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Project Jeremiah: An Afternoon with the Girls of the Jeremiah Foundation

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The single-story house stands in a corner lot in one of the big subdivisions in Pasig City. From afar, it looks like an ordinary home of an average Filipino family. Up close, you see the sign outside hanging on its gate. The signage shows the partnerships of the non-government organization (NGO) occupying the place, the Jeremiah 33 Foundation, a shelter that… Read more »

Social Enterprise Bill Aims To Empower the Poor

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As the world hails the International Day of Poverty Eradication and the recent adoption of 17 new global goals during the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Summit in New York City, social enterprises call to the Philippine government to put poverty at zero rates by fast-tracking the passage of the Poverty Reduction through Social Entrepreneurship (PRESENT) Bill. The Sustainable Development… Read more »

Join the KACHINK! Wealth Conference: How to Retire Before the Age of 50

KA-CHINK! WEALTH CONFERENCE: HOW TO RETIRE BEFORE THE AGE OF 50

Why is it that we were never taught in school about money management when it’s one skill that we need all our lives? We don’t have any savings, yet we won’t hesitate to buy the latest model iPhones and charge it to our credit card. We have to splurge on our daughter’s debut party in a hotel; never mind if… Read more »

Be the Big Boss Summit: Producing Champion Entrepreneurs

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  The Be The Big Boss Summit was a whole day learning event that featured successful entrepreneurs, paying forward to teach fellow Filipinos the Strategies of a Champion Entrepreneur. It was held last July 26 at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) Auditorium in Ortigas. The invitation to attend the Be the Big Boss Summit was too good to pass up…. Read more »

The Greatness of Spirit of Ramon Magsaysay Awardees

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  Meeting the Ramon Magsaysay Awardees What does it take to be a Ramon Magsaysay awardee like Sr. Eva Fidela Maamo of the Philippines and Ananda Galappatti of Sri Lanka? These awardees exemplify Greatness of Spirit, the brand of selfless service and leadership that the late President Ramon Magsaysay was known for. The Ramon Magsaysay Award was established in 1957… Read more »

United Nations Asks You To Vote For A Better World

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  What changes do you want to see in the world you live in?  Tell the United Nations (UN) the kind of world you want. The world organization is doing a survey to know what issues matter to people from different parts of the world. The United Nations My World survey results will help guide the UN and world leaders… Read more »

I Voted for Change

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  Today, this Philippine elections 2013 edition, I voted for candidates who: have shown to put the interest of the people first before personal, family or party ambitions; have experience in public service; are not tied to corruption issues or whose immediate family is not tied to corruption issues; have no immediate family members who are already in elective posts;… Read more »