODAY in A Better Chance Foundation

For the first time ever a scholar/graduate has ‘paid it forward’ and become a Donor to ABC Foundation by sponsoring one Night High Scholar. That scholar/ graduate, now donor, is Leo Dimatalo. Leo belonged to the Class of 2008 at … Continue reading

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Chairman’s Note: A NOT SO TYPICAL WEEK ON FACEBOOK

  I like Facebook and look at it everyday. A few weeks back it was a different kind of week with good news being posted everyday. On Monday, I saw our former Night High Scholar in South Korea, heavily bundled … Continue reading

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The Long View

Having scholars and producing eventual graduates requires many things, especially a long term view. Looking back it took A Better Chance Foundation 6 years, from 2001 to 2007 to produce our first batch of Night High School graduates from Siena College,Taytay, … Continue reading

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1,024 Graduates and Still Counting…

By:  Lewis Edwards The world’s largest consultancy firm by revenues is Accenture, based in Ireland, with 323,000 employees worldwide and 35,000 employees in the Philippines in 12 locations. And I am proud to tell you that five of our ABC … Continue reading

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The 7th Night High Scholars’ Assembly

On February 3, ABC held its 7th Night High School Scholars’ Assembly at Siena College, Taytay, Rizal. This annual event brings together friends, sponsors, teachers, administrators, and 5th year Night High Scholars from all our partner Siena College schools for … Continue reading

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Thank You, Cyma!

We’d like to thank the generous management and staff of Cyma, Shangri-la Mall branch, for their continued support and encouragement.  In School Year 2012-2013, Cyma Shangri-la raised enough money during their store’s anniversary night to sponsor 4 Night High Scholars … Continue reading

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Laptop Giveaway Winners

September 9, we announced the 3 lucky winners of our laptop giveaway essay writing contest:  Zarah Jane Catando, Sunshine Bondal, and Mary Ann Millos. Zarah Jane Catando is in her 4th year at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines taking … Continue reading

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Escalator Giving

If you’ve never heard the term ‘escalator giving’ it’s not surprising as it was only coined in recent years by the authors of the book, The Power of Giving, Azim Jamal and Harvey McKinnon. After researching religious tithing the two … Continue reading

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