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Better health, stronger community

Aug 11, 2015

“Parang tindahan, hindi mo aakalain na gamutan pala ‘yun.”

These are the words of 32-year-old Michelle Araneta when asked to describe their old health center in Brgy. Pambuhan, Perez, Quezon Province.

“Gawa lang siya sa pawid. Inaanay na...

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Education: The real gold in Mt. Diwata

Aug 05, 2015

Monkayo, Compostela Valley – “Ang edukasyon ang isa ka bahandi nga among maikahatag sa among mga anak. Mao kini ang ilang bulawan nga dili makuha sa ilaha (Education is an invaluable treasure that we can give our children. This is...

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A recipient becomes a carer

Aug 05, 2015

I MET her three years ago. She was then clasping the hand of her son who was leaning on her in what looked to be a genuine show of protection.

That time, she was listening to lectures from the National...

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When It Rains, It Pours

Aug 04, 2015

Water has long been a problem of the residents of Brgy. Magsaysay in the municipality of General Luna, Surigao del Norte.

For as long as they can remember, residents struggled to get access to water. Some hiked for 3 kilometers...

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Classrooms of Hope: Typhoon Yolanda One Year On

Jun 16, 2015

When Typhoon Yolanda, internationally known as Haiyan, struck the central Philippines in the early morning of 8 November 2013, the trail of devastation left behind was immense: 6,200 people died and more than 1 million people had their homes, possessions...

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Passion for volunteerism

Jun 09, 2015

Helping her community through her volunteer work in the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) has become a passion for Charo Simara Ablao, 37.

A resident of Misserior Village in Barangay Balaring, General Mamerto...

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