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A Story of Resilience and Empathy

People who have been through a lot and came out victorious are walking examples of fortitude, patience, and hope. Moreover, these people turn out to have the heart and passion to serve and help others because they know exactly how it feels to desperately need help. 657 more words


Eyes and Reflective Journal

This morning, I went to the library and continued to write in my reflective/critical journey. I logged onto my blog, and read through my recent posts. 260 more words

Fine Art

Smokey Mountain: Living Off Trash 

Smokey Mountain, the large landfill located in Tondo, Manila now has a new look and people now have new views in life. Thanks to YWAM… 51 more words



by Rex M. Dayao

I was on my way home one night of October 2016 when the jeepney that I am riding suddenly stopped. Three men had been shot dead. 556 more words

3 Vigilantes Arrested in a Barangay Outpost

by Dyan Grace Bugay

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – On Wednesday afternoon, the police raided a barangay outpost in Tondo, Manila and arrested three of the vigilantes who admittedly told the police about their involvement in the disappearance and killing of drug suspects. 166 more words


Tondo Fire Leaves 3,000 Filipinos Homeless

Devastating loss for thousands of Filipino Families as a massive fire rages through a shanty neighborhood in Manila’s port area. The fire broke out during the night of Tuesday, Feb. 111 more words



by Glenda B. Gutierrez

“We have sunk deep in debts,” narrates Toni Rose C. Fuentes, 17.

Thoni Rose, as she preferred her name to be spelled, is one of the out-of-school youth in Barangay 109, Tondo, Manila. 270 more words