A new touch to handmade souvenir items

Doris Mae Mondragon 01/16/2018

Key holders, nameplates, bracelets, t-shirts, and festival masks are common in souvenir shops during Sinulog; but it is a row of handmade ceramic items that is catching the attention of passersby in a Sinulog bazaar along Osmeña…

Sewing her way to success

Victor Anthony V. Silva 03/19/2017

Teacher-turned-entrepreneur aims to make Carcar City as Cebu’s handmade bags capital Before it became a city, Carcar was considered as one of the oldest towns in the Philippines. Located 39 kilometers south of Cebu City, Carcar hosts…

The Kikay Christmas gift list

Mia B. Zamora 12/21/2016

I DON’T know which part of the holiday rush I enjoy more—wrapping presents for friends and loved ones, or unwrapping their presents for me. It’s the last few days to Christmas and if you followed my advice…

The joy of creating handmade toys and crafts

Morexette Erram 11/27/2016

Himamaylan, a city with a population of no more than 500,000 since 2015, situated on the western seaside of Negros Occidental. A national road cuts across it, and north-bound, is Mount Kanlaon, the highest peak in Western…

Recycled gifts sold for a cause

Julit C. Jainar 12/22/2015

For those tired of wading through the crowd to buy that perfect gift at the mall, there are alternative gifts to explore made by hard up families trying to help themselves. “These gifts are unique because they…

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