Studying under extraordinary conditions is possible, but requires a shift from what is familiar.
Social enterprise enables Filipinos to build peace with coffee
Davao-based Coffee For Peace nurtures grassroots coffee ‘farmerpreneurs’ to produce high-quality coffee beans and promote peace building
Tiempo Muerto: Why Are Sugar Farmers Protesting?
Negros Occidental is the sugar bowl of the Philippines but why are sugar farm workers in the streets protesting? We are in what they call the “Tiempo Muerto” or the dead season, and sugar farm workers have no other means of livelihood meanwhile. They don’t own the lands they toil and because it’s the dead season,…
Who Run the Farm? Girls!
In the hottest place in the north of the Philippines, farms are drying up and animals are dying. Men are getting old, or sick, or too weak to till the land. Their able children, in the meantime, have no interest in farming, and instead want a better chance at life outside the province. But life…
When the Farmers Are Starving
They are farmers, making up more than 75% of the country’s 100 million population. But there they were, begging the government for rice that they have worked so hard for.
Tibak: Confessions of a College Activist
Activism opened my eyes to the struggles of people from all walks of life—from students and middle-class professionals to workers and farmers.
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