4Ps on the frontlines

As the country struggles with the spread of COVID-19, modern-day heroes line up on the frontlines to battle, save lives and control the spread of the disease. Among these extraordinary individuals are Camille and Lurilyn, former Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) child beneficiaries. Each having challenged poverty, each with a story to tell.   “Camille” continue reading : 4Ps on the frontlines

SAPat para sa pang-araw araw

Noong ika-9 ng Abril, 2020, nasa 1,754 na pamilya mula sa limang barangay ng Alicia, Isabela ang tumanggap ng halagang P5,500.00 mula sa Social Amelioration Program (SAP) ng Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 02 (DSWD-FO2).   Ang mga tumanggap ay ang mga napapabilang sa mga pamilyang higit na nangangailangan at mayroong isa continue reading : SAPat para sa pang-araw araw

Never too old to help

With her wiry knobbly hands, she steadily guides the thick colourful fabric along the precise pulse of the electric sewing machine. Occasionally blinking through her poor eyesight, she uses her muscle memory and skill in maneuvering through the sharp corners and delicate string of what will become a face mask.   She is Erlinda Pascual, continue reading : Never too old to help

“Spray ng SK”

During the Enhanced Community Quarantine, it is a common occurrence for motor vehicles traversing the streets to be temporarily halted for disinfection prior to entrance to a village. In Brgy. Sta Catalina, City of Ilagan, Isabela, motorists entering the barangay are met by a team of Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials ready with their knapsack of continue reading : “Spray ng SK”