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Widows, Strangers, Orphans: Journeying with the Poor

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August 30, 2013
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Not All Slums are Poor, Some are Richer than Me

Poverty is of varying degrees of severity. It is wise to know the distinction especially in a country like the Philippines where poverty cuts across the entire population. Some slum community dwellers are in fact wealthier than I am. It is not enough... Read More | Share it now!

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August 27, 2013
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The Present State of the Micro Finance Industry in the Philippines

The overall perspective is that after several decades, the Microfinance industry still remains at 18% penetration of the total market, which means it has not budged an inch since it began; this was the sad conclusion of the ADB report last year. To... Read More | Share it now!

How My Journey with the Poor Began

August 18, 2013
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How My Journey with the Poor Began

My journey with the poor had many beginnings. While an associate staff of the Navigators, I was invited by Viv Grigg to live with him in the slums. It was 1979 in Tatalon, Quezon City, where Viv began what would be the historic start of the... Read More | Share it now!

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