This is a look at the sixth anniversary of a Filipino soup kitchen with interviews with its founder, his wife and a volunteer.
This post is a condensation of the speeches made at the launch of “The Rise of the Pinoy” by Mike Grogan, a motivational self-help book about Filipinos who have found success in helping others. It is available at Fully Booked.
This post is a collection of short interviews from some of the volunteers and NGO organizers who attended the iVolunteer Expo in Manila on March 5 and 6. It shows how individuals and small groups can make a difference for those who need help in this developing country.
“Mang Urot” is the pseudonym of a Filipino who offers a soup kitchen three times a week to anyone who wants to come to eat, as well as assorted side projects, like bringing supplies to schools or offering free dental work to the poor. Recently he’s attracted volunteers from various organizations. On July 4, we took a trip to a small backwoods village to donate supplies to the elementary school and the church.
This 2014 interview features an interesting man whose life was touched by the influence of Ferdinand Marcos and his own adolescent rebellion. His love affair with the poor began at a early age. He still has friends in strange places. He hosts a soup kitchen three times a week.
This 2014 interview features an interesting man whose life was touched by the influence of Ferdinand Marcos and his own adolescent rebellion. His love affair with the poor began at a early age. He hosts a soup kitchen three times a week.
This is an interview with squatters who’ve settled illegally in Makati, a mainly rich area in Metro Manila, Philippines. It provides readers with an insight into their lives and their struggle against demolition.
This is a photo essay on setting up a soup kitchen: buying supplies, cooking, people waiting, eating, getting gifts. It all takes place in Metro Manila, Philippines.
This is a photo essay of buying supplies, cooking and setting up a soup kitchen for poor people in Manila, Philippines. It includes many pictures of children who waited two hours for a hot meal and gifts.