Our Source of Hope | Operation Blessing Disaster Relief – Sitio Bayan, Cagayan

Our Source of Hope | Operation Blessing Disaster Relief – Sitio Bayan, Cagayan

We also brighten our own paths as we light somebody else’s lamp. We bless ourselves by blessing others with our giving as God blessed us. Despite the best laid preparations, typhoon Lawin left most of the Northern Luzon destroyed. Growing up from a poor family, Marie learned about the importance of education at an early age. But unfortunately, she struggles […]

Best Gifts Come through Relentless Prayers | Elisha Espiña Testimony

Best Gifts Come through Relentless Prayers | Elisha Espiña Testimony

Is there anything too hard for the Lord? If you will only believe, God can do much more in your life. Be blessed by the story of Elisha Joy Espiña, a 9-year-old beneficiary of Operation Blessing (OB) Cebu Surgical. During infancy, Elisha’s mother noticed that something was not right with her eyes. She was soon diagnosed with Strabismus, which her mother also […]

The Power of Prayer – Operation Blessing PH Disaster Relief for Lawin Survivors

The Power of Prayer – Operation Blessing PH Disaster Relief for Lawin Survivors

How vital it is that we pray armed with the knowledge that God is in heaven. Our voice matters in heaven. God listens to every painful plea of His people. If we truly believe in our hearts that God hears us, then He promises to rescue us and help us in times of need. Aling Huling was in the ricefields […]

Operation Blessing Wheelchair Distribution Program brings Hope to Deroy Siblings

Operation Blessing Wheelchair Distribution Program brings Hope to Deroy Siblings

Siblings John Art and Janice Deroy overflowed with joy as they became 2 of the many recipients of the Wheelchair Distribution Program of Operation Blessing (OB). The Deroy siblings were both afflicted with dwarfism, which is a condition wherein a person’s height is different from a typical adult stature. This condition made it hard for them to live a normal […]

Operation Blessing Brings Smiles to Santiago Island

Operation Blessing Brings Smiles to Santiago Island

Operation Blessing (OB) is indeed a blessing, especially to the people in Santiago Island, Bolinao, Pangasinan. Famous for fishing and scuba diving, it was as if the island showed off its beauty while the sun was high in the sky when OB conducted their medical missions on July 21, 2016. For 3 days, Operation Blessing conducted medical and dental missions […]

Finding Joy in the Midst of Life’s Ordeals

Finding Joy in the Midst of Life’s Ordeals

While some of the victims of Typhoon Yolanda still remain under the roof of their makeshift homes, Benny Ortega, also a typhoon survivor, made sure that the catastrophe they experienced would not cripple his ability to provide for his family. He admitted that it was hard for them to start anew but because life is already demanding as it is, […]

Paolo Valenciano Wheels in a Big Surprise

Paolo Valenciano Wheels in a Big Surprise

PAYATAS, Quezon City — Paolo Valenciano, Gary V’s eldest, was a volunteer for a day when he joined Operation Blessing in assembling a remarkable gift for Tatay Rodrigo of Payatas. The 62-year-old father enjoyed life’s simplicity even while living near the Payatas dumpsite. He worked as a driver to support his family, and through his perseverance, he was able to send […]

Soar High

Soar High

Written by Astrid Raisa Subingsubing, Writer, Operation Blessing Philippines She dreams of being a stewardess when she grows up. “Kahit sa ospital, eroplano iniisip niya, (Even when she was hospitalized, she dreamt of being on an airplane),” said her mother, Mercy Bardenas, 49. 21-year-old Mary Jane Bardenas is a statuesque girl who could sure fit the bill of a flight […]

NEWS: A New Found Hope for Taclobanons

NEWS: A New Found Hope for Taclobanons

PALANOG, TACLOBAN CITY – More than a year has passed since Super Typhoon Yolanda (International code name: Haiyan) hit the Philippines yet thousands of families still live in evacuation sites and transitional houses. They’ve lost their loved ones and properties as well as their hope to start anew. To help alleviate this difficult situation, Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines, Inc., (OB) […]

When you’ve already lost everything, will you still give hope a chance?

When you’ve already lost everything, will you still give hope a chance?

Losing your home to nature’s most cruel storm is like disclosing the closest part of your life to a stranger – risky, devastating, and dangerous. That’s what happened to Quintin Paderan of Pagnamitan, Guiuan, Eastern, Samar. On the onslaught of typhoon Yolanda, Quintin didn’t have the chance to protect their house from the strongest storm that visited their island. He […]

The Blessing In Volunteering

The Blessing In Volunteering

Whenever disaster strikes, Filipinos have always been known for their indomitable “bayanihan” spirit– that unselfish desire to help those in need in whatever way possible, no matter how far the distance may be. When Filipina Eves Wood heard about Operation Blessing and its humanitarian efforts from a friend, she was immediately moved to support the ministry. Since Eves and her […]

How Does One Get Out of a Financial Rut?

How Does One Get Out of a Financial Rut?

Have you lost hope that your finances could improve? Do you want to know the secret of being a blessing and favor magnet? Jeana cannot bear the sight of her sick family members. Her husband’s Php100 daily income from being a tricycle driver is hardly enough to provide three balanced meals for her family. Hence, she cannot buy medicines whenever […]

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 – March 24, 2014

This week at CBN Asia – March 24, 2014

This week at CBN Asia, we are looking at how our hit animated children’s series, Superbook, is helping restore hope and put the smiles back in the faces of children affected by Typhoon Yolanda. When the super typhoon hit the Visayas last year, many children were orphaned, left homeless, robbed of laughter, and deprived of play. Kaya naman ang ating […]

This week at CBN Asia – March 17, 2014

This week at CBN Asia – March 17, 2014

This week at CBN Asia, we are looking at how our humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing, is helping restore normalcy to the lives of the people in Guiuan, Samar and Tacloban, Leyte. When Typhoon Yolanda struck the Visayas in early November of last year, millions lost their homes and had to take temporary shelter in tents and other makeshift structures. To […]