Philippine poor - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine poor


The burden of TRAIN law on Filipino mothers

May 13, 2018 - 11:37 PM

Mothers feeling the pinch due to the TRAIN law gather in Mendiola to ask the government to make adjustments and address people's needs

A Filipino mother masked with a crying face poses like a balancing weighing scale, during the small protest held on Thursday, May 10 at Mendiola, Manila, to appeal to the government to review the TRAIN law. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Rappler Talk: Dr. Wataru Kusaka on why the poor support Duterte

Sep 29, 2017 - 5:45 PM

Watch Rappler Talk with Dr. Wataru Kusaka at 6 pm on Friday, September 29

Gov't asks village residents to help validate list of poor families

Nov 11, 2015 - 5:56 PM

The social welfare department has conducted an assessment of households nationwide and wants to make sure it has an accurate complete and reliable final list of those needing assistance

LISTAHANAN. The government calls on the Filipino public to help in the validation of an initial list of poor households in the Philippines.  File photo by Rappler

SWS survey: More households poor, hungry at the end of 2013

Jan 14, 2014 - 9:18 PM

According to the 2013 4th quarter survey of SWS more Filipino families consider themselves poor and hungry

PEEK-A-BOO. Latest survey shows poverty and hunger rise as 2013 ends. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Only 7.8-M Pinoys have microinsurance

Apr 13, 2013 - 11:36 PM

ADB says this represents less than 10 of the Philippine population

POOR ACCESS. Only 7.8 million Filipinos have access to microinsurance products, says an Asian Development Bank report released on Wednesday, April 10. Photo by AFP