Two mothers speak on how micro savings has become their dependable ally during these trying times. The uncertainties that came with the global health pandemic led to financial stress that altered the lifestyle of many Filipinos. For close to two years since the global COVID-19 pandemic started, many lost their jobs and had to make do with what little savings they have stashed away. A study titled, “State of Banking and Financial Wellness” commissioned by
It’s the first of the month! Only that it’s also the 11th month of the year. What felt like centuries when we were at the beginning of this pandemic, with all the lockdown and restrictions, indeed has transformed into our new normal. As if we’ve been doing this ever since and time flew just like that. Nevertheless, every day is still a new day. And I today want to share something that I didn’t expect
World Savings Day usually falls on the 30th of October and has since been observed by actively encouraging more people to start saving. While Halloween gets majority of the attention during this timeframe, savings banks would work with schools, corporations and/or different associations in spreading the idea and importance of saving. Steadily, the practice has grown since its first establishment way back 1934 during the 1st International Savings Bank Congress. Not gonna lie, I just
A teleconsult website that promises to make medical consultations easy and convenient for many Filipinos was finally launched today, October 20. QURE.ph, an all-Filipino-made website, provides a platform for online video consultations, connects doctors and patients for easy scheduling of appointments, and makes available a directory of pharmacies and other health and wellness providers. QURE.ph offers a free platform for doctors who want to expand their services via teleconsult amid increasing demand for virtual consultation.
As a self-proclaimed hardcore fangirl, I also admit I am not that knowledgeable when it comes to music technicalities. I remember seeing a meme on Facebook about a set of notes that says, “What an inspirational message.” And when I asked my musically-inclined friend, she said that it only shows the word CABBAGE when you read the notes. I got curious but of course, it would take a lot of time to actually digest everything.
The pandemic clearly showed us that not all heroes wear capes. We have our economic frontliners who make our lives easier and safer. They are the delivery riders, construction workers, and market vendors, among others. As the most festive season of the year nears, essential workers prepare for busier days ahead. They expect larger volumes of delivery, more traffic in grocery stores, and higher demand for their services. To get them going through their day,
Two years since I started working from home as per compliance with quarantine guidelines in the Philippines and I must say, I have developed some habits far from what I have been doing pre-pandemic. Comparing WFH and on-site work can be difficult for one has what the other lacks but if I were to choose, as of now, I’d rather continue working from home where I am closer to my family. Aside from that, I
YAMANG Bukid Healthy Products Inc. (YBHPI) opens the final quarter of the year with a major celebration as it formally welcomes veteran actress Carmi Martin into the family as official brand ambassador of Insulin Plant Tea – the company’s latest healthy product. Yamang Bukid Healthy Products Inc (YBHPI) is the company behind the country’s No. 1 turmeric tea brand, the Yamang Bukid Turmeric 10-in-1. Yamang Bukid Insulin Plant Tea is made from the leaves of
September 2021 – Providing much needed access to education to the Filipino youth, Bukas, a tech-enabled education financing platform, widens its reach with new partner institutions from private universities such as De La Salle University, University of Asia and the Pacific, Panpacific University, Technological Institute of the Philippines, St. Louis University, Colegio de Dagupan, St. Paul University – Quezon City, Baliuag University, and University of the Visayas, to more specialized schools like SoFA Design Institute,
SEPTEMBER 9, 2021 — On Pray.com app’s virtual launch, Gary Valenciano shares about the power of prayer and how, in most cases God answers his in ways he would not have expected but turnes out to be exactly what he needed to hear. The total performer from the Philippines is about to channel his “pure energy” towards a new endeavor as the world’s number 1 app for daily prayer and Bible-based audio content, chose him