“Flying Dreams” by Ombok Villamor. A Hong Kong banquet and silent auction of Filipino art like this piece will benefit NGO International Care Ministries, which raises funds to help the ultra poor in the Philippines. Photo: courtesy of ICM
“Flying Dreams” by Ombok Villamor. A Hong Kong banquet and silent auction of Filipino art like this piece will benefit NGO International Care Ministries, which raises funds to help the ultra poor in the Philippines. Photo: courtesy of ICM
Poverty

Ultra-poor in Philippines living on less than 50 US cents a day get help from Hong Kong fundraising banquet and art auction

  • In the Philippines, the poorest of the poor, who live on less than 50 US cents a day, number in the millions. Many lack electricity and live with illnesses
  • A Hong Kong online banquet this month, whose main feature is an art auction, will raise money to train some of these ultra-poor and raise their living standard

“Flying Dreams” by Ombok Villamor. A Hong Kong banquet and silent auction of Filipino art like this piece will benefit NGO International Care Ministries, which raises funds to help the ultra poor in the Philippines. Photo: courtesy of ICM
“Flying Dreams” by Ombok Villamor. A Hong Kong banquet and silent auction of Filipino art like this piece will benefit NGO International Care Ministries, which raises funds to help the ultra poor in the Philippines. Photo: courtesy of ICM
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