508 HSBC’s Mural and Larong Pinoy with Gawad Kalinga Pateros
Written by Kuya Harvard
One of our most consistent corporate sponsors reached out to us once again for another happy event for children. It was their 6th so far since we started last year. This time Gawad Kalinga Pateros was their recipient.
Last March 15 of this year we initiated our first event at this site. We got to create a mural outside of the Gawad Kalinga Sibol learning center. This time we made the inside more alive with drawing and color.
Since the venue wasn’t that big, we divided everyone to two groups. The first half painted the walls while the others played Larong Pinoy. After 30 minutes we had them exchange roles. Our Larong Pinoy encourages the children and the volunteers to relive our own games and hopefully get them to play it more often. We played three classic ones- Tumbang Preso (using bowling pins as cans and bowling ball as slippers), Luksong Tinik and Doctor Quack Quack.
We had meals served after a stretch of fulfilling activities. The school supplies gift giving followed after. This was the last summer activity for the kids before school starts again on June 1.