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Lawmaker assures free tuition for college students next year

The program had helped some 88,888 students in completing their studies and served as the “inclusive tool and key to Albay’s poverty reduction, from …

by · Monday, 25 September 2017 · Philippines

Salceda: Free tuition starting ’18 now certain

The program had helped some 88,888 students in completing their studies and served as the “inclusive tool and key to Albay’s poverty reduction from …

by · Monday, 25 September 2017 · Philippines

Housing and employment

Unfortunately, the benefits of economic growth have failed to trickle down to the majority of the population, as poverty continues to persist because of …

by · Monday, 25 September 2017 · Philippines

Stevie Wonder kneels as he leads anti-poverty concert

Aid advocates point out that extreme poverty has fallen by half since 1990, although more than 750 million people live on less than $1.90 a day, …

by · Monday, 25 September 2017 · Philippines

PBSP urges companies to scale up CSR activities

Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), the largest business-led NGO committed to poverty reduction, recently gathered top officials from …

by · Sunday, 24 September 2017 · Philippines

Trade deal with EU rests on standards | SunStar

The reminder came from Walter van Hattum, head of the economic and trade section of the EU delegation, who observed the continuing poverty in the …

by · Sunday, 24 September 2017 · Philippines

WATCH: Stevie Wonder kneels as he leads anti-poverty concert

FOR AMERICA. Stevie Wonder kneels onstage with his son Kwame Morris during the Global Citizen Festival in New Yourk. Screengrab from …

by · Sunday, 24 September 2017 · Philippines

Stevie Wonder kneels as he leads anti-poverty concert

NEW YORK: Stevie Wonder knelt before a packed New York festival Saturday in a protest for peace as he led stars and politicians in pressing for …

by · Sunday, 24 September 2017 · Philippines

Army deploys ‘green’ warriors

The soldiers are working in Northern Luzon to address hunger and poverty, which are two of the principal root causes of terrorism and criminality in …

by · Saturday, 23 September 2017 · Philippines

Learning through KA•T•ON

Of that number, 44% drop out of school due to a “lack of interest” caused by an unconducive learning environment, the students’ poverty mindset, …

by · Saturday, 23 September 2017 · Philippines