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For decades, the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines, a largely Muslim region, has seen extreme poverty, violence, and political instability.
Published on 07/11/2013
The Global Peace Foundation (GPF) has been active in supporting affected areas from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami that occurred on March 11, 2011. GPF provided clean water and sanitation in areas near to the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant meltdown resulting from the earth
Published on 15/10/2013
DSWD Secretary Dinky Soliman used her twitter account to find volunteers. 
Published on 18/09/2013
The initiative seeks to improve the welfare of rural communities. It starts by providing LED, solar-powered lights. These lights have improved literacy, health, environmental sustainability, and economic activity.
Published on 10/09/2013
Mrs. Loida Lewis addressed young participants and entrepreneurs at the International Young Leaders Assembly at the United Nations on August 29.
Published on 03/09/2013
Amara is 13 years old. She lives in Neuva Ecija, Philippines. Amara dreams of being a doctor when she grows up. She studies hard but “suffers from chronic headaches and eye-aches due to the excessive gas and exhaust generated from [oil lamps].” 
Published on 18/07/2013
April 30 is an unforgettable day for Chodor Mariano, a bike taxi driver from Navotas City, Philippines. It is the day he received his high school diploma at age 57. He Was Never Able to Receive Proper Education
Published on 08/06/2013