PHILIPPINES, June 2011 — Hotelwithheart .com (HWH) in partnership with Dynamic Teen Company (DTC) launches its HWH Pencil Project Signature campaign which aims to provide pencils for underprivileged children being taught by DTC. By signing up on the HWH Facebook Page, HWH will donate 1 pencil to DTC for every digital signature (Like and Sign Ups) collected.
“We can measure statistics of children without the means of Basic Education, we can measure poverty, we can measure the rising crime rate, and we can even measure the cost of ignorance. But can we truly measure the potential of a child?” says Dr. Rudy Sabater, HWH Director. “By providing these children with the materials wherein they can continue to learn, we are offering them a brighter future”.
Facebook is a powerful tool for sharing status, pictures, and videos. With more than a 500 million members and counting, the potential for social interaction is great. Sharing for a cause has been gaining ground in
social media for years. Hotelwithheart.com hopes that letting people participate in a simple yet symbolical campaign will help Facebook users contribute to the betterment of society.
The Pencil Project will run for 1 month starting June 1 to June 30, 2011. HWH hopes to raise 10,000 pencils to be donated to DTC as materials they could use to help children further their education despite their poverty.
To support this campaign, visit HWH Fanpage at Facebook.com/hotelwithheart. Like the page, Sign Up and share to help children receive the pencils.
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commission income at no cost to guests. Hotelwithheart.com offers over 100,000 cheap hotels, luxury resorts, beach resorts, budget accommodations, and 5 star hotels in more than 80 countries worldwide.
About Efren Penaflorida and Dynamic Teen Company
Dynamic Teen Company (DTC) is a group of concerned young people with a mission of making a small yet significant difference in other people’s lives, particularly the small children in slum areas who have no access to education, basic hygiene and sometimes, even love from their families. The group was founded in August 1997 by four teenagers from Cavite National High School, one of whom was Efren Penaflorida, 2009 CNN Hero of the Year.
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