The Wild Orchid Foundation had the utmost privilege and pleasure to hold our first summer camp in our scholarship program, for college students. We currently have 8 scholar grantees in our program. They are vocational training students at Carcar City College in Cebu. Our summer camp is a full 2 week immersion experience, filled with […]

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After introduction speech by Wild Orchid Founder, Coco Barán; Guest Artists, Guru Alvin of Pamanakali and Toni Pasion of A Stage of Our Own, performed cultural dance and martial arts demonstrations, which culminated in interactive activities with The Turning Point Elementary students. Turning Point Elementary School held a book drive early on in the school […]

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Wild Orchid is dedicated to early childhood development since these formative years are crucial to success as an adolescent and later as a functioning and sustainable adult. Our programs offer classroom support via educational presentations. Our presentations consist of various developmental topics as health & hygiene to social & cultural awareness We incorporate art, story, […]

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The Wild Orchid Philippines Team received 10 “balikbayan boxes” filled with over a thousand books donated by students in the US so that Filipino Elementary Students can enjoy books and foster a love of reading. The Nyora Taling Literacy Program is an agenda named in honor of Wild Orchid’s founder’s Coco Baran’s late grandmother. Nyora […]

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The Wild Orchid Foundation visited Peru to expand and visit other humanitarian  projects.  In our expansion, we connect with other cultures and philanthropists with progressive plans. First, we visited Agro Vision Farms which is a collaborative project withWild Orchid Vice President, Alberto Jimenez Crespo; and Board Member Ari Miller and other partners. In a growing […]

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In December, Wild Orchid hosted our 2nd Holiday Charity Party with Lipstick Sister. Lipstick Sister is a women’s empowerment group in which women support each other in their endeavors, and together, work to be the positive change and impacting difference in the world. At this event, we reviewed Wild Orchid’s projects in fruition, and the […]

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In November, Wild Orchid was very blessed to have more Junior Ambassadors, eighth graders from Good Shepherd Catholic School help in the effort to break the cycle of poverty. We are so grateful to our youths for being the change we want in the world. We had eighth graders: Rocco, Colin and Etienne pack Balikbayan […]

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SUCCESSFUL BOOK DRIVE October was a month of service from different members of the Wild Orchid Team and community.  The Cohen-Ahitov family led a drive at their Culver City school: Turning Point School. Over 1400 books, were donated, by Turning Point students, and their families. The outpour of effort continued long after the drive officially […]

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The Wild Orchid Quarterly US Team Visit was a tremendous success. We were very productive and planted new seeds in our program. We were able to formally introduce our charitable organization on Mariano Mercado Day, which is a day that the City of Carcar commemorates former mayor and humanitarian, Don Mariano Mercado. It is in […]

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