Relief for Isla Puting Bato Survivors

Relief for Isla Puting Bato Survivors

TONDO, Manila — One tragedy after another can drive any woman to her limits. Death of a loved one, burned properties and livelihood—these are too much for a widow to take. Nanay Nena patiently lined up and waited for her turn at Operation Blessing’s relief distribution as thousands of fire evacuees sheltered at the jampacked Delpan Sports Complex. Grieving on […]

Hope Never Lost

Hope Never Lost

TONDO, Manila — Tragedies do not choose when and where to strike. Last May 11, a massive fire struck Isla Puting Bato in Tondo leaving hundreds of families traumatized and homeless. Thousands of evacuees were crammed on the floor of Delpan Sports Complex that served as their refuge since the fire consumed all their belongings and left them at a […]