On December 15, 2020, AWH distributed 17 sacks filled with 272 pieces of brown coconuts and homegrown ube yams to the three nearby indigent camps (Usting 1, 2 and Camp Hope).
The indigent settlers said that they will utilize the coconut milk to make popular Filipino rice desserts and other meals this coming Christmas and New Year season.
They said that the cost of coconut milk increases during the holiday season due to high demand and this provision was highly appreciated.
Update on January 14, 2021
AWH delivered sacks of brown coconuts and bananas to Usting 1 & 2 in Alfonso.
The indigent residents said they enjoy the tasty coconut milk which is added to their rice and vegetables meals.
AWH harvested another bunch of bananas and decided to share them to the 2 camps.
The children also enjoyed the bread we brought.
Update on January 29, 2021
Several chunks of logs were picked up by 3 residents from nearby indigent camp who are selling taho (tofu) for their livelihood. The firewood will be used to cook taho as their primary source of income to sustain the needs of their families.
Update on March 5, 2021
AWH assisted the taho (tofu) vendors in Camp Hope with firewoods.
The pieces of logs they picked up on March 5, 2021 are perfectly dried firewood logs were picked up to cook soybeans for taho making.
It was much appreciated especially during the Covid-10 pandemic.
Update on May 14, 2021
Three residents of Camp Hope (nearby indigent settlers) visited again and picked up bundles of large firewood.
The firewood will be used for cooking soybean to make taho (tofu). In this pandemic they use firewood even for cooking their meals since the LPG gas cost has soared.
Their activities for work were limited when the strictest Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) status was declared last month and made no income.