One famous version is that of villagers able to interact with the “lady of the forest” whose residence is well known among them. An assortment of villagers comes to Maria Makiling asking for a cure for their loved ones’ illnesses.
Jeorge knew that after high school, his future is as dark as their house at night. They often can’t pay the electricity bill. His family is gripped by fear as they go to sleep, wondering if they will wake up to the horrifying sound of their house being demolished.
Nova has six siblings. The eldest brother is already working and has left the family home, one works with their grandparents as a farmer in Leyte, and the youngest is only one and a half year old.
My name is Sasha Almeida and I am a 28-year-old female Canadian who has lived a privileged life compared to the suffering others have endured around the world.
It is usual for subdivisions to accommodate big houses. But beyond that lies a community with lesser sizes of homes, and around the neighborhood lives a college student with a big faith.
When the Couples for Christ (CFC) staff invited former ANswering the Cry of the Poor (ANCOP) scholar Kiah Viray to apply as social worker for CFC, the 21-year-old immediately grabbed the opportunity. It was the perfect chance for Kiah to give back to the organization which enabled her to complete her degree in Social Work from Universidad de Manila (UdM).