HEALTH AND STITCHES

ONE LAST STITCH. Julia Bilangdal, 35, a beneficiary of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, sees new hope in her final challenge during the TESDA-assessment of her skills in Dressmaking. As part of the Kalahi-CIDSS Livelihood for Urban Poor Communities, she is able to acquire dressmaking skills that she can use to bring more income for her continue reading : HEALTH AND STITCHES

TAKING PART IN A MEN’S WORLD

Construction is predominantly a men’s world. With the physical strength required to perform tedious tasks, women are usually out of the equation. But, under the Kalahi-CIDSS program, it isn’t true anymore.*** Regina San Agustin, 43, and Lucila Pustrado, 49, are only two women who prove that there are no limits as to what they can continue reading : TAKING PART IN A MEN’S WORLD

FINDING HER HOME, FINALLY

Lola Raga laughs as she shares her happiness in finally finding a home at Haven for the Elderly in Tanay, Rizal.*** When her relatives thought of her as a burden, a 70-year-old grandmother found acceptance in the company of other older persons. Flocerfina Raga or Lola Raga, who hailed from Leyte Province, used to be continue reading : FINDING HER HOME, FINALLY