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. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Over 116,000 Yolanda Survivors Served by Operation Blessing

Over 116,000 Yolanda Survivors Served by Operation Blessing

Anne S. Tiangco, Senior Writer-Editor OPERATION Blessing Foundation Philippines, the humanitarian arm of CBN Asia, has now served over 116,000 survivors of super typhoon Yolanda in its continued relief and rehabilitation efforts, medical missions, trauma counseling and listening ministry. Partnering with […]

Love That is Unconditional

Love That is Unconditional

TAYTAY, Rizal — Roderick loves to play outdoors. He is an energetic kid who enjoys the warm weather while chasing and playing tag with other kids.  He is having fun while the other kids make fun of his condition—being special. […]

Healed by God’s Grace

Healed by God’s Grace

TAYTAY, Rizal – It all started one fine September morning last year. Nanay Socorro, 67, woke up not feeling well. Then she realized she couldn’t move her feet to stand up. Last thing she remembered was she stumbled and fell on […]

Overcoming Life’s Challenges

Overcoming Life’s Challenges

TAYTAY, Rizal – A life full of hardships is nothing new to Jennifer. She was born with a club foot. While growing up, she was left by her parents to her grandmother.  Though embattled with sufferings at such an early […]

Well Provided For

Well Provided For

MABALACAT, Pampanga — This town experienced abundance of water in extreme measure when the August monsoon rains drenched floodplains in Pampanga. Some Kapampangans wished that instead of flooding the streets, water would flow freely from the faucets in their bathrooms and sinks.  […]