urban poor - Previous Articles
ARTICLE FINDER
Category
Title
Keywords
From
To

4,700 Kadamay families qualified to get houses – HUDCC

Jul 27, 2017 - 5:44 PM

Housing chief Eduardo del Rosario says he is just waiting for Congress to pass a joint resolution allowing the distribution of the houses before the turnover of the units to the families

4,700 Kadamay families qualified to get houses – HUDCC

Palace downplays eroding trust in Duterte among poor

Apr 20, 2017 - 3:14 PM

Urban poor commission chief Terry Ridon says, however, that the bloody campaign against drugs has affected many of the poor as the operations are done mostly in their communities

Palace downplays eroding trust in Duterte among poor

IN PHOTOS: 'Kalbaryo ng Mamamayan'

Apr 10, 2017 - 4:47 PM

The Monday protest dramatizes the poor's struggles

IN PHOTOS: 'Kalbaryo ng Mamamayan'

Rappler Talk: Kadamay's #OccupyPabahay: Anarchy or just cause?

Apr 07, 2017 - 1:30 PM

MovePH, Rappler's civic engagement arm, talks to Kadamay secretary general Carlito Badion and Sayreen Grapinag, one of the occupiers who was recently freed from detention

Rappler Talk: Kadamay's #OccupyPabahay: Anarchy or just cause?

Duterte lets Kadamay have Bulacan housing units

Apr 04, 2017 - 4:58 PM

The President promises cops and soldiers that he will personally supervise a new housing project for them in exchange for the units to be given to Kadamay

Duterte lets Kadamay have Bulacan housing units

Perfect storm in wild, wild Philippines

Mar 21, 2017 - 12:07 PM

For our sake, we better understand what is happening and act collectively to avert the worst outcome

Perfect storm in wild, wild Philippines

WATCH: Teaching urban poor kids the value of education

Feb 11, 2017 - 2:20 PM

From 40 nursery scholars, Project PEARLS now supports 500 elementary and high school students from Tondo, Manila

WATCH: Teaching urban poor kids the value of education

NHA targets to build 500,000 houses in 2017 to solve backlog

Feb 08, 2017 - 7:59 PM

National Housing Authority General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr says they are offering beneficiaries houses for P120,000, payable in 30 years

NHA targets to build 500,000 houses in 2017 to solve backlog

Gov't bans demolitions during Christmas season

Dec 07, 2016 - 6:35 PM

The Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor issues a moratorium on demolitions around the country until January 2017

Gov't bans demolitions during Christmas season

VLOG: Duterte caps inauguration with solidarity dinner with the poor

Jul 01, 2016 - 7:00 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte was supposed to have dinner in Delpan but his first Cabinet meeting finished late

VLOG: Duterte caps inauguration with solidarity dinner with the poor

A brief for VP Leni outside the Cabinet

Jun 12, 2016 - 2:00 PM

'As we commemorate Independence Day 2016, it might be worth our while to reflect on the singular possibilities of a Leni Robredo vice-presidency'

A brief for VP Leni outside the Cabinet

Vote selling among the poor a 'logical' decision - think tank

Apr 25, 2016 - 9:45 PM

The Institute of Philippine Culture found that accepting money among poor voters does not necessarily mean selling one's vote

Vote selling among the poor a 'logical' decision - think tank

'Gapok': Voice of the urban poor amplified in play

Feb 09, 2016 - 12:40 PM

Gapok, which can mean brittle or weak, is used as a metaphor to describe how the urban poor are treated by the government and the private sector

'Gapok': Voice of the urban poor amplified in play

42 more groups file nominations for party list

Oct 14, 2015 - 8:38 PM

This brings to 60 the number of organizations that have so far expressed their intent to send nominees to the House of Representatives

42 more groups file nominations for party list

The clothespin makers of Bocaue

Oct 04, 2015 - 11:00 AM

For more than a year, the clothespin makers of Bocaue, Bulacan, have been earning a meager P2 per kilo. Most of them receive less than P200 from producing 3 to 5 sacks per week.

The clothespin makers of Bocaue

Urban poor's #TheLeaderIWant: Consult, listen, deliver

Sep 02, 2015 - 3:41 PM

According to urban poor community leaders, the next Philippine president should push for an inclusive and participatory approach to ending poverty

Urban poor's #TheLeaderIWant: Consult, listen, deliver

Kalbaryo protest seeks Aquino's resignation

Mar 31, 2015 - 10:26 AM

For urban poor groups, kalbaryo – suffering – is not only recalled during the Lenten season but defines their life under the Aquino administration

Kalbaryo protest seeks Aquino's resignation

Year of the poor: Meet Nanay Mameng

Feb 18, 2015 - 11:22 AM

'Nanay Mameng, isang dula' is a play centering on 86-year-old Mameng in her hospital room. Mameng meets 'Sakit,' a creature representing her diseases and that of society

Year of the poor: Meet Nanay Mameng

PH peasants to Pope: Help us regain our land

Jan 14, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Peasants, urban poor representatives, and families of political prisoners from Southern Tagalog gather at the Liwasang Bonifacio for a pilgrimage for social justice and peace, hopeful that Pope Francis will hear their plight

PH peasants to Pope: Help us regain our land

Sleeping above tombs and living among the dead

Aug 21, 2014 - 5:25 PM

None of the residents are afraid of the dead. There are other things to be afraid of, they say, like the lack of means to continue living.

Sleeping above tombs and living among the dead

Fire hits urban poor area in Quezon City

Jun 23, 2014 - 7:29 PM

The fire destroys 50 houses in Barangay Tatalon, Quezon City, on June 23. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the fire

Fire hits urban poor area in Quezon City

Senakulo: Passion and protest

Apr 17, 2014 - 8:30 AM

The Passion play has become a rich source of metaphors to bring forth social, political, and economic issues

Senakulo: Passion and protest

Bayan ni Juan says project a success

Dec 14, 2013 - 8:17 AM

To expect utopia of any relocation site is not only unfair but unrealistic

Bayan ni Juan says project a success

Informal settlers: Integration, not just relocation

Aug 12, 2013 - 10:04 AM

For as long as economic activity is heavily concentrated in a few urban areas, no one can really blame the poor for wanting to leave their relocation sites in exchange for brighter prospects in the city centers

Informal settlers: Integration, not just relocation

RH Law: Signed, sealed, ready for implementation

Mar 16, 2013 - 10:42 AM

Signing the IRR of the Reproductive Health Law in the urban poor community of Baseco is symbolic

RH Law: Signed, sealed, ready for implementation

Can informal settlers co-exist with the rich in the big city?

Mar 12, 2012 - 1:27 AM

If cooperatives could become a manpower agency and a supplier of housing materials, perhaps they could, suggests one leader