Homeless young girl battles rain to finish school homework

At her very young age she showed her dedication to finish her homework despite of difficulty in life. Recently the video of a homeless young girl Elaine has gone viral, she was seen outside an apartment block in Manila with her mother and sister.


 This touching moment was filmed by a concerned netizen seeing the eight-year-old Elaine Dolfo struggling to complete her homework, as she pulled a coat over her head to shelter herself and books from the rain.

This harsh weather doesn't stop the child to finish her homework, she told the passer-by, Rolando Villanueva, she wants to be top of her class and get a good job to help her family.

Her father is a tricycle driver but he was taken ill and been unable to work. The landlord kicked the family out of their home a few days before the video has gone viral, as they could not pay the rent.

As of the 2016 national statistic record, there were a total of 101.57 million Filipinos and over a quarter of the population (25.2%) live below the poverty line.

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