Cherrie Atilano - updates

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These Filipinas use their passion to empower marginalized women

Mar 08, 2020 - 10:43 AM

Three Filipina changemakers share their inspirational journeys in making it their mission to empower women and provide them with more opportunities in the face of discrimination, violence, and gender inequality

Photos from Djonald Andrade, Atilano's Instagram account, and Rappler

Filipina agri-entrepreneur named U.N. nutrition ambassador

Sep 27, 2019 - 5:50 PM

Filipina agriculture entrepreneur Cherrie Atilano joins 26 others as a high-level ambassador to the UN's Scaling Up Nutrition Movement, which seeks to eliminate all forms of malnutrition

FIGHTING MALNUTRITION. Filipina agri-entrepreneur Cherrie Atilano is among the 27 high-level ambassadors to the UN's nutrition intitiatives. Photo from Atilano's Instagram account

WATCH: Making agriculture a viable career for millennials

Jan 12, 2017 - 1:16 PM

On November 11 2016 Rappler awarded Cherrie Atilano with the Earth Mover Award for her efforts in making farming a cool smart and humane profession

TEACHING AGRICULTURE. Students from Marinduque work on their school garden in one of AGREA's projects 'The Garden Classroom' that helps teach kids the value of growing their own food, eating healthy, camaraderie, love for the environment. Photo courtesy of AGREA

Move Awards 2016: Millennials who #InspireCourage

Nov 15, 2016 - 1:32 PM

Last November 11 Rappler recognized 5 exemplary individuals who have made waves in their fields and communities

'Inclusive growth must start with agriculture'

Aug 14, 2014 - 12:51 PM

Cherrie Atilano of Agricool says farmers are the poorest and hungriest in the Philippines This is why young Filipinos refuse to go into farming

4 Filipinas to watch

Mar 30, 2013 - 2:11 PM

Here are 4 women leading their own revolutions toward social change

REVOLUTIONARIES. Chely Esguerra, Jen Horn, Alex Eduque and Cherrie Atilano are making social waves

The difference in dreaming

Nov 20, 2012 - 3:12 PM

I want to change the way people see farmers as just farmers Do not discriminate the uneducated they have their own innate genius Cherrie Atilano

TRUE JOY. Cherrie Atilano smiles not because of popularity or material gain, but because she is helping our farmers and our country in her own way. All photos courtesy of Michelle Solano