Conditions dire for kababayans living in dumpsites

Conditions dire for kababayans living in dumpsites

Scavenging for plastics and other recyclables from a rubbish dump site is a grim reality for many kababayans in Sitio Pintor, Rodriguez, Rizal. An appalling stench, mud, and flies are part of the decor, too. Working and living in a dumpsite sounds unimaginable. Yet,...
Unstoppable Love for Learning

Unstoppable Love for Learning

Determined to put an end to the endless cycle of poverty, Melody Antonio, a Grade 10 student of Aurora Senior High School in Naujan, Oriental Mindoro, strives to continue her studies amidst the pandemic. “I believe that good education is the key to a good future.” Her...
Single grandparent sights hope in motion

Single grandparent sights hope in motion

Like most people, those who belong in the marginalized community are facing increased uncertainty in terms of economic well-being. This uncertainty varies by legal status. For single grandparent, Anda, and her grandchildren, the imminent threat of the infectious...