City provides shelter for street dwellers to spend the night

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Homeless residents of Cebu City need not spend the night on dangerous roadsides or sidewalks. Department of Social Welfare and Services-Cebu City officer-in-charge Ester Concha revealed that the city government has allocated a…

COVID-19 hits another non-profit shelter in Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A facility ran by a non-profit group here in Cebu was placed under lockdown after several of its occupants contracted COVID-19. The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) of Cebu City confirmed on Tuesday, August…

USC Senior High School students mount art exhibit in celebration of Animal Rights Week

PR 06/22/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines –After more than a year of silence, the USC Senior High School Art and Design students in the South Campus finally opens their annual art exhibit dubbed “HULAGWAY ‘21” on June 23, Wednesday,…

Someone built a shelter for stray dogs in Toril, Davao City

Immae Lachica 12/06/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—  In Barangay Toril in Davao City, someone built a home for stray dogs. Netizen Dranreb Pascual was able to discover this shelter located in their neighborhood and snapped some photos on December 4,…

Cebu City gov’t offers shelter for stranded passengers

Doris C. Bongcac 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Cebu City government offered shelter to travellers who were left stranded in different ports here due to the cancellation of their trips on Monday night, December 23, 2019. Stranded passengers were transferred to…

CHR-7 TAKES CUSTODY; CHURCH GIVES SHELTER

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 10/06/2018

MALUBOG KILLING SURVIVORS Shunning a police offer to secure them, a survivor in the Malubog killing has found refuge in the House of God and given protection by the Cebu Archdiocese and the Commission on Human Rights…

Indiana animal shelter accused of freezing kittens to death

AP 08/16/2018

ROCKPORT, Indiana — Authorities in southern Indiana are investigating allegations that an animal shelter has been freezing kittens to death as an alternative to accepted forms of euthanasia. Bridget Woodson told the Courier & Press that she…

HOMELESS ON CHRISTMAS

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 12/26/2017

Burned spaghetti, cake, and toys littered Sitio Caduldulan of Barangay Lawaan III in Talisay City, a day after a fire razed down 87 houses that rendered at least 300 individuals homeless on Christmas Eve. But some of…

Mandaue folk relocated

Norman V. Mendoza 10/01/2017

Instead of rebuilding their homes, about 17 households that were displaced by last Friday afternoon’s landslide in Barangay Cabancalan, Mandaue City, were transferred to a shelter at a compound owned by their employer. About 60 people packed…

Councilor: Build shelter for homeless, mentally ill people

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/14/2017

With many mentally ill people on the streets and few facilities to cater to them, the Cebu City Council wants the city government to establish its own mental health institution. In an approved resolution, the City Council…

Ex-teacher brings love to abandoned kids

PR 12/04/2016

Meeting the love of her life has not only changed Flora Aguit-Izzo’s life but also the lives of 30 abandoned and orphaned children in Negros Oriental. Flora and her Italian husband Francesco are the founders of “Bata…

DSWD’s call: We need more donations for 1.3M Lawin victims

Izobelle T. Pulgo 10/27/2016

A CALL for donations in cash and in kind has been sounded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for the more than a million people affected by Supertyphoon Lawin in the northern areas of…

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