Community News

Our Response to Hunger

Hunger is relevant to the cases of malnutrition in the country particularly among children. According to a survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) in the second quarter of 2018, 2.2 million Filipino families experienced hunger. But in June 2018,...

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Teaching as a Way of Helping

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well,” Ralph Waldo Emerson once said. This entails that helping, in one way or another, is somehow showing...

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ABOVE THE WATERS

It’s been a year since one of the families in ABKASA Mandalagan, Bacolod City tragically lost their eleven year old daughter through drowning. Her name is Devia. She and her friends just finished picking up firewood and were on their way home, although didn’t have the...

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Meat Processing Training

Matab-ang Livelihood Project Association Inc. is working strongly to fulfil its mission and vision that boils down to, “to help people help themselves”. It has launched its first 2 programs, Skills Development and Enterprise Development two years ago. And over the...

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Pursuing Dreams Beyond Hardships

Remus Echevarria Growing up in a big family and experiencing poverty first-hand, Remus was afraid that he wouldn’t be able to finish his studies and pursue his dream of becoming a Social Worker. He is the youngest in the family of six. His late father who died of...

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The Quiet Achiever

REMIA SAUCE, 35 years old, Single Mum She’s a single mum, but through your giving that sourced her start-up business, she found a partner in the form of her Macrame Bags business and was able to support her son’s needs especially his education. For a single mother,...

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A Mother’s Story

"Life was a constant misery". This is how a financially challenged mother, Marites Desierto would describe her life before. Marites, 35 years old, a plain housewife and married to a construction worker, whose earning P 200.00 per day with five kids around waiting to...

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