Twiga, clothing company for a cause

There are times I don’t feel guilty spending, and one of those times is spending on something that supports a cause, like buying items from Twiga, a clothing company for a cause, that brings awareness about important issues and cares for homeless people. “Spread awareness, spark conversation,” this is the motivation behind the messages of…

Ways to reduce your waste

It’s been a decade since my daughter and I joined the world in recognizing the importance of taking part in keeping our world a better place to be. Literally, by being litter-conscious, we consider every day as Earth Day. The amount of trash in the world is alarming. According to worldcounts.com, every year we dump…

Dr. Arlyn Jawad-Jumao-as: The Mama Doc of Basilan

“We the people of Basilan will save Basilan,” she says confidently, when I first met her at the Clinica de Lamitan. A true blooded Basileña, Dr. Arlyn Jawad Jumao-as is on a mission of giving hope and help heal the children of war in Basilan, Philippines to be better individuals in the future through the…