President Cory Aquino Congratulates BOOKS for the BARRIOS

  President Cory Aquino Congratulates BOOKS for the BARRIOS Founder Nancy Harrington for Ten Years of Service to Aid Philippines Public Education Development  — Malacanang Palace, Manila, Philippines, 1991. BOOKS for the BARRIOS has since then shipped 16… Read More

Help us reach Them

What a coincidence!! The article from National Geographic magazine these little girls happened to open was about them! They are the ” Badjao tribe” in Jolo, ­Philippines. Thanks to the relentless efforts put in by Books for the… Read More

Quality Education and Teacher Training – Nation building for a true democracy.

To date BftB has transformed 70 impoverished ­Barrio (village) into ” Model of ­Excellence”schools. The program has been instituted by the Philippine Department of Education from 2001. Member sites are tracked and monitored continuously. From 2001 all other… Read More

Make a positive impact

Be a champion of a noble cause. This young boy first came to us as 5th grader with his class fieldtrip. The empowering and learning experience he had while he was here never left him. Eight years later… Read More

Reconstruction of schools post Typhoon Haiyan

  The recent typhoon has devastated schools in the Philippines. BOOKS for the BARRIOS is concentrating on efforts to find sponsors to fund our ongoing humanitarian disaster relief operations throughout the Philippines. As the instituted action agency of… Read More

Troop Support

BOOKS for the BARRIOS sends resources to American military combat forces engaged in peace operations in the Philippines. The educational material support the troops local humanitarian aid projects. Our education programs have been instituted by the Philippine Department… Read More