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Freedom: A life without hindrance while living in the Philippines

  FREEDOM – defined by Webster’s Dictionary as “The Power or Right to Act, Speak, or Think as One Wants Without Hindrance or Restraint.” Several other definitions also ‘define’ the word freedom – and like those definitions, the word freedom means something different to us all. One definition pops out…





Life is tough for disabled Filipinos, but there are laws to help them

Life can be tough for disabled people in the Philippines, but there are laws in place designed to protect them. Republic Act 7277, the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons defines Disabled Persons as those “suffering from restriction or different abilities as a result of a mental, physical, or sensory impairment,…


Unexpected acts of kindness: The flip side in the Philippines

I’d like to write today about the flip side of giving money in the Philippines. Though giving money is only one aspect of giving charity to people in the Philippines, the reality is no matter what concept you use to help, assist or simply give to someone, it does cost…