Success Stories

Kaya ng Pinoy Tumawid sa Kaunlaran. These stories are not only proof that the Filipino family can cross into a better life. These are the stories that move and inspire us, and most importantly, remind us how a little help can make thousands of dreams come true.

 

We wish to share their stories with you.

 

 

Hungry for Change PDF Print E-mail
News Features - Success Stories
Written by 4Ps Social Marketing Unit   
Tuesday, 27 March 2012 15:43

For the longest time, Rossell Arenas would battle the scorching heat of the sun along with other mothers in Capas, Tarlac to collect left out rice grains in muddy fields. At best, she can collect 1 sack of rice grains in a week’s time to feed her family of four. 

 

Rossell and her kids Louie Jay and Louie Cel in their simple kitchen.

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Right Formula for CCT’s Success PDF Print E-mail
News Features - Success Stories
Written by 4Ps Social Marketing Unit   
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 09:47

It has been five years since Raymond’s wife passed away and left him with their six (6) children. The realization that he may not be able to send all his children to school wracked him with anxiety. 

Pumanaw ang misis ko dahil sa breast cancer. Maraming pagbabago ang kinailangan kong harapin mag-isa,” Raymond narrated.
 
Raymond Buda supports his children by driving a passenger tricycle every day.
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From Survival to Subsistence PDF Print E-mail
News Features - Success Stories
Written by 4Ps Social Marketing Unit   
Monday, 20 February 2012 17:05

Javier, Leyte. “Waray na kabarak-an ha kada adlaw. Kay hadto, ultimo piso iparalit asin, problema. Yana may tirok ka na nga P50 kada adlaw, may panigasto ka pa ha pan-adlaw adlaw nga kinahanglan.” (No more worries for our day-to-day survival because before, even a single peso to buy a pack of salt is a problem. Now, you can save P50 a day, and still have something to spend for your daily needs). This is how Nilma Abrasaldo, 40-year-old mother from Brgy. Zone 2, Javier, Leyte describes her family’s present situation.

 

Nilma Abrasaldo proudly poses in front of her Sari-sari store which was made possible through the Sustainable Livelihood for Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries.

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Rising Hunger and Pantawid Pamilya PDF Print E-mail
News Features - Success Stories
Written by 4Ps Social Marketing Unit   
Monday, 20 February 2012 16:56

“Puro dahon ng malunggay ang kinakain namin dati. Minsan lang kami nakakatikim ng may sabaw sa tuwing nakakatanggap lang po kami ng pera,”  Marissa shared. 

Marissa and Boyet Abuque and their three children, Marieth, Bomie and Kristal, reside in Barangay Camias Resettlement with other Aeta families. The Abuques can easily be considered as one of the country’s “poorest of the poor.”
 
Marieth enthusiastically raising her hand to participate in the class discussion.
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Empty Stomach vs More Classrooms PDF Print E-mail
News Features - Success Stories
Written by 4Ps Social Marketing Unit   
Monday, 20 February 2012 16:43

For Montessa Gonzales, 12-year old student beneficiary of Pantawid Pamilya from Bien Unido, Bohol, a full stomach is important for her school performance. 

“Sigurado ko nga mas mu-taas akong grado kay maka-eskwela naman ko nga nakakaon ug kumpleto sa gamit mau nga makatuon ko ug sakto. Kabalo pud ko nga di mi pasagdan sa gobyerno kay nakita na ni nako sa Pantawid Pamilya,” she enthused.
 
Montessa Gonzales no longer goes to school on an empty stomach.
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