Philippines

Ex-World Bank president James Wolfensohn dies aged 86

to fight poverty with passion and professionalism." "He was a brilliant financier, a generous philanthropist and, above all, a great humanitarian who …

by · Thursday, 26 November 2020 · Philippines

What Is Period Poverty? Here’s Why It’s Important That Scotland Is Giving Women Access To Free …

Scotland is to become the first country in the world to give all women and girls free access to period products, effectively eliminating "period poverty".

by · Thursday, 26 November 2020 · Philippines

DA project transforms farmers into organic crops cultivators

… waves in the marginalized sectors in agriculture, challenging more Filipino farmers to help address food security and poverty in the countryside.

by · Wednesday, 25 November 2020 · Philippines

Lanao Norte gets initial P15-M for ‘Balik Probinsya’

"When we realized the problem was all about hunger and poverty, we sought opportunities of what the LGU can provide the people," he said.

by · Wednesday, 25 November 2020 · Philippines

Rabiya Mateo encourages children to read

People living below the poverty line and those who are illiterate are in the same portion of the population, research has shown. Increasing the …

by · Wednesday, 25 November 2020 · Philippines

Scotland first in the world to make sanitary products free

"Scotland will not be the last country to consign period poverty to history, but we have the chance to be the first," she said. In 2018, Scotland became …

by · Tuesday, 24 November 2020 · Philippines

Scotland becomes first country to make tampons and pads available for free

"Scotland will not be the last country to make period poverty history." After the vote, Lennon said the decision was "a signal to the world that free …

by · Tuesday, 24 November 2020 · Philippines

The poor and generous widow

The Gospel about the widow who gave out of her poverty reminded me of Vice President Leni Robredo. The Office of the Vice President gets the …

by · Tuesday, 24 November 2020 · Philippines

Enticing the youth to take up farming

Preliminary estimates released by the agency in June showed that poverty incidence among farmers and fishermen has gone down, but the rate was …

by · Tuesday, 24 November 2020 · Philippines

Alternative economic scenarios for 2021

… low agricultural productivity that has been the greatest dampener of economic growth and the most important cause of mass poverty in the country.

by · Monday, 23 November 2020 · Philippines