open letter from Mr. Gary Valenciano, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador:
I have had the
chance to visit UNICEF-assisted projects in the Mt. Province
last June 2003. I met some women who benefited from the Mothers
Literacy Project. I believe that with your support, the project
can help empower women to be the best that they can be ---
as mothers, wives, and community leaders. Join us and together
let’s support the Mothers Literacy Project by donating
UNICEF National Ambassador
than just the ABC's and the 123's.
These mothers learn about raising children.
Education is critical
to the lives of many women and children. But in many parts
of the Philippines, women lack certain skills and knowledge
necessary for basic day-to-day tasks. Some do not even know
how to read and write. This leads to improper treatment of
illnesses of children and consequently to poor nutrition and
The Mothers Literacy
Project provides mothers with the essential knowledge and
skills for proper child rearing. Working with local government
units, UNICEF funds the training of volunteers who become
literacy teachers. These volunteers are from the community
more mothers need our help.
Help us make their lives more complete.