Efren Peñaflorida - updates

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Duterte wants LGBT representation in anti-poverty body

Dec 17, 2017 - 9:05 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he is looking for a 'bright' and 'honest' person to represent the LGBT community in the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 7th Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Davao Year-End Gathering at the Azuela Cove in Lanang, Davao City on December 17, 2017, invites the LGBT community to nominate a worthy candidate from their community who is capable of taking a seat at the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor. JOEY DALUMPINES/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

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

Homemade heroes

Jan 06, 2017 - 11:23 AM

A loving home can make all the difference Read inspiring stories of children who succeeded in their own right and the proud parents who raised them and share your own

Efren Peñaflorida: From problem child to Homemade Hero

Nov 24, 2016 - 1:26 PM

In this WeAreHomemade video discover the story of Efren Penaflorida s childhood – and meet the person who molded his values

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

Robredo thanks parents of Kariton Klasrum kids for valuing education

Jun 16, 2016 - 8:29 PM

Malaki po ang kahulugan nito para mabigyan ng pag asa yung ating bayan na mayroong mga kagaya nyo na kahit maraming limitasyon sa buhay patuloy pa ring nangangarap says the Vice President elect

SELFIE. Vice President-elect Leni Robredo poses for a photo with a parent of a Kariton Klasrum completer. Photo by Jee Y. Geronimo/Rappler

Kesz, the teener nominated for the Int'l Children’s Peace Prize

Sep 20, 2012 - 4:05 PM

My dream for the children is for them to advance in life without having to do wrong I believe that age is not a hindrance and that poverty is not a hindrance to contribute something to society