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Philippine Star: Negros schools get 17 new buildings for kindergartens

Original article at: http://www.philstar.com/good-news/2014/03/17/1301587/negros-schools-get-17-new-buildings-kindergartens   BACOLOD CITY , Philippines – Pinky Aquino-Abelleda, President Aquino’s sister, led the turnorver of 17 two-classroom kindergarten buildings to various schools in Negros island.   The classrooms were turned over by the Aklat, Gabay, Aruga tungo sa Pag-angat at Pag-asa (AGGAP) Foundation Inc., chaired by Abellada, and the Negrense Volunteers for...

Meet Lorenzo Puno of Ormoc, Leyte
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Meet Lorenzo Puno of Ormoc, Leyte

Lorenzo is a Peter Project beneficiary.  One side of his boat says danke and the other side says salamat. Danke is “thank you” in German, while salamat means the same in Filipino.   Truly an apt name for Mang Lorenzo’s boat, because he was so profuse in his thanks upon receiving his boat. He had answered so many surveys before...

March 16, 2014January 7, 2019by
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Bacolod Sun Star: Agapp foundation turns over 17 classrooms

Original article at: http://www.sunstar.com.ph/bacolod/local-news/2014/03/14/agapp-foundation-turns-over-17-classrooms-333056   THE Agapp (Aklat, Gabay, Aruga tungo sa Pag-angat at Pag-asa) Foundation Inc. and NVC (Negrense Volunteers for Change) Foundation Inc. turned over 17 classrooms to schools in Negros Occidental and Oriental on Wednesday.   The turnover was headed by President Aquino’s sister and Agapp chair Pinky Aquino Abellada.   The 17...

Raising funds in Arkansas
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Raising funds in Arkansas

Cecilia Gomez Anderson is a teacher and author by profession, a dancer and traveler by passion. Cecilia raised funds among her neighbors in Bella Vista, Arkansas for three boats for Peter Project fishermen who lost their boats to Typhoon Yolanda. One boat is done, and now Cecilia bakes egg rolls every Sunday and sells them, so...

Meet Pedro Castor’s family
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Meet Pedro Castor’s family

Pedro Castor and his family live in Brgy 94, San Jose, Tacloban, Leyte.   Since they received their fiberglass banca on Valentine weekend, Pedro’s wife had been religiously accepting laundry jobs until she earned P3,600–the cost of  fishing nets that her husband needed.   Today, while we found Pedro’s son readying the net and other equipment for his father’s trip to sea....

Enocencio Tagayong no longer needs food aid
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Enocencio Tagayong no longer needs food aid

Meet Enocencio Tagayong of Brgy 94, San Jose in Tacloban, Leyte. He was among the 50 fishermen who received fiberglass boats through The Peter Project to replace what he lost to Typhoon Yolanda.   After having installed the outrigger as his counterpart, Enocencio has been earning these past three days. On his first day back at sea,...

Mingo reaches Basilan province
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Mingo reaches Basilan province

UHA! Mingo reaches the children and youth of Ungkaya Pukan, Basilan Province.   Ungkaya Pukan is a new municipality, separated from its mother town of Tipo-Tipo in 2006 under the Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 190 and ratified by plebiscite. It is a conflict-affected area frequently facing peace and order issues. In 2007, an armed encounter between...

February 28, 2014July 8, 2018by