1 Wednesday, 27 May 2020 04:52

Family garden: Source of food and extra income amid COVID-19

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A family of seven (7) from Barangay Kauswagan started a small crops and vegetable garden on a vacant lot to somehow provide food on their table and an additional income for the family as the community quarantine continues in the city. Mrs. Lucena Bulalajos is a barangay sweeper whose salary…

1 Tuesday, 26 May 2020 05:18

COVID-19 Response: The ‘Pag-asa Youth Association of the Philippines’ story

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Pag-asa Youth Association of the Philippines is a barangay-based organization which consists of Out-of-school youths ages 15-30 years old. PYAP aims to empower the OSYs in every barangay by encouraging them to participate in various youth activities that will promote their social, economic, and leadership development. In these trying times,…

1 Saturday, 23 May 2020 01:13

COVID-19 Response: The ‘Agusan Youth Federation’ story

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Agusan Youth Federation is a community-based youth organization in Barangay Agusan, Cagayan de Oro City. AYF is a coalition of the different youth organizations in the barangay which was created through the passage of R.A. 10742, also known as the SK Reform Law. In general, the organization aims to serve…

1 Friday, 22 May 2020 03:10

COVID-19 Reflection: How long does the virus stay on plastics?

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(Note: This is an opinion piece by John David O Moncada, a Graduate School student from the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines.) Right after the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has released more than a month ago the Memorandum 2020-017 which included, among others, a…

1 Thursday, 21 May 2020 09:04

COVID-19 Response: The ‘Youth Da’wah for Peace’ story

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Youth Da’wah for Peace (YDP) is a community youth volunteer-based organization providing an alternative solution to ignorance, poverty, and conflict. YDP affiliated members are youth-serving individuals and young professionals utilizing their time, efforts, skills, and financial resources, in service of the community. Youth Da’wah for Peace has been working on…

1 Thursday, 21 May 2020 06:21

COVID-19 Reflection: The Pandemic and the Democratization of Media

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(Note: This is an opinion piece by Egypt F. del Rosario, a Graduate School student from the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines.) The Internet has become so powerful that it gives anyone the capacity to spread all sorts of information. This gives the possibility of encountering any…

1 Tuesday, 19 May 2020 02:33

Caring for mental health in the midst of a pandemic

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(Note: This is an opinion piece by Phoebe Mae A. Juanico, a Graduate School student from the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines.) The novel coronavirus pandemic has swept all over the world, instilling fear, threatening our own health and the health of our loved ones. As a…

1 Monday, 18 May 2020 06:53

CDO capable of processing over 400 COVID-19 tests starting June 2020

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The Department of Health - Region 10 said that the COVID-19 testing centers in Cagayan de Oro City will be able to process 400-500 tests daily beginning June 2020. Medical personnel from Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC), DOH Regional Office, and Polymedic Medical Plaza will undergo training this week on…

1 Monday, 18 May 2020 02:25

Kagay-anon youth’s collective effort shines in ‘FundForward Initiative’

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From a single tweet sent out on the Internet to a growing youth movement, the FundForward Initiative continues to prove that the collective effort of the youth is a force to be reckoned with. The FundForward Initiative is a local crowdfunding platform that aims to support small-scale, vulnerable communities greatly…

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