Friday, November 20th, 2015
“If the government really wants to uplift us from our impoverished conditions, why did it have to wait for an Apec? They could have helped us long before.”
Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
“The removal and detention of homeless and impoverished residents from where they live and work without due process is a violation of their basic human rights.”
Monday, October 12th, 2015
The urban poor group Kadamay said the demolition was meant to pave way for the construction of "Cloverleaf," a high-end business and residential complex owned by a big real estate company Ayala Land.
Friday, July 10th, 2015
“Building resilience and adaptive capacity of the poor to climate change should therefore include providing living wages, regular jobs, more viable livelihood and social services to the poor.”
Sunday, June 28th, 2015
“It is because of poverty that they do not have enough capacity to purchase materials and equipment to ensure their safety in times of disaster.”
Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Seven out of ten Filipinos rate themselves as poor, according to the latest survey of independent think tank Ibon Foundation.
Friday, June 12th, 2015
“People who make a living selling cooked food and making shrimp paste complain that their customers stopped buying their wares because of the coal dust.”
Monday, June 8th, 2015
Kadamay said 16 urban poor leaders had been killed under the Aquino administration. The latest victim, Benilda Santos, was shot dead in Quezon City on May 22.
Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
"The government prioritizes private business ventures instead of appropriating lands for affordable housing projects.”
Thursday, May 14th, 2015
“We are not criminals! We are humans and we have the right to livelihood!”
Thursday, April 30th, 2015
People who held vigil at the Indonesian embassy for Mary Jane Veloso are just like her, hopeful to find better lives, and justice.