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…

1 Thursday, 14 May 2020 07:53

Kagay-anon youth helps elderly garbage collector enlist for Social Amelioration Program

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A Kagay-anon youth assisted an elderly garbage collector in Barangay Carmen to get enlisted for the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP). “Katong time nga pauli nako, nakita nako siya nagpahulay sa daplin, murag nangurog pod siya kay gigutom,” narrated 20-year-old Jam Golloso. “Akong gihatag akong gipangayo nga groceries gikan sa…

1 Thursday, 14 May 2020 07:51

The importance of breastfeeding: Lessons from a teenage mother

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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.) Being a teenage mother who still chose to attend school as a senior high student, one of the things that Kristina, 19, is thankful for…

1 Wednesday, 13 May 2020 05:39

CDO #CoopHEROtives: Sparking courage, forging solidarity

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Cagayan de Oro has been the cradle of the co-operative movement in Mindanao. Several of country’s pioneering co-operative institutions have been founded and are currently based in the city. Throughout the years, they have played a crucial role in the city’s economic growth; promoting financial inclusivity to those who are…

1 Tuesday, 12 May 2020 07:25

COVID-19 Reflection: How about the Lumad?

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(DISCLAIMER: This is an opinion piece by Egypt F. del Rosario, a Graduate School student from the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines.) Representation and access to basic needs and services—these are the common struggles of the minorities, especially the Lumads or the Indigenous People in the Philippines.…

1 Tuesday, 12 May 2020 01:36

Brgy Canitoan creates mobile kitchen for residents

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Photos by Jozey Monsanto Gipulao The Barangay Council of Canitoan, Sangguniang Kabataan, staff, and youth volunteers came together to help satiate the hunger of their residents in a simple way. A bowl of special arroz caldo was distributed twice a week from March 26 to April 16 until the relief…

1 Monday, 11 May 2020 07:57

COVID-19 Reflection: Solidarity among Kagay-anons

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(DISCLAIMER: This is an opinion piece by Egypt F. del Rosario, a Graduate School student from the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines.) It is in times like this that our values as human beings, our “humanness,” is tested. When everything goes uncertain, it is human to only…

1 Sunday, 10 May 2020 04:46

The Hardest Mother’s Day

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Note: This Mother’s Day special was written by Ezel R. Lambatan, brother of Kenneth Lambatan, a Kagay-anon nurse who recently died from the novel coronavirus at St. George’s Hospital in London. This heart-warming essay is dedicated to their Mama Ludy and to all the mothers whose love and light continue…

1 Saturday, 09 May 2020 04:00

COVID-19 Pandemic Reflection: Preaching veggies when in a pickle

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(DISCLAIMER: This is an opinion piece by John David O. Moncada, a Graduate School student from the University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines.) Daisy, 34, led me inside the sala with her baby clasped in her arms. It was dim and the preaching from the “vegetarian church” just…

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