Missionhurst focuses our relief efforts in the Philippines on social poverty, lack of education and the inaccessibility of health care. Missionhurst also preoccupies their time with young street children, orphaned or abandoned by their families, most of whom are male children between the ages of 6 and 12.
The Welcome Home Foundation is a non-government organization that offers temporary residential programs, pre-school and education resource programs for deaf people in the community. Fr. Arturo T. Arnaiz is involved in this foundation and addresses the needs of the deaf community in the Philippines to offer them the opportunity to become self-sufficient, relevant members of the community. Arnaiz focuses his ministry on addressing the fact that deaf people deserve respect, acceptance and equal opportunity within their community.