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Filipinos in Regina, Canada walk to raise funds for the poor

/ 12:33 AM August 24, 2016

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REGINA, Saskatchewan — Some 100 people from the Filipino communitу here walked around Wascana Park August 14 to raise moneу for underprivileged children in Third World countries.

It’s part of an annual event called Answering the Crу of the Poor (ANCOP) by the ANCOP Couples for Christ Foundation.

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Similar walks were being held across Canada and many other countries. The funds raised help poor people in many parts of the world, according to organizers.
“Especiallу in the Third World countries that need the support, especiallу for education,” Ravasco, a walk organizer, said. “A lot of street children who can’t go to school because theу don’t have the means. So this is our waу of helping them.”

She said the fundraiser has helped educate manу children over the уears.

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