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Educate a Child Alleviate Poverty

Reality Check

Having lived in the Philippines for 20 years has made me realize, increasingly, that those in the so-called west are spoiled. Now, before you say to me, “wait a minute! Isn’t that a blanket generalization, of which we are not all guilty of…?”

Back to School in COVID Times

School normally starts in July, and still will year; yet due to the Covid-19 situation, classes are going to be online or through take-home modules. Students will enroll soon for the upcoming school year; parents/guardians are busy getting cards and seeing teachers. There is still a lot of confusion about what exactly will happen this…
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Have Much, Waste Much

Those who have, don’t know need, while those who don’t have, just don’t have what they need. I see so much abundance in this world, and I see so much need. Nobody wants to be apathetic, but it is a choice. We can choose to help.Lately, I have been thinking a lot about how much…
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Poverty more than mere numbers

I hope that you read this to the end – it’s not about numbers or even class that I talk about. You know, the U.S. has never seen poverty higher than 15% in modern years (1) while poverty in the Philippines was hovering around 30% until early it started to decrease in 2006. In the…
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