Number of articles: 20

Miracles in a Trilogy: Typhoon Odette Reloaded

The disaster showed that miracles do happen when people look beyond themselves to help others in need.

Changing gears and discovering the rural countryside

Joy and Tony Tañada found in farming, farm management, and rural living a world of beauty, simplicity, and productivity.

Providing food for families affected by the pandemic

“I felt that I was not essential in addressing the social plight of the community.” - Marianella Mendoza

Personal testimonies

Caring for those who once cared

On the occasion of World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, the Sunday closest to the feast of Sts. Joachim and Anne, we recall this 2016 article by Bernadette Agna.

Social initiatives

Assisting the Poorest of the Poor

When COVID-19 struck last year, a university professor mobilized friends to assist the Aeta communities in the nearby mountains.

Social initiatives

Farmers’ friend

Jeff Barreiro, a member of Opus Dei, founded the Philippine agritech startup "Mayani" in 2019 to help address poverty and hunger in the agriculture sector and to possibly ignite economic progress in the countryside.

Social initiatives

The BCPD Challenge: Does It Still Pay to Believe in Others?

Michelle Salon reflects on her job of mentoring Banilad students (Cebu). This feature was first published in getaway.ph on 27 May 2021.

Social initiatives

Shifting to Moms Hit by the Economic Crisis

A mother of 5 creates a blog to support housewives and mothers, the unsung “backliners” in homes suffering the effects of the pandemic.

Social initiatives

"Tsuperheroes Pasada-Ochenta": Driving for a Change

Lauan University Center volunteers sourced and distributed food and care packages to jeepney drivers and their families whose incomes were drastically cut by the pandemic restrictions.

Social initiatives

Keeping the Lamps Burning

In the Philippines: Women volunteers support public high school girls fulfill their dreams of liberating their families from the cycle of inherited poverty.

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