“An audacious school promoting an adapted learning environment.”

Our mission

HALMS supports impoverished families living in the Southside dumpsite of San Pedro, Laguna, Manila, offering their preschoolers a chance to prepare for public school and their youths an opportunity to complete high school, acquire a trade and to contribute to their families and community.

Our vision

For vocational graduates to be proud of their accomplishments and to work in their newly acquired trade  by helping their families and the community.

Our values

HALMS is a progressive and proactive school guide by compassion, mutual respect open communications and integrity.   At HALMS, solidarity means working together to achieve the  same goal. We act on dedication, motivation, diligence, while always maintaining compassion and respect for all.

Dynamic leadership and selfless dedication by both employees and volunteers give these children the helping hand they need in order to get out of the cycle of poverty in which they were born. 

“At HALMS, we put our hearts and soul in everything we do!”

Our team’s teachers, Danielle, and Helen  provide our children with educational tools and exceptional support, everything they need to succeed. 
They are more than just teachers, they are exemplary role models, mentors, leaders, visionaries, mother/father figures and trusted confidants to our students.

Teacher Danielle

Assistant Teacher Helen