Joan Garcia became pregnant at 14 and gave birth at 15. She and her child travel by raft between the two shacks where they live in Navotas fish port on Manila Bay. Hannah Reyes Morales for NPR hide caption toggle caption Hannah Reyes Morales for NPR Goats and Soda PHOTOS: Why The Philippines Has So Many Teen Moms August 21, 2020 Over a 10-year period, 1.2 million Filipina girls between the ages of 10 and 19 have had a child. The government is trying to change things. But the pandemic has made matters worse.