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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

Zamboanga City, October 1993: A City of Contrasts

In 1993, I joined a group of artists to exhibit at the Fort Pilar, in Zamboanga City, for the October festival of the city’s patron Our Lady of Pilar. 589 more words


Tin Can Drummer

This video of a man playing drums made of two large tin cans is going viral on facebook. In the video, the man is not only playing drums but also singing at the same time and with some adlibs of a homemade whistle. 33 more words