|SERVANTS OF JESUS OF CHARITY
SERVANTS OF JESUS OF CHARITY, also known as Siervas de Jesus in
Spain and other South American countries, is an order of nuns who have
dedicated themselves to missionary work. It has two branches in the
Philippines, one in Manila and another in Iriga City, Camarines Sur. The
later was established in 1996 as a charity center for pre-schoolers and
serves about fifty needy and abandoned children from different Barangays.
(Villages) Like the other beneficiaries receiving funds from the Filipino
Children’s Foundation, Servants of Jesus operates as a shelter for the poor
and the hungry and provides substitute mothering to the children who
come to the center. The sisters, with the help of volunteer mothers, give
care and spiritual guidance to these mostly abandoned and neglected kids.
In the day care center the children get supplemental feeding and pre-school
Since 1999, Servants of Jesus has received over Ten Thousand Dollars from
the Filipino Childrten’s foundation, of which nearly forty percent is spent on
food, and the rest on medicine, school supplies and classroom equipment.