‘God is Good!’

‘God is Good!’

RODRIGUEZ, Rizal — “God is good!” exclaimed 24-year-old mother Nice Sarmiento, who lives in the foothills of the Sierra Madre. After months of earnest praying, the Lord finally granted her request. “I kept asking God if He could restore my […]

Bananas, Blessings, and More

Bananas, Blessings, and More

RODRIGUEZ, Rizal — As part of Operation Blessing’s push for community transformation through microenterprise, three mothers from Montalban received small-scale businesses to help them provide for their family’s needs. These mothers and their kids are also beneficiaries of Operation Blessing’s […]

Provision for a Provider

Provision for a Provider

DILASAG, Aurora — Donned with a pair of flippers and wooden goggles he made himself, Reynaldo Corpuz clutched a short spear on his right hand. He dove straight into the violent waters of the Pacific to catch fish for his […]

Rebounding After Sendong

Rebounding After Sendong

ILIGAN CITY — Bonifacio “Boni” Valendez sits behind a broken window, where he tries to recover from painful memories and a great loss. In the middle of the night, tropical storm Sendong made heavy downpour and caused a huge flashflood […]

A Great Catch for Aurora Fisherfolk

A Great Catch for Aurora Fisherfolk

DILASAG, Aurora — Shifting clouds danced along the daybreak hues of the early morning sky. Silhouetted by the sunrise, Sabino Bisco limped across the sand, a lump of weathered fishnet slung on his back. The 48-year-old fisherman used to dive […]

Niño Muhlach Shares Insights to ‘Mompreneurs’

Niño Muhlach Shares Insights to ‘Mompreneurs’

PAYATAS, Quezon City — Businessman, director, and actor Niño Muhlach recently visited this community to sit down and share helpful insights with mothers who received small-scale livelihood projects from Operation Blessing (OB). Over cups of coffee and his bestselling Muhlach […]

Dulce Sees Hope Rising After Sendong

Dulce Sees Hope Rising After Sendong

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — Floodwaters triggered by tropical storm Sendong may have been long gone, but in its wake are communities still grappling with the loss of homes, livelihoods, and loved ones. This is the painful truth that “Asia’s Diva” Dulce […]