CNN Hero of the Year - updates

Rappler's latest stories on CNN Hero of the Year


Duterte eyes Efren Peñaflorida to lead PCUP

Dec 16, 2017 - 10:34 AM

Efren Peñaflorida is the man hailed CNN Hero of the Year in 2009 for his efforts to educate kids in Metro Manila's slums

EDUCATING THE POOR. CNN Hero awardee Efren Peñaflorida speaks to media after a Kariton Klasrum culminating activity. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Kariton Klasrum to help senior high school dropouts

Jun 17, 2016 - 1:19 PM

Education Secretary Armin Luistro says the number of dropouts due to senior high school could range from 200 000 to 400 000 students

EDUCATION FOR ALL. A Kariton Klasrum on display during the program's culminating activity on Thursday, June 16, at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City. Photo by Jee Y. Geronimo/Rappler

Midwives, cellphones and CNN Hero Robin Lim

May 02, 2012 - 10:44 AM

Midwife Robin Lim 2011 CNN Hero of the Year speaks to Rappler

ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS. Filipino-American Robin Lim founded Yayasan Bumi Sehat to provide care to mothers and babies.