Our Partners

Shelter, food, safety are crucial needs for street children.  High Five Hope partners with established organizations caring and catering to these basic human essentials, but enhances the fundamental assistance provided by these organizations, and seeks to instill inspiration and motivation to break the cycle of street despair.

High Five Hope focuses its efforts on street children in the Philippines in the two largest cities of Manila and Cebu. It is estimated there are 85,000 street children in Metro Manila alone. Our partners are

  • Child Hope Asia in Manila
  • Cebu City Task Force
  • Operation Second Chance in Cebu

 

CHILDHOPE Asia Philippines is a registered not-for profit, non-government organization working to promote the welfare of street children in the Philippines and the Asia region. It responds directly to the needs of street children in Metro Manila who are exposed everyday to the hazards and risks of working and living on the streets.  Since its inception in 1995, Childhope has already assisted approximately 10,000 street children all over Metro Manila. It reaches out to about 1,200 street children every year and provides them with their most urgent and/or basic needs. Childhope prioritizes completely abandoned and neglected street children who live alone on the streets.

Childhope envisions a world where all children, particularly street children, can fully enjoy their rights and become responsible and respected members of society. Childhope’s main program is the Street Education Program which provides alternative education, psychosocial interventions, medical and health services, paralegal assistance, and skills training among street children. It also conducts advocacy sessions among the different sectors of the society to advocate for the cause and the plight of street children.

 

Cebu City Task Force on Street Children is a registered not-for profit organization with alliances of other NGOs (e.g. UNICEF) and GOs in Cebu City. Their mission is for the protection & promotion of the rights of street children in particular, children in general. Through its 27 active child caring member agencies, they coordinate to create awareness, provide care and support to children, and street children in particular.