- Country: Philippines
- D.O.B: September 11, 2005
- Age: 12
- Gender: Girl
Chel chel lives with her mother and father. Chel chel's mother is not employed. Chel chel's father is sometimes employed. His occupation is: Day Labor / Different Jobs. Chel chel has a sibling living in the household. Chel chel helps with the following duties at home: Child Care, Cleaning, Kitchen Help, Making Beds, Running Errands. Chel chel's favourite activities and interests include: Art or Drawing, Group Games, Reading, Running, Singing, Walking. Activities that Chel chel enjoys through the church are: Sunday School/Church, Youth Group, Vacation Bible School. At the compassion centre Chel chel's favourite activities are: Doing Arts & Crafts, Going on Field Trips / Excursions, Learning about God, Listening to Bible Stories, Participating in Service Activities, Playing Games, Singing Songs, Snack / Meal Time, Spending Time with Friends. Chel chel attends school. She is in the equivalent of grade 6. Chel chel's favourite subject is science. Her performance in school is average. Chel chel's family lives in the area of Brgy. Bancao-Bancao in Philippines.
North to south, 7,107 islands spread over 1,150 miles in the western Pacific Ocean to make up the country of the Philippines. About 95 percent of the population lives on the 11 largest islands. In the tropical lowlands, the climate is usually hot, humid, and rainy.
Philippine society is known for its tradition of strong family loyalty, respect for women, recognition of the mother in the family as teacher of values, and a commitment to working together in a community spirit called bayanihan.
For centuries, the Philippine Islands have been the crossroads of many cultures, including the Middle East, India, and China, which all came to trade. In 1521, Spaniard Ferdinand Magellan reached the islands, and Spain ruled them until 1898. The Philippines was granted independence from Japanese control in 1946, after Japan's defeat in World War II. Since 1986, when the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos was toppled, the Philippines has enjoyed political stability and steady economic growth.
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