Margielyn Didal hands lunch meals to street kids and homeless in Cebu

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 09/02/2021

GINATILAN, CEBU — Cebuana skateboarder and Olympian Margielyn Didal drives around Cebu to give free lunch to street children and the homeless. “Big thanks to my mom for cooking, to my gf and friends (Insomy Crew) for…

Rescue operations for homeless in Cebu City non-stop

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered another intensified campaign to rescue and bring to their homes the homeless individuals roaming in the city. Labella’s order came amid the request of the Cebu…

Cebu artist shows appreciation for Berta through painting

Immae Lachica 12/15/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— An artist painted a portrait of Berta as her way of appreciating how the former homeless man here helped change her perspective on one of life’s important aspects— mental health. Frances Niccolie Junsay,…

San Nicolas Proper to Cebu City gov’t: Help us take care of the homeless

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay San Nicolas Proper in Cebu City is housing 91 homeless individuals since the start of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) on Mach 28, 2020. However, Barangay Captain Clifford Niñal, said they had…

Cebu netizen helps ‘homeless’ man reconnect with his family in Agusan del Sur

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 05/19/2020

MOALBOAL, CEBU —Khaloy Navaja barely knew Tatay Ruben Juntilla, but he felt the need to help him find his family in Mindanao. On Monday, May 18, Navaja posted on his Facebook page an announcement that Juntilla, who…

Cebuana shares blessings on her birthday

Immae Lachica 04/14/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— The internet has been flooded with different memes every day, and one of the most laughed at memes at the moment is the ones where sad photos come along with the caption, “birthday…

Group of teachers feed homeless, less privileged

Mars G. Alison 04/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A group of friends, majority of them working as teachers, have been risking their lives in these coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) times by going around Cebu City feeding the homeless and the less…

Food station in Tres de Abril extends help to homeless and frontliners

Immae Lachica 04/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Last week, Alzen’s  Food Station in Tres de Abril, Barangay Labangon in Cebu City went viral for preparing free food for food delivery drivers around Cebu. Alzen Bacalla, owner of the food station told…

Homeless find home in Cebu City gyms, in need of donations

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — When the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Cebu City began on March 28, 2020, the roads were cleared of people and vehicles. But the homeless stayed in their place, very visible amidst the…

Homeless have nowhere to go as Cebu City is under ECQ

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There is nowhere yet to go for homeless people in Cebu City during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Dr. Jeffrey Ybones, Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) head, said this on Saturday…

Tatay Santiago overwhelmed by outpouring of help

Immae Lachica 03/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Let’s end this day on a good note. Tatay Santiago, who went viral yesterday through the post of netizen, Rapunzel Abapo Gonzales is overwhelmed with the help he has received since yesterday’s posting. Read: Netizen seeks…

Netizen seeks help for elderly man

Immae Lachica 03/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A netizen turned to Facebook to ask help for an elderly man wandering the streets of Cebu amidst the threats of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the city. Netizen Rapunzel Abapo Gonzales shared…

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