Set Forth Philippines: An NGO’s story that began over quarantine

Mary Jhudielle Gicale 12/02/2021

While doing homework during quarantine and listening in on the news about how underprivileged children are not getting a proper education, 17-year-old Renoa Richelle King thought about how she could fill in the gaps of the current…

Volunteer medtech explains why one should get tested

Immae Lachica 05/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Department of Health (DoH) MedTech volunteer from Lapu-Lapu City tells the public to make use of the rapid mass testing for safety and security. Julia Arian Salinguhay, 23, from Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City, a…

Guadalupe volunteer caught with shabu at border checkpoint

Alven Marie A. Timtim 05/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Guadalupe police have encouraged the barangay officials in their area of responsibility to check the background of their volunteer frontline workers after one was caught with five sachets of suspected shabu in…

‘Spiderman’ helps distribute goods, bring positive vibes to Barangay Luz frontliners

Immae Lachica 04/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Cebuano volunteers know how to do a good deed with style. Just like the group of Star Wars-inspired volunteers in Consolacion who helped in manning the checkpoint to ease the tension between motorists and…

Brgy. Tisa SK councilor serves above self

Immae Lachica 04/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— While it’s understandable that most of those who lost their jobs due the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis would be feeling down these days, a youth official from Barangay Tisa here chooses to be…

CICLs join in making PPEs for Cebu frontliners

Immae Lachica 04/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—  The Magone Home Aftercare Program in Liloan town, Cebu, is one with the frontliners in fighting the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This as the facility which houses children in conflict with the law (CICL)…

DPS assures safety of food for work program volunteers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Public Services (DPS) assured the public that volunteers for their food for work program will not be put in danger when cleaning the rivers of the city. Engineer…

‘City is proud of you’

Glendale Rosal 10/01/2018

Tomas lauds volunteer athletes of Cebu City Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña expressed his appreciation to the athletes of Team Cebu City who competed in the Philippine National Games (PNG) in Cebu last May and in the…

Volunteer archaeologists find 560,000-year-old milk tooth in France

AFP 07/25/2018

FRENCH and Spanish volunteer archeologists have discovered a child’s milk tooth dating back 560,000 years in the mountains of southern France — an “exceptional fossil,” researchers said Tuesday. The fossil was discovered on Monday evening in the…

Village intel volunteer in hot water for posing as cop

Benjie B. Talisic 07/07/2018

A MAN posing as a police officer was apprehended by Cebu City traffic enforcers for counter-flowing at a major road last Friday. The man identified as Rodenio Suico produced a police ID but was later found out…

Lapu village volunteer faces relief for clash with cabbie

Norman V. Mendoza 11/27/2017

A member of Lapu-Lapu City’s City of Lapu-Lapu Allied Force (CLAF) faces dismissal after being shown in a viral video to have acted rudely towards a taxi driver last Saturday. CLAF member Inocencio Roa, a resident of…

Parish profiling about to start

USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 09/03/2017

All parishes under the Archdiocese of Cebu will undergo profiling within the year to determine each locality’s immediate needs. Under the Parish profiling program headed by the Basic Ecclesial Communities (BEC) and the Relief and Rehabilitation Unit…

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