Philippines

‘Using our coconuts’: Revitalizing a major industry

Most starkly, many coconut-dependent regions of the country are poverty-stricken. Secretary Dar’s recovery agenda for the coconut industry needs to …

by · Saturday, 10 April 2021 · Philippines

DAR, NNC and farmers organizations tie-up to mitigate hunger in Central Visayas

… organization (ARBOs) and help mitigate hunger, ensure food and nutrition security, and reduce poverty in urban and rural communities in the area.

by · Saturday, 10 April 2021 · Philippines

Only the lonely

In Maynila poverty dictates circumstance (girl needs job; boy needs girl), and everyone knows poverty in one form or another. Then there’s Gil Portes’ …

by · Thursday, 8 April 2021 · Philippines

TV5 beefs up programming with the launch of TODOMAX

It follows the story of two siblings who are facing poverty, hopelessness, and miracles in life. After which, viewers can get their dose of the highly-followed …

by · Thursday, 8 April 2021 · Philippines

Infrastructure is as essential as ‘lugaw’

… has turned (epidemics) into a manageable challenge,” we reaped death and poverty during this pandemic “because of bad political decisions.”.

by · Wednesday, 7 April 2021 · Philippines

On microfinance’s identity crisis: The commercializing trend

His Grameen Bank — the pioneer microfinance model established in 1983 — had the clear objective of poverty alleviation by providing those …

by · Wednesday, 7 April 2021 · Philippines

March inflation slows, but still impacts poor

The PSA defined the poverty threshold as “the minimum income/expenditure required for a family/individual to meet the basic food and non-food …

by · Tuesday, 6 April 2021 · Philippines

World Health Day 2021: By the numbers

930 million — the number of people worldwide who are at risk of falling into poverty due to out-of-pocket health spending of 10% or more of their …

by · Tuesday, 6 April 2021 · Philippines

Cebu family graduates from 4Ps; serves community

When the family became a beneficiary of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), a poverty alleviation program of the Department of Social …

by · Tuesday, 6 April 2021 · Philippines

Values education for principals (Part 2)

… Tigers and then later our Southeast Asian neighbors, the latest being Vietnam) surpassed as in GDP per capita and in the elimination of poverty.

by · Monday, 5 April 2021 · Philippines, Vietnam