For 10 years now, Christine Porciuncula, an entrepreneur from Valenzuela City, has been battling end-stage renal disease. While she says the mental stress stemming from her condition is challenging enough, getting by with her erratic income is another story. Much of her budget is used to cover medical expenses. Money easily goes down the drain continue reading : EXPLAINER: Universal Health Care Law and what it means to PH development
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Poverty Statistics
Base sa Republic Act 8425 o Social Reform and Poverty Alleviation Act na isinabatas noong December 11, 1997, kabilang sa mga itinuturing na mahihirap ang mga indibidwal at pamilya na kumikita nang mas mababa sa poverty threshold o yung mga walang kakayahang tugunan ang mga pangunahing pangangailangan o “minimum basic needs” para mabuhay.