On the 21st of December, scholars sponsored by Enfants Du Mekong (EDM) under Puso Sa Puso Edukasyon, Inc. had their Christmas gathering. It was organized by the Puso staff with the purpose of celebrating Christmas altogether with the value of joy of giving and sharing. . It was held at 7th St., #45 New Manila, Quezon City (Salvatorian Sister’s Convent). It was attended by 15 scholars from Parola and Payatas, ALSA BUHAY Staff, and EDM Coordinators.
The program started with a prayer and a short talk on the joy of giving and sharing in line with the advent season. It was given by Sr. Olly, from the Society of the Divine Savior. She emphasized that the message of Christmas is love, hope and trust. “Trusting in the love of God who gave His only son to us, that we may have life: life well lived and meaningful.”
Scholars enjoyed eating the food that they prepared. They also joyfully participated in the different games prepared by the staff. Before the gathering ends, scholars gave their Christmas and thank you message to the EDM coordinators. They even showed up their God-given talents to them.
Scholars feel blissful and blessed as they were able to have a deep reflection and actualization on the value of giving and sharing not only in the season of Christmas but moreover in their everyday lives.