Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte said she is both heartbroken and furious over the death of a 3-year-old boy allegedly beaten by his stepfather in Matina Pangi, on Wednesday, August 24.
Almost a hundred mothers and young children attended the nutrition fair organized by the National Nutrition Council in a mall here on Wednesday, July 27 in the bid of mothers to get free vaccination for their infants.
While they are waiting for the harvest season, Datu Gunding said they hope they get aid from the government.
As hunger rate falls in Metro Manila and Visayas, thousands of Mindanaons suffer hunger as the hunger rate rose from 13 percent to 19 percent in the island.
Under DOLE’s child labor prevention and elimination program, it has extended livelihood assistance worth P1.7 million in 2015 for 398 parents of identified child laborers.
While Jolita Ladica is often seen frequenting Bankerohan, she is not one of those who haggle with vendors over vegetable prices, although her main business at the market is to bring food for her children.
Half of all Filipino women live below poverty line, according to a study conducted by the Center for Women’s Resources.
Poverty remains to be the top reason why many parents “surrender” their children, an official of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said.
The armed forces conduct of Community Organizing for Peace and Development drove the indigenous peoples away from their community, said a humanitarian mission report.
Sixty-two-year old, Catalina Sinoy, a native of Pantukan, Compostela Valley, believes her life and that of her family were easier before compared this year.