Philippines

Transformation programs: A must in making sustainability happen

The CCC lists “poverty reduction” under the “non-negotiable elements” of the NDC program. But this is not fleshed out. As it is, we have seen how in …

by · Wednesday, 20 January 2021 · Philippines

Goho: Sexual exploitations

… are many young and vulnerable men and women exploited as sex workers due to the many harsh realities of poverty and economic difficulties.

by · Wednesday, 20 January 2021 · Philippines

How community-led projects kept the urban poor afloat amid COVID-19

For the estimated 17.7 million living in poverty and more than 4.5 million homeless in the country, though, social distancing was always a privilege.

by · Wednesday, 20 January 2021 · Philippines

Surprise hospital bills

“Millions of families are just one medical bill away from poverty. It is deeply immoral that the one bill that could send your family into poverty is inflated …

by · Tuesday, 19 January 2021 · Philippines

Migrant caravan: Guatemala blocks thousands bound for US

An estimated 7,000 migrants, mostly from Honduras, have entered in recent days, fleeing poverty and violence. They hope to travel on to Mexico, and …

by · Monday, 18 January 2021 · Philippines

72K families in Soccsksargen now ‘out of poverty

72K families in Soccsksargen now ‘out of poverty‘. By Allen Estabillo January 18, 2021, 2:34 pm. Share …

by · Monday, 18 January 2021 · Philippines

‘Liverpool have total respect for him’ – Henderson pays tribute to ‘incredible’ Rashford ahead of …

The England star’s efforts to combat child food poverty during the coronavirus pandemic have drawn praise from all corners. Jordan Henderson has …

by · Sunday, 17 January 2021 · Jordan, Philippines

US-bound migrant caravan in Guatemala swells to 9000 people

Seeking to escape poverty, unemployment, gang and drug violence and the aftermath of two devastating hurricanes, the migrants, most of them …

by · Sunday, 17 January 2021 · Philippines

Scientists warn climate change is harming children’s diets

… the gains seen from access to education, clean water and poverty reduction, said the U.S.-led study in the journal Environmental Research Letters.

by · Thursday, 14 January 2021 · Philippines

MVP rallies business community to support livelihood, agriculture ventures

By focusing efforts on poverty reduction, zero hunger and good health and well-being programs, PBSP heeds to the call of the United Nations to …

by · Thursday, 14 January 2021 · Philippines