Philippines

Battling poverty

At the break of dawn, an elderly woman spreads a bunch of vegetables in Cogon Market street, Cagayan de Oro City as her way to combat poverty.

by · Monday, 13 August 2018 · Oman, Philippines

Gov Cadiao asks rich Antiqueños to help their provincemates get out of poverty

Antique Governor Rhodora J. Cadiao has asked successful Antiqueños living in other parts of the country and abroad to invest in their home province.

by · Friday, 10 August 2018 · Philippines

Feature: Sugpon town lauds KALAHI-CIDSS, adopts concept of community-driven development

In Sugpon, the residents, themselves, and the volunteers believe that empowering the people will help alleviate poverty by being capacitated in …

by · Friday, 10 August 2018 · Philippines

Gov. Imee bares home-grown tack to tame poverty

But she has other ideas that have allowed her constituency to bring down poverty level to a mere 1%. This is a feat that deserves replication by local …

by · Thursday, 9 August 2018 · Philippines

NorMin development to reduce poverty

Noticing the Mindanao’s potential to speed up poverty reduction and promote prosperity for all, World Bank, together with MinDA, the Philippine …

by · Tuesday, 7 August 2018 · Philippines

Anti-poverty chief calls for dismissal of murder case

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 7) — National Anti-Poverty Commission Secretary Liza Maza said the government is just wasting time …

by · Tuesday, 7 August 2018 · Philippines

Liza Diño calls for ‘diversity in films’ to uplift PH image

However, there have been criticisms against the unabated use of poverty and and corruption as subjects. The critics even use the term “poverty porn” …

by · Monday, 6 August 2018 · Philippines

Imee bares home-grown strategy to tame poverty

But Ilocos Norte Governor Imee R. Marcos has other ideas that have allowed her turf to bring down poverty level to a mere 1%, a feat that deserves …

by · Sunday, 5 August 2018 · Philippines

Robredo delivers anti-poverty aid packages to Samar towns

Looking for more ways to help the poor in rural areas, the Office of the Vice President (OVP) plans to expand the coverage of its flagship anti-poverty …

by · Sunday, 5 August 2018 · Philippines

Group offers ₱1-million bounty for arrest of anti-poverty chief, 3 ex-solons

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 4) — A group of anti-crime advocates is offering a ₱1-million reward for any information that would lead to the …

by · Saturday, 4 August 2018 · Philippines