Bangkabuhayan

Tsinoy Bangkabuhayan project for Samar: Rowing to a brighter future

First published in Tulay Fortnightly, Chinese-Filipino Digest 27, no. 6 (August 19-September 8, 2014): 12. July was a month of community giving. Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran Inc., through its Tsinoy Bangkabuhayan Project, collaborated with Health Futures Foundation, Inc. to provide 100 motorized fiberglass pumpboats and 100 sets of fishing implements to 1,069 fisherfolk survivors of …

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Bangkabuhayan: Hits and misses

First published in Tulay Fortnightly, Chinese-Filipino Digest 27, no. 6 (August 19-September 8, 2014): 11. July was a very busy month for Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran’s Bangkabuhayan project volunteers, with several turnovers of boats and fishing gear to fisherfolk in barangays affected by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) last November. Further complications arose when the fiberglass boat …

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Hope in a boat

First published in Tulay Fortnightly, Chinese-Filipino Digest 27, no. 6 (August 19-September 8, 2014): 8-9. Help the fishermen fish, and the whole community eats. That is our guiding philosophy when Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran thought of our Bangkabuhayan Project to help fishermen recover their livelihood after it was swept away during Typhoon Yolanda’s (Haiyan) rampage …

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