By Gobleth Moulic
Gemma Pestanas wants to repay the kindness shown to her by strangers through the only way she knows how. Pestanas, 53, and two other women in their 50s do laundry for an American and other volunteers who had helped rebuild her and her neighbors’ homes in Barangay Amantillo here after these were destroyed by Supertyphoon [...]
An outpouring of sympathy in the wake of Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) has sparked an enterprise called “voluntourism.”
By Maricar B. Brizuela
Most people have a synonym for someone who fulfills their wishes for the holidays: Santa. But for some of the survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” who evacuated to Metro Manila, that person might as well be “Kapitan.”
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
President Aquino’s sister Aurora Corazon “Pinky” Aquino-Abellada expressed amazement at how her group of volunteers has surpasssed her expectations in building hundreds of kindergarten classrooms in far-flung places, purely out of private donations.
Some people end up frustrated when they cannot make both ends.