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3 Things About Badjao Sea Gypsies That Make Them As Playful As The Tides

Recently, I visited a Badjao community in Brgy. Malitam 2, Batangas City, Philippines, along with a good friend, Atty. Maria Claribel Ochoa, to distribute our late holiday gifts-new year treats to them. 568 more words


Breathing Adventure: Walking On Dry Seas At Dalahican, Quezon

Doing out-of-town television production has always been a love-and-hate moment for me. I’d hate it whenever I had to be separated from my mom, my bed, and my cozy little space. 367 more words

Travel And Exploration

Have you met a Gudjao lately?

I met not just one, but an entire family, I think, during a short respite at Balai Dive Resort in Anilao, Batangas organized by The Carewell Community Foundation… 785 more words


The coin the beggar rejected

The first time I saw a Badjao beggar , an old woman, I became excited and wanted to talk to her, but I missed my opportunity.   474 more words

Photos Of Matriarchal Societies Show What Gender Equality Looks Like Across The Globe ~ Maddie Crum


A girl poses confidently, hands on hips. She wears a delicate flower in her hair, and stands in the photo’s background, but there’s something commanding about her presence. 378 more words


The Unreached Urban Poor in Manila

The focus demographic of MoveIn is the unreached urban poor.  Manila’s squatter communities are definitely urban and definitely poor.  In fact, they are among the densest in the world with population density estimates ranging between 150 and 300 people per acre.   379 more words

Hamburger ni Sadam

Ni Elmer Aresgado

Sa tapat ng Seconds’ Burger Stand, mapapansin ang ilang gabing pagbisita ni Sadam – isang batang badjao ng Bagong Tuklas o “Sitio Badjao” – isang floating village sa Barangay Dalahican, Lucena City, Quezon. 874 more words