Retiring with contentment

A father’s pride of his family’s achievement through the years Seeing his family’s condition, Felipe Butron cannot help but blame himself for the failure. “Madalas kong nararamdaman na nagkulang ako bilang ama dahil kahit anong tiyaga ang gawin ko ay tila hindi ko na maiaahon pa sa lugmok na kahirapan ang pamilya ko,” shared Felipe, continue reading : Retiring with contentment

Learning to dream bigger

Dumagat-Remontado women chasing a goal for their community As mothers, 44 Dumagat-Remontado women from Brgy. Cuyambay in Tanay, Rizal only dreamt of having food on the table daily. “Kuntento na kami na makakain ng tatlong beses sa isang araw,” shared Ma. Cristina Mallabo, who added that most of them stayed at home and relied on continue reading : Learning to dream bigger

CALABARZON regional agencies strengthen commitment against hunger and poverty

Fourteen regional line agencies in the CALABARZON Region committed towards a strengthened partnership towards hunger mitigation and food security. In a ceremony last June 8 in Calamba City, Laguna, the agencies, through their respective regional directors and heads of offices, signed the Regional Memorandum of Understanding for the implementation of the Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger continue reading : CALABARZON regional agencies strengthen commitment against hunger and poverty

Ready to chase bigger dreams

A young teacher’s journey towards her dreams of a better future Her college diploma and her professional license as a teacher are proof that even children like her can dream and make it happen. Ciara May Palattao, now 22 years old and a resident of Brgy. Rosario in Lopez, Quezon, can still recall what fueled continue reading : Ready to chase bigger dreams

Guidelines on discount for online purchases of seniors, persons with disabilities signed – DSWD

The Joint Memorandum Circular (JMC) providing the senior citizens and persons with disabilities, with a 20% discount on their online purchases of essential goods and commodities was signed on May 6.  Ratified by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Trade and Industry, National Commission of Senior Citizens, National Council on Disability continue reading : Guidelines on discount for online purchases of seniors, persons with disabilities signed – DSWD