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Mangrove park seen to alleviate poverty in N. Samar town

LAVEZARES, Northern Samar – Opening the doors of Lalaguna Mangrove Eco-Park to tourists will unlock opportunities in economically-depressed …

by · Wednesday, 24 July 2019 · Philippines

Producing the best teachers

are taken into account, the shortage is even more acute than currently estimated, with high-poverty schools suffering the most from the shortage of …

by · Wednesday, 24 July 2019 · Philippines

How Solar Para Sa Bayan plans to end energy poverty by 2022

[Editor’s note: Solar Para Sa Bayan aims to provide better access to electricity – at a lower cost – to all Filipinos by 2022. Below is the press release …

by · Wednesday, 24 July 2019 · Philippines

Stars to frame global poverty issues in new NatGeo series today

The series is being done with Global Citizen, a group whose aim is to eradicate extreme poverty and its root problems through advocacy and activism.

by · Wednesday, 24 July 2019 · Nepal

Mired in poverty, Afghans bring their children to work

By the Associated Press. Every day before dawn, 10-year-old Kamran goes to work with his father and other relatives at a brick factory on the outskirts …

by · Wednesday, 24 July 2019 · Philippines

Stars to frame global poverty issues in new NatGeo series

The series is being done with Global Citizen, a group whose aim is to eradicate extreme poverty and its root problems through advocacy and activism.

by · Tuesday, 23 July 2019 · Philippines

House vows to fast-track SONA priority measures

… under the leadership of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, he added, “will work on long-term solutions aimed at addressing the nation’s ills like poverty, …

by · Tuesday, 23 July 2019 · Philippines

Ravanera: Cooperativism: paving the way out from crises

FORMER Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon of the United Nations said, “Our world is under strain. Poverty continues to plague communities and families …

by · Tuesday, 23 July 2019 · Philippines

A tax on tampons

There is also a poverty issue related to the measure. Studies note that girls from very poor communities have to skip schooling during their periods …

by · Tuesday, 23 July 2019 · Philippines

Cory foundation closes shop

We are confident that we have contributed our humble share to the growing efforts to finding solutions to the wicked problem of rural poverty and …

by · Tuesday, 23 July 2019 · Philippines