GivingBy Rocel Ann G. Junio
When he was a kid, Jeffrey Tarayao had the loftiest of dreams—to become Pope. He had read about the lives of popes at fifth grade and decided early on that should he become head of the church, he would be called Pope Francis, a carry-over from the Franciscan-run school he had attended.
GivingBy Jaye de la Cruz and Sarwell Meniano
Six months after super typhoon “Yolanda” ravaged Samar and Leyte with relentless ferocity, the multi-purpose hall in Barangay Sulod, Basey, Samar remains in abject disrepair.
GivingBy Menchu Aquino Sarmiento
She originally wanted to become a family physician, but Penny Robredo Bundoc, who is visually impaired, sort of stumbled upon rehab medicine. It was an accident of fate that had meant a world of difference to Filipinos with disabilities.
GivingBy Pennie Azarcon-dela Cruz
During one of their early outreach programs to this sleepy town in Iloilo, Karla Gutierrez, artistic managing director of the Philippine Opera Company (POC), recalled how surprised she was at the crowd turnout for that night’s performance.
GivingBy Eric S. Caruncho
When the lights go on, the amps start humming, and the roar of the crowd fills their ears, the last thing on any musician’s mind is: “Do I have enough health coverage?”