Dumagat Children Dare to Dream with Operation Blessing and Francis Libiran

Dumagat Children Dare to Dream with Operation Blessing and Francis Libiran

Barangay Puray, in Rodriguez, Rizal is home of indigenous people called Dumagat-Remontado tribe. Although living in the hilltops allows the residents to enjoy the serene nature, their remote location isolates them from proper healthcare and education.  Such lack affects not just the adults, but most especially, the children in their community. One of them is Noemi Cruz.  To a little girl like Noemi, daring to dream for her future also means helping other kids who are […]

Rising From The Ashes – Operation Blessing Gives Hope To Fire Victims In Sta. Ana, Manila

Rising From The Ashes – Operation Blessing Gives Hope To Fire Victims In Sta. Ana, Manila

It was in the early hours of January 1, 2020 when a destructive fire woke up the residents along Pasig Line St. in Sta. Ana, Manila. Houses and properties were consumed by the fire leaving hundreds of our kababayans homeless and hopeless this new year. To help them rise from the ashes, Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines (OB), CBN Asia’s humanitarian […]

Superbook Inspires the Children of Batangas to Hope Again

Superbook Inspires the Children of Batangas to Hope Again

The province of Batangas was gravely affected when the Taal Volcano’s eruption began last January 12. When heavy ash clouds covered its towns and cities and earthquakes became more frequent, thousands of Batangueños were forced to leave their homes and move to the nearest evacuation centers. “We’ve been here for almost two weeks,” said 8-year-old Monica whose family evacuated to […]

Will Batangas get to Rise Again after the Taal Volcano Eruption?

Will Batangas get to Rise Again after the Taal Volcano Eruption?

Life in the evacuation area is not easy. All of a sudden, you would have to live with people, mostly whom you have not met, from different places. You have to share rooms, comfort rooms, and bathrooms. You have to wait for relief goods, if some would come. Life there is like keeping your hopes up in the midst of […]

Your Help Matters – Bring Comfort to Distressed Taal Volcano Evacuees

Your Help Matters – Bring Comfort to Distressed Taal Volcano Evacuees

Geraldine Cabrera can still vividly recall the extreme fear she felt when the Taal Volcano spewed a massive cloud of ash and caused a series of earthquakes in Batangas and its nearby areas, last January 12. “When the tremblings of the ground intensified, I felt really scared. I feared for my children’s safety. Once the local officials forced us to evacuate from our home in Brgy. San Nicolas, we had […]

This is Where Your Giving Goes – Operation Blessing Distributed Relief Packs to Taal Victims

This is Where Your Giving Goes – Operation Blessing Distributed Relief Packs to Taal Victims

Because of your unwavering generosity, the humanitarian arm of CBN Asia, Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines (OB), continued their 3rd day of relief operations to provide the needs of around 400 families affected by the Taal Volcano eruption in Ibaan, Batangas on January 15. See here for updates on OB’s 2nd day of #OneStepAhead relief operations for Taal Volcano victims. Since […]

Extend God’s Comfort to our Kababayans Affected by Taal Eruption

Extend God’s Comfort to our Kababayans Affected by Taal Eruption

Because of your support to CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm – Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines (OB), more than 600 temporarily displaced families in Malvar, Balayan, Tanauan, and Batangas City received hygiene kits on January 14. The kits composed of soap, shampoo, toothpaste and toothbrush, detergents, and alcohol were distributed on the 2nd day of our #OneStepAhead disaster relief operations following the […]

Gift Giving Ideas? Here are 3 Non-Expensive Ways to Bless Others this Christmas

Gift Giving Ideas? Here are 3 Non-Expensive Ways to Bless Others this Christmas

Are you overwhelmed with pressure in giving gifts this Christmas? According to Ben Vines’ article on Needle, 3 out of 4 consumers are plagued with holiday gift giving stress. This shows that giving gifts has become a headache for many, when in fact, it shouldn’t be. Giving gifts can also be extra overwhelming especially when you’re strapped for cash. It […]

Bringing Goods and the Good News: Here’s How You Helped Typhoon Tisoy-affected Families

Bringing Goods and the Good News: Here’s How You Helped Typhoon Tisoy-affected Families

Ruel Paunil can still vividly recall the fear he felt for his family when the strong winds of Typhoon Tisoy ripped off the roof of their humble home in Sorsogon. The raging floods also washed away their crops – destroying their only source of livelihood.  Still favored, none of his family members were hurt. However, the father of two was worried about how they would make ends meet after the disaster.   “I was inside our house when the floods swept away our things. We are deeply saddened […]

Are You on the Verge of Giving Up?

Are You on the Verge of Giving Up?

Jeffrey Flores knows full well that giving up on schooling would be the end of his dreams.  Nevertheless, he was forced to quit his studies when his guardians separated. They were an indigent family. No matter how hard they tried to make ends meet, his stepfather could not support him and his younger sibling and they were left in the care of their mother.  Apart from giving up on schooling, Jeffrey’s guardians’ […]

Typhoon Tisoy-affected families need your help! |Support Operation Blessing’s One Step Ahead

Typhoon Tisoy-affected families need your help! |Support Operation Blessing’s One Step Ahead

Typhoon Tisoy, known internationally as Kammuri, brought heavy rains and strong winds after its first landfall on Monday evening in the province of Sorsogon. Although the typhoon has left the Philippine Area of Responsibility, it also left a trail of destruction: fatalities and damages amounting to hundreds of millions.   Due to the onslaught of Typhoon Tisoy, thousands of people in several regions have been evacuated from […]

Pamilya Maleta and Operation Blessing Bring Families Together In Leyte

Pamilya Maleta and Operation Blessing Bring Families Together In Leyte

A wave of healing and restoration swept over families in Palanog, Tacloban and Palo, Leyte after Operation Blessing Foundation Philippines (OB), CBN Asia’s humanitarian arm, and Pamilya Maleta, Trumpets’ first Filipino evangelical musical drama, teamed up to conduct a 3-day community outreach last October. Many were moved to tears as Pamilya Maleta captivated the residents through the story of the […]

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 […]