Showing posts from December, 2013

Booth 7: Oplan Salubong's Children's Activity Area moving to Tacloban #YolandaPH

Dearest VOLUNTEERS and DONORS, Booth 7: Oplan Salubong's Children's Activity Area is moving forward to our second phase of service which will be the transition from Villamor to Tacloban. All the big items, most of the toys, books and school supplies will be turned over to an orphanage in Tacloban called SOS Children's Village. All the said items will be transported by land to Tacloban on Friday, Dec.13. Some of the organizers are also planning to go to Tacloban in order to personally bring the #Booth7 donations to the children of the SOS orphanage . If you wish to send your donations, we still need school supplies, more kiddie story books, coloring and art materials, and kiddie school furnitures. We can also bring food and clothes and plush toys for our kids at the orphanage. As posted by sis Bern: "For now, you may still bring your donations to Booth 7 until Friday. We will announce further where our drop off point will be from next week. On Sunday w

Mar Roxas to Albert Romualdez: 'Bahala kayo sa buhay niyo!' #YolandaPH

"You're a Romualdez and the President is an Aquino. We just want to legalize this. If it's not legalized then, ok, you're in charge. Bahala kayo sa buhay niyo ." -- DILG Secretary Mar Roxas speaking to Albert Romualdez on Malacanang's position on the matter of relief assistance to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban City. Source: YouTube video .

Ph politics ruined the day for #YolandaPH relief effort

I believe that the problem in the Philippines is Politics. The government, national and local, are all doing their best effort to manage the post-typhoon rubbish, yet it is politics that got on the way. Binay distributed reliefs with the VP logo, Romualdez was saying not all people are being reached by relief goods of national government; Mar is unaccepting of the fact that there could have been 10,000 dead when the police official was suspended, PNoy was smiling a lot while being interviewed on TV by the international channel. The evacuees in Villamor as well as the volunteers there mentioned that at one time there was no coordinator to manage the volunteers. Despite of the best intention (good motive), politics here in our country is there to ruin the day. Source: