Gerry dela Peña dreamt to be a part of the army. He was always encouraged by his uncle who is a member of the military and he easily got attracted to its works. This led him to take an examination for Criminology on his desired school in Tarlac.
Graduations are significant to each of us for it is where hats will be off and will be tossed in the air. It is also the time that black gowns would be the “outfit of the day” for the students.
This story is about the life of an ANCOP scholar studying at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB), a prestigious school for influential and rich people. How come this Answering the Cry of the Poor.
Enrollment days are commonly a segment of patience and waiting. Students will normally wait for their turn, wait for their schedules or wait until the whole barkada has finished the process. It is a mark that you are about to enter either a new school or a new academic year and semester.
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).