Hope for Change International


A few of the faces in the community....
Mar 26, 2016
By: pgrimsland

Today is my last day in Manila after being here for 6 weeks.  As I think about the time here there is so much to be grateful for. I’m so grateful for the success of our college graduates this year.  They will be MOVING FORWARD in new directions making a difference in the lives of […]

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It’s Complicated
Mar 19, 2015
By: pgrimsland

We’ve all seen that “status” about a relationship being complicated.  I thought of that as a good description for some of the situations we encounter here in this community we’re working in. This past week had it’s share of complicated situations.  For lack of time I’ll tell you about one…..Princess.  At an early age her […]

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So Many Dynamics
Jan 20, 2010
By: pgrimsland

Because I have spent so much time here in Balut, Tondo Manila over the last 20 years, these past couple of days I have been trying to pay attention to the different dynamics that come into play on a daily basis. This place is non-stop in activities, emotions, struggles, sorrows and laughter. I am able […]

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