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Month: April 2021

Maginhawa Community Pantry

Community Pantry | How It Got Started in the Philippines?

The initiative along Maginhawa Street, Quezon City, has been replicated in neighborhoods and barangays across the country. Patricia Non, a resident of Quezon City, had to temporarily close down her small business due to the series of lockdowns imposed in Metro Manila. But what started as a small gesture for others who are also grappling …

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Mayana plant

HOME GARDEN | This quarantine MADE some very nice gardens happen

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic forced governments around the world to impose lockdowns. Home gardening has become a popular initiative among affected households, especially in the Philippines. Doing a Google trend analysis reveals a dramatic increase in interest in the search term “how to plant” at the beginning of the pandemic. Filipinos who were not …

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