The Benefits of Sharing Your Blessings

Dec. 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Benefits of Sharing Your Blessings

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Many times in our lives, several circumstances have called us to share a part of ourselves, may it be in the form of an unused clothing, an outdated house decor, or an underutilized yet still-good-to-go toaster. But do you know that the saying “It is in giving that we receive” is absolutely true to all individuals who give heartily? This is because, in one way or another, generosity yields unnoticeable positive effects.

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Cotton Share Extends Help to Yolanda Victims

Nov. 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

These 2 kids are all smiles after receiving their relief bags. Thanks Cotton Share!

The ruins of the super typhoon Yolanda.

The ruins of the super typhoon Yolanda.

The Philippines, specifically the Visayas region, was hit consecutively by two of the most devastating natural disasters this year. It was on October 15, 2013 when the Visayan people experienced a 7.2-magnitude earthquake, which caused the destruction of residences and prominent establishments in Cebu and Bohol. Early this November, while recovering from the calamity, the Visayans was yet again tested by the wrath of nature when the deadly, category 5 super typhoon Yolanda (international name “Haiyan”) ravaged the area, leaving nothing but destruction, hopelessness and sufferings. More…

7.2 Earthquake in Bohol Affects Thousands

Nov. 05, 2013 | 0 Comments

7.2 Earthquake in Bohol Affects ThousandsThis is not my first time to do relief operations in calamity-stricken areas. Often, these events unfold parts of my unexplored inner personhood, usually awaken emotions which I opt to hide as much as I can. Mixed feelings of sadness over loss of life and historically celebrated landmarks…annoyed at some greedy-for-popularity-politicians-and-officials…excited to call family and friends and pool anything to help the victims, consumed me as days after the October 15, 2013 earthquake of 7.2 magnitude hit Cebu and Bohol provinces in Central Visayas. More…

Hope Despite the Loss: An Earthquake Victim’s Story

Nov. 04, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hope Despite the Loss: An Earthquake Victim’s StoryThe Cotton Care staff  held a debriefing session after the distribution of relief goods. The said activity is one great way to provide the earthquake victims an opportunity to vent their emotions by sharing their experiences during and after the 7.2-magnitude earthquake. Some of the people who shared their stories are Benigna Silagan and her daughter, Vic Silagan, residents of Tent # 3 of the vacating area in Barangay Baang, Catigbian, Bohol. More…

Azaza Lends a Hand to Bohol Earthquake Victims

Nov. 04, 2013 | 0 Comments

Azaza Lends a Hand to Bohol Earthquake Victims“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

Not only does this adage applies when one is on his way to pursue his dreams but also in instances when one extends a helping hand to others in need. When hope seems uncertain and helplessness is everywhere, one can truly make a change if he comes out from his comfort zone and tries to reverse the effects of misery. More…

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