Loren to Attend El Shaddai Meeting in HKFebruary 1, 2010
A DAY BEFORE VALENTINE’S, VICE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LOREN LEGARDA WILL ATTEND A GATHERING OF EL SHADDAI FOLLOWERS IN HONG KONG.
Loren, together with running mate Manny Villar, will speak to members of the charismatic movement tomorrow, February 13. The gathering will also be an opportunity for the presidential-vice presidential tandem to meet thousands of overseas Filipino workers in Hong Kong.
There are approximately 150,000 Filipinos in Hong Kong, most of whom are working as domestic helpers or workers in the service and entertainment industries.
Founded by Brother Mike Velarde, the El Shaddai Movement has grown rapidly in the last decade and, as of 2005, has a reported 8 million followers worldwide.
El Shaddai has chapters worldwide, including in the USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Guam, Saipan, United Arab Emirates and other countries.