Is there a Way to Help End Poverty?

Is there a Way to Help End Poverty?

What do you feel when you see a homeless child sleeping on the streets? The poor, the needy, the vulnerable. You see them everywhere – on the sidewalks, under the bridge, knocking at your door, or sometimes, in your ride going home. These daily encounters may have desensitized you to poverty. People “get used to it.” It seems like poverty […]

How you Impacted People’s Lives through your Generous Giving

How you Impacted People’s Lives through your Generous Giving

When super typhoon Yolanda wreaked havoc in Western Samar, Dave Galangue and his aunt Metelyn lost their home. They were transferred to a resettlement site, a community where they had to follow a certain time just to fetch water. Due to water shortage, there were times when they had to collect water from an open well near their house. Aunt […]

Operation Blessing Brings Hope to Communities in Leyte

Operation Blessing Brings Hope to Communities in Leyte

Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines (OB), CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, brought a fresh beginning and a new hope to the community of Palanog, Tacloban and Palo, Leyte through an outreach mission on October 28-30. What started as a vision is now a reality. OB launched its partnership with the Center for Community Transformation (CCT), desiring to make the Community of Hope […]

You can Help Fulfill a Dream!

You can Help Fulfill a Dream!

Dark, noisy and uncomfortable. JR Catacio, a 9-year-old boy, endures this discomfort just to study his school lessons every day. A small store, which serves as his “study area,” is not well-lit. He thought that this difficulty could hinder him from studying well, and later on, from achieving his dreams. “I might not finish college, it would be hard for […]

There are Children in Need, How would you like to Help?

There are Children in Need, How would you like to Help?

Wilda believes that her 5 children are all precious blessings from God. “I always pray to God to help us with our daily needs, for my children’s strength so they won’t be sick. For us to be able to eat 3 timed a day, that would be enough,” shares Wilda Medolar of Northern Samar. But no matter how hard Wilda […]

Operation Blessing 3-Day Medical Mission – Sweet Relief for Unreached Barangays in Negros Occidental

Operation Blessing 3-Day Medical Mission – Sweet Relief for Unreached Barangays in Negros Occidental

NEGROS OCC – Despite the abundance of sweet produce, some of the locals in the far-flung communities still suffer in the bitterness of poverty. Because of the poor living condition, accessing health services for them has been just a dream, especially for the indigenous peoples (IPs) living in the farthest barangays. Committed to help the poorest of the poor, Operation […]

What is in your Hands? – The 700 Club Asia Host, Sonjia Calit’s Testimony of Obedience

What is in your Hands? – The 700 Club Asia Host, Sonjia Calit’s Testimony of Obedience

Are you willing to say “yes” to God and allow Him to use you as His messenger of hope? It was a transforming experience for The 700 Club Asia host Sonjia Calit as she went her way to be part of CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines’ (OB) medical missions outreach to attend to the needs of the […]

“I was bullied because of my foot.” 19-year-old Jess Melaur Dreamed of Surviving Life

“I was bullied because of my foot.” 19-year-old Jess Melaur Dreamed of Surviving Life

Born with a clubfoot, Jess’ medical condition puts his life journey into halt. With his left foot twisted inward and downward, he was bullied by other youth of his age in Talisayan, Misamis Oriental. The constant mocks he received scarred his self-esteem, and eventually caused him to stop schooling. “They would make fun of me because of my crooked foot. […]

Can Somebody in Deep Need still Master the Art of Giving Back?

Can Somebody in Deep Need still Master the Art of Giving Back?

Carol underwent surgery for her intestines in the year 2000. On her road to recovery, she chanced upon The 700 Club Asia, and called its Prayer Center. Needing post-operative medicines to hasten her healing, she received assistance from the Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines – CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm.   “The 700 Club helped me, offered assistance for my medicines,” Carol […]

Here’s How your Compassionate Giving Watered Barren Lives with Hope

Here’s How your Compassionate Giving Watered Barren Lives with Hope

Dark, dirty, and unsafe. This is how the people of barangay Otavi in Sorsogon describe the water that they get from a small, muddy river, and then use it in their household. As their only source of water, the residents endure the 2-kilometer walk every day just to fetch for their need. The family of Mercy Sanoni, one of its […]

Reaping the Fruits of Prayers and Perseverance

Reaping the Fruits of Prayers and Perseverance

Marjorie Mabatan lost grip of her hopes and self-esteem due to poverty. After her father died, her mother Marivic worked double job as a laundry woman and a vendor, trying to make ends meet. But then, it was never enough to send Marjorie to school. Because of their family’s condition in Payatas, she thought she wouldn’t be able to get […]

Operation Blessing Distributed Relief Goods To Aeta Families In Quake-Hit Pampanga

Operation Blessing Distributed Relief Goods To Aeta Families In Quake-Hit Pampanga

PORAC, PAMPANGA – Hope was restored to the Aeta families who have been heavily-affected by the earthquake as Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines (OB), CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, successfully distributed relief goods in Brgy. Inararo and Villa Maria on April 30, 2019. The 2nd district of Pampanga was immediately placed under the state of calamity by the Provincial Legislative Board as […]

How your Generosity helps Maneuver a Family on its Road to Recovery

How your Generosity helps Maneuver a Family on its Road to Recovery

It has been a long, winding journey for the Pacsa family. Before typhoon Yolanda battered the country in 2013, the family settled in a squatter’s area in Sabang, Tacloban, which exposed them to people with Tuberculosis and drug addicts. It caused health risks, frequent drug raids, and sometimes, killings in the neighborhood. Exposed to this chaotic environment, 29-year-old mother Cristalyn […]

The 700 Club Asia Hosts, Community of Hope Beneficiaries moved by the Macato Story

The 700 Club Asia Hosts, Community of Hope Beneficiaries moved by the Macato Story

The 700 Club Asia hosts Sonjia Calit-Kakilala and Erick Totañes flew to Palanog, Tacloban and visited the Community of Hope (COH) beneficiaries last April 25-26, the housing project of CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, the Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines (OB). Aside from sitting down with the families and getting to know about their lives, the hosts prayed for them and helped […]

The 700 Club Asia Hosts visited Community of Hope Beneficiaries 

The 700 Club Asia Hosts visited Community of Hope Beneficiaries 

PALANOG, TACLOBAN CITY – Along with the Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines (OB), The 700 Club Asia hosts Sonjia Calit-Kakilala and Erick Totañes braved the long hours and miles of travel by land and air to reach the beneficiaries of OB’s Community of Hope (COH) at the heart of Tacloban City on April 25-26. Warm smiles welcomed the team as they set foot at the terrains of COH–Palanog – where 100 solar-paneled houses sit on the 6.4-hectare land which now serves as a home for Typhoon Yolanda survivors. From being homeless to […]