THE Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) has responded to the call of the Cebu Provincial Board to provide pumpboats (motorized bancas) to the fishermen whose livelihood were affected by supertyphoon Yolanda. RAFI is now finalizing the proposal to donate pumpboats to the affected fishermen from the coastal areas in northern Cebu. The giving of boats [...]
THE Reading Ruffolos (www.readingruffolos.com), an advocacy and legacy blog started by Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, will be hosting the first ever “Book Share” on Jan. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at the American Corner Library of the University of San Carlos (USC) on P. Del Rosario Street, Cebu City. Book Share is a platform for people from [...]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints brought music to supertyphoon Yolanda survivors in Tacloban a few days before Christmas.
The Larrazabal Eye Group headed by Dr. Potenciano “Yong” Larrazabal III organized a Christmas Mission last month in barangays Biliboy, Naungan and Tambulilid in Ormoc City, Leyte. The group’s volunteers, wearing Santa hats, distributed 2,000 gift packs to the children from the three barangays, among the areas severely hit by supertyphoon Yolanda last Nov. 8. [...]
A STORYTELLER, a singer and a city official were among the partners of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), who in their own little way, became healers themselves. The three well-known personalities helped the DSWD heal the wounds of the typhoon survivors. Mary Melody Remorca, a storyteller from Manila, immediately headed to Cebu [...]