Ang community pantries ay kabaligtaran ng tikom na kamay na bakal ng gubyerno.
Tags: hunger in the Philippines
The A4K said that in the first 100 days, the next president should stop Lumad killings, bring justice to the victims of the Kidapawan carnage and provide meaningful support for farmers affected by El Nino.
“Didn’t the farmers of Escalante shout for land, rice, and better working conditions? And what did the government do? Just like the Kidapawan farmers, they were fed with bullets.
“Families living in urban poor communities provide and feed their families with the meagre income they earn. Most of these families subsist on noodles and rice to get by.”
They have stolen the vote; they are stealing taxpayers’ money; they have been stealing the lives of those whose only sin is to work for the common good; and they continue stealing what is left of our national pride. If we let them get away with it, the shame will be on us all. BY…
“Kumakalam ang tiyan,” “mahapdi ang sikmura,” and “namumuti ang mata sa gutom” are all expressions pertaining to hunger. That there are so many of them in Filipino indicates how prevalent hunger is among Filipinos. Meanwhile, the most commonly eaten food today – noodles and streetfoods such as isaw (grilled chicken intestine) – are not enough…