My favorite memory in high school are all the times I’ve spent with my barkada. We’ve been friends for six years now. Our parents are also close friends so even if we live away from one another, it’s ok for us to visit. We always hangout, window shop and I love how I can talk to them anything under the sun. We always tease each other about boys and our crushes. What I love about our group is we are all achievers. We’re always given academic awards and mostly excel. We are all competitive and we use this as a motivation to push each other to aim high. Now that we are entering college, I’m the only one who is moving to a different university. I feel sad about it and I miss them a lot. We rarely go out recently because we are preparing for the upcoming classes. I decided to go to state university because of the course that I’m taking and our financial limitations.
Kung hindi ako mag-aaral manahi, sino ang bubuhay sa mga apo ko? Ako ang sumusuporta sa anim, ako ang nagpapa-aral sa kanila. Minsan inaabot ako ng madaling araw sa pagrerepair ng mga damit. . . . Read More
Meet Johana, a student at both Ramon Avanceña High School and Metro Manila Islamic Institute, an Islamic religious school or Madrasa. This future journalist lives in Quiapo "Napili ako ng teacher . . . Read More
Of the many collections I have in our home, these medals are my favorite. These medals represent the achievements of my children in Math, English, and Madrasa while they were in elementary. They may . . . Read More
Meet Samaya and her favorite beautician, Teresita – to whom she entrust her trims, cuts, and even color. Teresita: Anong kuwento ang gusto mo? Maraming intriga rito sa parlor, maraming cheche . . . Read More
In the long life I’ve lived, I’ve had two husbands. The first one died from an illness. When I married my second husband, we already had our own children so we became one very big family. Almost . . . Read More
I was hesitant to apply for work after graduation. My cousin got rejected countless times on various jobs because of our religion. This disheartened me. I doubted if Iloilo was the right place for me . . . Read More