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TURNING POINT: Too Poor Against Poverty

NAAWAN, Misamis Oriental (MindaNews / 06 March) – Poverty is unquestionably the key driver of human trafficking. Crime syndicates, including religious groups, use the poor to advance their interest. Traffickers exploit women and children from rural communities, conflict- and disaster-affected areas, and impoverished urban centers in sex trafficking, forced domestic work, forced begging, and other […].....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsMar 10th, 2024

Personal memories of Cory on her 91st birthday

My favorite stories are those times she focused on directly helping the poor. She saw the poor as individuals with different needs and not just as economic indicators or poverty rates. . . That was why we created the President’s Social Fund......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 25th, 2024

Philippines 10-year nuclear plan ‘too late,’ says climate analyst

The long-term nuclear plan outlined by the Department of Energy is “too long, too late” due to the climate emergency, a climate analyst said, suggesting instead the prioritization of building renewable energy facilities......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2024

DBM OKs 4,265 contractual DSWD positions to ease poverty

The Department of Budget and Management has approved over 4,000 contractual positions to support the government’s poverty reduction drive......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Progressive groups: Resolve hunger, poverty

SEVERAL progressive groups staged a Labor Day protest at Freedom Park, Roxas Avenue, on Wednesday morning, May 1, 2024, demanding higher wages to resolve hunger and mass poverty in the Davao Region......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2024

Self-rated poverty dips, but hunger increases – poll

Although self-rated poverty slightly went down in the fourth quarter of 2023, a recent survey conducted by OCTA Research showed more Filipinos experiencing hunger......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 26th, 2024

Filipinos are Good at Being 'Resilient': Lifting the Philippines out of Poverty with Sam Tamayo s non-profit Project SMILE

Sabrina (Sam) Tamayo founded her non-profit, Project SMILE, in the Philippines in 2018. Her organization helps people of various ages and professions rise out of poverty and follows an inspiring mantra of starting small and building a reliable impact. In this interview she discusses human rights, the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, and various aspects of life in the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 21st, 2024

Filipinos are Good at Being 'Resilient': Lifting the Philippines out of Poverty with Sam Tamayo s non-profit Project SMILE

Sabrina (Sam) Tamayo founded her non-profit, Project SMILE, in the Philippines in 2018. Her organization helps people of various ages and professions rise out of poverty and follows an inspiring mantra of starting small and building a reliable impact. In this interview she discusses human rights, the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, and various aspects of life in the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 21st, 2024

Chacha to worsen land dispossession and poverty, rights groups say

“Instead of devoting our land and resources to the genuine development of the domestic agriculture, economy, and industries, ChaCha will allow more foreign-owned extractive industries, logging, ecotourism, real estate projects, expansion of agro-corporation plantations, and other business operations intended for profit-making." The post Chacha to worsen land dispossession and poverty, rights groups say appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJan 18th, 2024

Why Israel must win the war against Hamas

Hamas’ ongoing aggression against Israel has reached a critical turning point following its vicious attack on Oct. 7, 2023......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 11th, 2024

Declining public trust: Long list of problems in PCSO

FOR THOSE willing to play the odds, the small price of a lottery ticket holds up the magic power of possibility, the freedom from financial worries and deprivation, the dream of a different life come true. The little bit of chance enlivens with its promise of relief from the burdens of poverty or for those who are not poor, for more of the good life. Filipinos have embraced the Lotto. It is part of national life......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsApr 13th, 2024

Pro Tip: If It’s Too Good To Be True, It’s Probably a Scam

The allure of seemingly unbeatable opportunities can and will always be tempting, especially for those willing to risk it all for the promise of financial freedom with minimal effort. However, there’s a fundamental saying that can serve as a very good reality check against these opportunities: If it’s too good to be true, it probably […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 13th, 2024

Fish dealers cry for help amid ‘poor conditions’

Fish dealers cry for help amid ‘poor conditions’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Aging poor Pinoys lack access to health coverage – ADB

“The Philippines stands out as among those with relatively low coverage of poor older people despite the Universal Healthcare Law.”.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 5th, 2024

Health workers grapple with understaffing, poor protection

Jao Clumia of the AHW said, the prolonged delay in receiving these benefits affects the morale and service of healthcare workers. They feel disheartened, leading to the exodus of frontline workers. The post Health workers grapple with understaffing, poor protection appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2024

Badian canyoneering death puts poor communication signal in focus

Badian canyoneering death puts poor communication signal in focus.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2024

Ma seeks justice after daughter dies due to ‘poor medical care’

Ma seeks justice after daughter dies due to ‘poor medical care’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 7th, 2024

Ma seeks justice after daughter dies due to ‘poor medical care’

Ma seeks justice after daughter dies due to ‘poor medical care’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 7th, 2024

Ma seeks justice after daughter dies due to ‘poor medical care’

Ma seeks justice after daughter dies due to ‘poor medical care’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 7th, 2024

Ma seeks justice after daughter dies due to ‘poor medical care’

Ma seeks justice after daughter dies due to ‘poor medical care’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 7th, 2024

Marcos on Easter Sunday: Share blessings to sick, poor, downtrodden

Marcos on Easter Sunday: Share blessings to sick, poor, downtrodden.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsMar 31st, 2024