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    Some Ways in Which You Can Help Make the World a Better Place

    They say that charity starts at home, but where exactly does your home end? Is your street not your home, or your neighborhood or even your city? And in that respect, isn’t your country your home, and from there even the world? Most of us have a philanthropic nature, although we may express that in different ways. What matters, however, is the ripple effect: whatever good you do, no matter how small, has the potential to grow into something bigger. So what are some of the things that you can do to make the world a better place? Let’s take a look at some ideas, none of which need to…

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    Coca-Cola Empowers Women Sari-Sari Store Owners

    Coca-Cola launched their campaign that aims to empower women entrepreneurs who are sari-sari store owners. They wanted to highlight the roles of these women as the pillars of the Coca-Cola business.   The Sari-Sari Store Training and Access to Resources (STAR) Program, locally known as the Coke-Hapinoy STAR Program which is a joint project of Coca Cola Philippines and Hapinoy MicroVentures Foundation and in collaboration with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), was launched to help address the most common barriers to success women entrepreneurs’ face. Through this program, they aim to help women sari-sari store owners by giving them access to business skills training courses, financial services and…

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    Make a Child Happy with SM Bears of Joy by SM Cares!

    In the past four consecutive years, SM Supermalls has given their shoppers the opportunity to make a child happy through the SM Bears of Joy charity program by SM Cares, a division of SM Foundation, and the CSR arm of SM Prime Holdings. Inc. For 200 pesos, you can buy 2 cuddly bears, one will be given to you while the other will be given to a less fortunate child. Each SM Supermalls nationwide has partnered with an orphanage or charity institution. At the end of the campaign, all collected bears will be given to the children of these partnered orphanage or charity institution. In this joyous season of giving…

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    Preparing for PMC Chairty Event 2012

    Last Monday night, a few Cagayan de Oro based members of Pinay Mommies Community and I gathered up to pack goods for our upcoming Charity Event this coming Saturday, July 14, 2012. Our group has organized a charity event that will benefit families who were victims of Typhoon Sendong last December 17, 2011. These chosen families still live in shelters constructed inside a basketball court up to this very day. More Photos HERE. We prepared hygiene care packs containing laundry powders, bath soaps, shampoos, dishwashing liquids and fabric conditioners courtesy of P&G e.Studyante Program. Thank you, P&G e.Studyante for being a part of this! I would also like to personally…