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Kaisahang Buhay Foundation..Expectant single mothers are provided a holistic and rehabilitative service which includes food, shelter, medical care (pre-natal, childbirth, post-natal through the hospital), casework & counseling, value formation and spiritual growth, skills training & personality development and family therapy. The counseling is focused on family preservation and permanency planning for the child. TEENAGE PREGNANCY. A long term project focusing on teenagers facing motherhood ..Teenage pregnancy is widespread in the Philippines, especially among the poor. In Manila, this contributes to rapid population growth and helps to perpetuate poverty in the city,Äôs crowded slums..Tondo's ghettoes, teetering on the banks of the polluted Pasig river, houses a tenth of the capital's population. They live in dark hovels made of scavenged corrugated iron, old rags, rotting wood and plastic sheeting..Children are everywhere, tangible evidence of the city's teenage pregnancy problem. Every year, 13 out of 100 girls aged between 15 and 19, amongst the poorest fifth of the Filipino population get pregnant. Within the richest fifth, the figure is just 1.2. .. Healthcare for Manila's urban poor is almost non-existent, while opportunities to learn about contraception in this strictly Catholic country are rare... overpopulation

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Philippines | The Cross or the Condom - Overpopulation in Manila, Manila- Travel
Kaisahang Buhay Foundation..Expectant single mothers are provided a holistic                           and rehabilitative service which includes food, shelter, medical care (pre-natal,                           childbirth, post-natal through the hospital), casework & counseling, value                           formation and spiritual growth, skills training & personality development and                           family therapy.  The counseling is focused on family preservation and permanency                           planning for the child. TEENAGE PREGNANCY. A long term project focusing on teenagers facing motherhood ..Teenage pregnancy is widespread in the Philippines, especially among the poor. In Manila, this contributes to rapid population growth and helps to perpetuate poverty in the city,Äôs crowded slums..Tondo's ghettoes, teetering on the banks of the polluted Pasig river, houses a tenth of the capital's population. They live in dark hovels made of scavenged corrugated iron, old rags, rotting wood and plastic sheeting..Children are everywhere, tangible evidence of the city's teenage pregnancy problem. Every year, 13 out of 100 girls aged between 15 and 19, amongst the poorest fifth of the Filipino population get pregnant. Within the richest fifth, the figure is just 1.2. .. Healthcare for Manila's urban poor is almost non-existent, while opportunities to learn about contraception in this strictly Catholic country are rare... overpopulation