HUMAN INTEREST STORIES

STORY # 1


I am no Catholic… but I Am Caritas


Haiyan survivor Cecilia Garcia of Capiz at her newly-built disaster-resilient house, which also served as an evacuation center to at least six people during Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby).


STORY # 2


“Bahay Kubo: Not just a Song-but a Lifestyle!”


Evelyn Duplito of Ajuy in Iloilo happily tends her vegetable garden, which is now her family’s daily food source.


STORY #3


A rainbow after the rain…”


Living the dream.Who would ever think that a calamity such as Typhoon Haiyan could make a dream come true. Looking at the extent of damage and loss caused by the typhoon, nobody thought it could. But it happened.

Haiyan survivors Laurencia Gallardo with her youngest daughter Marian are both living the dream of a new sari-sari store business.


STORY #4


No water, no more…


With the new piped water system, residents of Barangay Tag-alag no longer travel to another barangay just to fetch water.


STORY #5


Thank you. Big words!


Demetrio Casul,

Bogo City, Cebu


STORY #6


I am a better person now!


Rosanna dela Cruz, now never shies away from any challenges for she knew she is a better person now.


STORY #7


Women: passionate, persevering, productive!


Members of the New Dampigan Women’s Association happily beam and show of the eggs they harvested.


STORY #8


No dreamer is too old to start dreaming…


A beautiful home was also a distant dream to 82-year old Rebecca Marcelino of Barangay Dalipdip in Altavas, Aklan province.


STORY #9


To pee is a horror movie…


Ruffa Globio

Brgy. Balogo, Balangkayan, Eastern Samar


STORY #10


“Always keeping the faith


Jocelyn Macoy

Brgy. Nalooc, Kalibo, Aklan




STORY #11

“Garden of hope…


Maribel Abrera-Grezo

Sitio Kiwit, Busuanga, Palawan