‘I gave myself freedom’: Blind online writer aspires to help PWD community

Angelo Brian Peliño, 23, has been blind for 12 years. He is also afflicted with a hearing impairment. But his condition did not hinder him from fulfilling his dream. “It’s just themselves they have to deal with. Kung hindi mo kikilalanin ang sarili mo at kaya mong gawin, mahihirapan ka,” he said. (If you don’t ...

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Millenial volunteers brave martial law in Mindanao, bring school treats for kids

Millenial volunteers brave martial law in Mindanao, bring school treats for kids

Despite the crossfire gripping Marawi City and the declaration of martial law in Mindanao, no fear had ceased the passion, determination and courage of 17 millennial volunteers...


 

Coconuts Manila Interviews

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