Mga biahera ng Bautista

In the agricultural community of Brgy. Bautista, San Pablo, Laguna stands a house filled with sacks of fruits and vegetables.  The place is owned by Asencia de Castro, a local and a seasoned ‘biahera’ who buys these goods from local farmers and sells them in Manila for the past 20 years. According to Asencia, what continue reading : Mga biahera ng Bautista

Kampanteng kinabukasan

Almost every week, she needs to find someone who will let her borrow some money—which will be her four children’s daily allowance to school for the whole week. “Kailangan araw-araw kang may hawak na pera, baunin ng mga bata. Kaso nga po walang pang-araw-araw na kita kaya hirap na hirap po kami sa pinansyal,” shared continue reading : Kampanteng kinabukasan

Soreda’s salbabida

For 62 years old Lola Soreda Holgado, living along the lakeshore of Taal in Brgy Butong, Taal, Batangas is a dream life just like it is for many other people. But once age becomes a factor and sickness comes around, the place becomes a place for survival for her. Lola Soreda is one of the continue reading : Soreda’s salbabida

DSWD holds Training of Trainers for 2019 Listahanan Household assessment

The Department of Social Welfare and Development, in preparation for the 2019 Household Assessment of the Listahanan targeting system, conducted last July 29 to August 2, 2019 the Training of Trainers for Field Office staff in Clark, Pampanga. Participants from the different Field Offices attended a five-day training to hone the skills of the staff continue reading : DSWD holds Training of Trainers for 2019 Listahanan Household assessment