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Virtual meetings tend to be iffy but everything went well when five children from “waterless municipalities” in different parts of the country were able to appeal for government help directly to President Aquino via the magic of live video conferencing.

Posted on May 18, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Health, Inside Track, Sectors, Social Welfare

A church leader says the survey reflects the unique nature of Christianity in a country where people love children and are accustomed to suffering

Posted on April 21, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Current Events, Social Welfare, Women & Children

Even sick or wounded criminals deserve compassionate care from those who swore to first do no harm

Posted on April 1, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Blogs, Gemma Bagayaua-Mendoza, Social Welfare, Women & Children

That it’s illegal exacerbates the situation, say experts

Posted on April 1, 2011   |   CATEGORY: In-Depth, Investigations, Social Welfare, Women & Children

A partymate of President Benigno Aquino III has warned the government that it should be careful in implementing the anti-poverty program conditional cash transfer (CCT) because of the probability that it would be abused by local officials.

Posted on November 12, 2010   |   CATEGORY: Institutions, Local Governments, Sectors, Social Welfare

Experts have cautioned President Aquino as he promised to strengthen the government’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program. The administration should be able to sustain the subsidies without sacrificing other government projects, they said.

Posted on October 10, 2010   |   CATEGORY: Sectors, Social Welfare

The growing number of fatalities at the Hanjin shipyard reveals government’s weak capacity to enforce safety standards in the workplace

Posted on May 1, 2009   |   CATEGORY: Business & Economy, In-Depth, Investigations, Social Welfare

A scholarship program opens up opportunities for the urban poor IN A COUNTRY WHERE LESS THAN HALF OF the students who enter first grade are able to make it to college, a group of people, with help from different sectors, is trying to make a difference. Pathways to Higher Education, a scholarship program formed in [...]

Posted on July 7, 2003   |   CATEGORY: Social Welfare

By listening to the citizen poor; the President and her government can enable them to create lives of quality and dignity

Posted on January 6, 2003   |   CATEGORY: People, Social Welfare
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