Globe customers raise P1.9M for Typhoon Odette survivors

Globe customers have raised P1,925,284 worth of Globe and TM Rewards points to help survivors of Typhoon Odette, sending critical aid to families reeling from the impact of the deadly December storm. The donations have been turned over to Globe’s partner organizations — the Ayala Foundation, GMA Kapuso Foundation, and Rise Against Hunger Philippines.  Such …

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World Vision lauds new Philippine law prohibiting Child Marriage  

Globally, 12 million girls are married before the age of 18 each year[I]. Despite the recent decline in its prevalence, the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact to families have placed children—especially girls—at a higher risk of being forced into marriage to make ends meet. Studies have shown that marrying at an early age hinders children …

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Artists laud Vice President Leni Robredo’s quick response to areas affected by Typhoon Odette

Artists and movie stars have lauded Vice President Leni Robredo's hands-on leadership and efforts to help people affected by Typhoon Odette in various areas of the country. On her Instagram page, actress/TV host Kris Aquino praised Robredo for always on top of the situation when it comes to calamities. Aquino said she's been coordinating with …

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5 Tips for Businesses to Achieve a Plastic Pollution-Free Christmas  

Plastic pollution in the Philippines has already reached an alarming rate and continues to be one of the top environmental challenges for the country and the rest of the globe. According to a report released by WWF-Philippines in 2020, Filipinos consume a yearly average of 20kg of plastics, from which 15.43kg/cap/year becomes waste. Insufficient recycling …

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Children remind peers about online safety  

Adhering to local hygiene protocols and social distancing, children in some World Vision communities in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao gathered to teach and learn about online safety to prevent online abuses and sexual exploitation of children. Using the hashtag term “#MayForeverOnline”, children and youth leaders led the orientation about online safety, reminding their peers to …

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World Vision launches emergency appeal as Typhoon Odette leaves thousands of families affected in the Visayas

In the aftermath of Typhoon Odette (international name Rai), World Vision in the Philippines mobilizes its team to dispatch and respond to the emergency as several provinces in southern Philippines are left with destroyed homes and thousands of families displaced. “Our house lost the entire second floor because of Typhoon Odette. I felt fear and …

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World Vision’s Noche Buena Campaign Shares the Joy of Christmas to the Most Vulnerable Children

World Vision is once again bringing the holiday spirit to our most vulnerable children and their families as it continues its annual Christmas tradition with the Noche Buena campaign. Since 2006, Christmas has been celebrated by World Vision’s supported children and their community with joyful memories of the generosity of sponsors and donors through the …

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Globe ambassadors BLACKPINK calls for fans’ support in climate action movement

Globe ambassadors BLACKPINK have lent their voices to the call for climate action. During the recent UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, the Korean mega-group addressed global leaders and audiences to come together in taking action in the ongoing fight against climate change. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pJ1oD-OXZo In a video message presented during COP26, BLACKPINK’s members …

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Hidilyn Diaz and Jollibee support Filipino athletes to reach their dreams

Many know Hidilyn Diaz as the first Filipino Olympic gold medal winner, but few know how hard the road was for this champion weightlifter before she reached her dream. Having started weightlifting at age eleven, Hidilyn took years of practice, hard work, and grit to overcome the challenges that came her way. She even had …

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Inclusive SDGs Resiliart Earthsaving Event in Manila to finally happen this December

After being rescheduled three times from May 2020 because of the ongoing pandemic, the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goal) Resiliart Earthsaving event in Manila will finally push through on December 2 - 10. This was announced during its press conference that happened on November 10, 2021 at the Manila Hotel. Present at the event were former …

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