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Sewing her way to success


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 some of the only few heritage houses left in the province as well as other Spanish- and American-period […]

Posted: March 19th, 2017 in Enterprise | Read More »

The Kikay Christmas gift list


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 from the previous article, you should be feeling cheery and stress-free despite the party fatigue. It is highly […]

Posted: December 21st, 2016 in Life | Read More »

The joy of creating handmade toys and crafts


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 Visayas. Approximately 50 kilometers away from the active volcano is a house with a spectacular view of the […]

Posted: November 27th, 2016 in Headlines,Special Feature | Read More »

Recycled gifts sold for a cause


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 are all handmade,” said social worker Jimmy Crusio of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-7), where […]

Posted: December 22nd, 2015 in Headlines | Read More »