Smart Araneta Coliseum, Cubao, Quezon City
09 November 2012
President Benigno S. Aquino III graced the 55th Anniversary of World Vision Philippines at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City.
In his speech, President Aquino praised World Vision for its dedication in giving others chances to regain back their hope, as they help empower various sectors to overcome the culture of negativity and replace it with a culture of compassion.
He said that the occasion is a gathering to strengthen people’s faith. “Faith keeps a person from being overwhelmed by despair. It is that which allows us to stand the tests of the present and believe that the best is yet to come, and that we are capable of making it happen,” he added.
President Aquino also called on all Filipinos to use the Christmas season as an opportunity to spark the spirit of kindness and community to move the nation forward.
World Vision Philippines is a Christian organization devoted to provide relief to children, families and communities to surmount poverty and injustice.
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