Autism Society PH praises Arjo Atayde for his reel-life autistic role

Arjo Atayde reel-life autistic role is praised by Autism Society Philippines Perfect 10 was given by Maricel Soriano to Arjo’s acting in ‘The General’s Daughter’ He is really a good and flexible actor in this generation Arjo Atayde plays one of the vital roles in the most talked-about Kapamilya teleserye ‘The General’s Daughter.’ Recently, the Autism Society Philippines(ASP) commended his good acting with his character Elai, an autistic son of Maricel Soriano in the teleserye. ASP President Grace Luna Adviento is grateful with how Arjo portrayed …

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In Touch Community Services strengthens its commitment to support PH’s Mental Health Act; appoints Billie Adelman as its new Executive Director

Billie Adelman has served as a Citigroup veteran for 20 years In Touch Community Services says Adelman’s appointment as Executive Director of the company reflects their commitment to support the Mental Health Act In Touch has been serving the community with its Crisis Line, direct counseling, workshops, etc In Touch Community Services, a non- profit organization and leading provider of mental health services in the Philippines, has appointed Ms. Billie Adelman, a 20-year Citigroup veteran as its Executive Director. “Billie’s corporate career with international organizations …

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Batch 6 of L’Oréal’s ‘Beauty For a Better Life” program officially graduates; L’Oréal’ to announces opening of new centers

2019 marks the second year of the program with a total of 69 graduates The program empowers women by honing their skills in the field of hairdressing, which could also turn as their livelihood L’Oréal Philippines announced the opening of three new barangay centers in Antipolo, Taguig, and Pateros In celebration of another successful year of Beauty For a Better Life, L’Oréal Philippines hosted a graduation ceremony event at the Renaissance Convention Center in Marikina City and announced the opening of three new training centers …

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PLDT-Smart builds classrooms for students in Bohol after earthquake in 2013

PLDT-Smart Foundation turned over a one-story, two-unit classroom building courtesy of donations from its employees The classrooms will accommodate Grades 5 and 6 students The school has been tested to stand against possible hazards and calamities For over five years, Grade 1 teacher Maria Cleofe Fuentes of Santa Cruz Elementary School held classes in makeshift rooms. It was in October of 2013 when a 7.2 magnitude earthquake devastated Bohol and destroyed more than 1,200 classrooms all over the province. Said to be the strongest to …

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Win a Php 150K Road Bike with Pru Life’s Virtual Race

Before kicking off PRURide PH 2019, the biggest cycling festival in the country, British life insurer Pru Life UK launched a new competition to get everyone excited. Take your chance in Virtual Race by visiting Pru Life UK’s booths in Festival Mall and Harbor Point Mall to win this year’s most coveted bike, or to sign up for any of PRURide PH 2019’s events. Called Virtual Race, it will have over 300 contenders participate in preliminaries from February to May for a chance to win the …

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Giveback to your Parents this Graduation season

Around this time of the year, graduates are bound to start applying for colleges or their first job. The first few days will be spent lounging at home and counting the gifts they received. This graduation season, Lalamove will make it easy for you to give back to them – the real MVPs of your life. The first few days will be spent lounging at home and counting the gifts they received. Some will get tumblers, neckties, or perhaps, a new pair of socks. But behind …

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Meet Yellow Cab’s So Worth It Squad

Today’s generation of hustlers get a lot of flak by virtue of their age, but if Yellow Cab’s So Worth It Squad is anything to go by, it is that they embody the hunger, grit, and courage needed to make big things happen. Yellow Cab understands what it means to be the challenger and the kind of hustle it takes to realize what Filipinos believe is so worth it.  After securing indie folk-pop band Ben&Ben, Yellow Cab has welcomed eight more personalities to its list of …

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Vicks creates awareness for children infected with HIV with #TouchOfCare campaign

Vicks once again releases another true-to-life story on the transformative power of care, to celebrate the extraordinary stories of the people who have lived it by their actions. This time, it centers on a child infected with HIV and a woman whose love and care paved way for the transformation of both their lives. A strong follow up from its 2018 #TouchOfCare video, Vicks once again releases another true-to-life story on the transformative power of care, to celebrate the extraordinary stories of the people who …

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Toyota Motor Philippines helps Pinoy Para athletes

In the 2000 Paralympic Games held in Sydney, Filipina powerlifter Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta made history when she brought home a bronze medal – a first for the Philippines. But before she brought pride to the country, Dumapong-Ancheta who contracted polio at an early age, used to push her wheelchair to the gym just to attend her trainings, rain or shine. Regular public transportation was a challenge. Today, Dumapong-Ancheta is one of the board members of the Philippine Paralympic Committee (PPC), the national association tasked to develop …

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Never too late to learn: Adult ALS students receive digital learning materials

Since the program’s launch in 2016, a total of 112 School-in-a-Bag packages have been donated to various learning institutions nationwide, 83 of which were turned over in 2018. To date, the Program has benefitted over thirty thousand students and more than a thousand teachers in communities all over the Philippines. Those interested in School-in-a-Bag may email [email protected] or visit www.facebook.com/smartcommunities. As a mother of 10, Jennifer Alarcon is accustomed to sacrificing for the sake of her family. Though she and her husband consistently look for …

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