First, thank you for all your support! I have awesome news. We have raised over $102,000! Thank you to an anonymous donation of $100,000! Thank you to everyone that donated and all the helping hands. Over 100 people have helped so far. Salamat!
Our contact in the Philippines is Isa and Geline. Their hometown is Tanauan in the province of Leyte. It is close to the ocean and is one of the towns hardest hit by typhoon Haiyan. Isa and Geline spoke to Tanauan Mayor Pel Tecson. He told them that all of the elementary schools in Tanauan were destroyed. Mayor Tecson said it will cost an average of 1.8 million pesos to rebuild one school. This means that with the money we raised so far we might rebuild two schools. Mayor Pel Tecson is excited that we are choosing to help schools in Tanuan.
I want to keep raising money for the schools. Our goal is to raise another 3,000 dollars by June 2014 for a total of $105,000. I know we can do this!!!!
Tanauan, Leyte is very close to the Ocean. See Wikipedia link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanauan,_Leyte