This week at CBN Asia – September 29, 2014

This week at CBN Asia – September 29, 2014

This week at CBN Asia, we are looking at how our humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing, came to the aid of those affected by the recent typhoon. The day after Typhoon Mario hit the Philippines, Operation Blessing immediately went into action. Staff and volunteers packed relief goods and cooked food to be distributed in typhoon-ravaged areas. Pumunta tayo sa Caloocan, Marikina, […]

Hot Meals for Hungry Souls

Operation Blessing staff and volunteers distribute steamed corn to our kababayans affected by Typhoon Mario in Cainta, Rizal

By Sheena Ferrer, Writer, CBN Asia, Inc. Days after typhoon Mario tore through cities and towns in the Philippines, many families are still struggling to get their normal life back. In Cainta, Rizal, aside from a devastating scene of flooded houses and ruined furniture, thousands are also looking forward to the day when their basic needs will be met. With […]

This week at CBN Asia – September 8, 2014

This week at CBN Asia – September 8, 2014

This week at CBN Asia, we are looking at how our humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing, is giving the gift of mobility to our home-bound countrymen in Masbate. Nuong nakaraang linggo, pumunta ang Operation Blessing sa Masbate. Dinalaw nila ang ating mga kababayang home-bound o naka-pir-me na lamang sa kanilang bahay. Dahil sa matinding kapansanan o karamdaman, nawalan sila ng abilidad […]

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

By Cyril Cabral, Volunteer Writer, Operation Blessing Philippines  GUIUAN, EASTERN SAMAR –  A fisherman most of his life, Nicomedes Abrajano, 49, considered the sea his friend. Little did he know that the same sea would take what was most precious to him. Nicomedes knew typhoon Yolanda would strike, but since their place is the usual path of typhoons, he made only […]

This week at CBN Asia – August 25, 2014

This week at CBN Asia – August 25, 2014

Operation Blessing Conducts Tummy-filling, Soul-lifting Feeding Program in Eastern Samar

Operation Blessing Conducts Tummy-filling, Soul-lifting Feeding Program in Eastern Samar

Pagnamitan Elementary School is known as the mother school in Eastern Samar, having been in the region since the American period. The school had just undergone improvements when Typhoon Yolanda struck. It had a huge stage, a big covered social hall, four electric fans to keep students comfortable, a mini-library and a kindergarten room complete with tiled comfort room and […]

Wishing for the Basic Things in Life

Wishing for the Basic Things in Life

By: Neyzielle Ronnicque Cadiz, Writer, Operation Blessing Philippines “Wala na akong ibang hihilingin pa kundi magkabahay lang kami at makapag-aral nang mabuti ang mga anak ko (I can never wish for anything more than to have our own home and for my children to have good education),” Balma Colandog, 47, said as she dug root crops from her garden. Balma is […]

A Renewed Faith

A Renewed Faith

Written By: Neyzielle Ronnicque Cadiz, Writer, Operation Blessing Philippines  He only learned about the medical mission from his neighbors that day. Without thinking twice, he put on his only jacket to somehow hide his adult diaper, and then he immediately looked for a kid who could push his wheelchair so he can get to the site. Sadly, he had to […]

Operation Blessing Transforms Lives in the Visayas, One Community at A Time

Operation Blessing Transforms Lives in the Visayas, One Community at A Time

Tacloban City – When restoration seemed impossible in the areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda (International code name: Haiyan), Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines, Inc. was among the organizations who led the challenge to reverse the plight of the survivors. When asked what she would do to bring relief to the ruined cities, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Dr. […]

This week at CBN Asia – July 28, 2014

This week at CBN Asia – July 28, 2014

This week at CBN Asia, we are pleased to see how much our humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing, has done for Typhoon Yolanda survivors. In the seven months after the super typhoon hit the Visayas, Operation Blessing has helped close to 800,000 Yolanda survivors. After giving more than 450,000 relief packs and feeding close to 140,000 people, Operation Blessing has moved […]

This week at CBN Asia – July 7, 2014

This week at CBN Asia, we are thrilled to see how our humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing’s Orphan’s Promise program, has dramatically changed the life of a three year old child. Through the Orphan’s Promise program, Operation Blessing helps children who have been orphaned, neglected, abandoned or abused. The foundation does this by giving critical funds to select orphanages. Pansamantalang iniwan […]

Undiminished Hope

Undiminished Hope

Homes and other belongings may have been turned into ashes, but people in Barangay 120, Grace Park, Caloocan City, did not lose hope that life will go.  Last April 20, a massive fire burned down at least 400 houses and displaced more than a thousand families. Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines distributed mats and blankets, food packs, and clothing to the […]

This week at CBN Asia – June 23, 2014

This week at CBN Asia – June 23, 2014

This week at CBN Asia, we are delighted to see many of our kababayans benefit from the free healthcare services that our humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing, provides. Marami pa rin sa ating mga kababayan na nakatira sa mga mahihirap at malalayong komunidad, ang hindi makapunta sa ospital. Tuwing sila ay may sakit, hindi sila makapagpatingin sa duktor. Operation Blessing makes […]

Golden Yellow Buildings and Sweet Laughter

Golden Yellow Buildings and Sweet Laughter

Written By Heizel Mainar, Operation Blessing Volunteer After braving the bumpy ride in a narrow dirt road forty five minutes from Tacloban, our Operation Blessing team, together with five members from Crossover World, finally reached its destination – Baculanad Elementary School. The school, glistening in the sun with its golden yellow paint and freshly cut green grass, is in the […]

This week at CBN Asia – June 16, 2014

This week at CBN Asia – June 16, 2014