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    • Work That Is Worth Doing

      Posted in Speeches on May 17, 2017

      17 May 2017 Speech at the Social Development Conference: Defining the Terrain, Exploring Pathways College of Social Work and Community Development, UP Diliman Maraming salamat po, maupo po tayong lahat. Dr. Fidel Nemenzo, Vice Chancellor for Research and Development, Professor Jocelyn Caragay, Dean, UP College of Social Work and Community Development, Dr. Emmanuel Luna, Director,


    • VP Leni Joins DepEd’s Brigada Eskwela

      Posted in Press Releases on May 16, 2017

      16 May 2017 Over 30 volunteers from the Office of the Vice President (OVP) led by Vice President Leni Robredo joins the Department of Education’s (DepEd) Brigada Eskwela initiative Tuesday morning. Together with some 250-500 faculty, parents, and barangay members of the Balara Elementary school in Quezon City, volunteers cleaned and repainted classrooms in preparation


    • Equality for Every Woman

      Posted in Speeches on May 16, 2017

      16 May 2017 Speech at the She for She Women’s Forum It is a privilege to be surrounded by so many strong and beautiful women here today, seated beside men who have been supportive to our cause. When women come together for a collective purpose, something powerful truly happens. The outcomes are so much larger


    • Interview at the OVP’s Brigada Eskwela 2017 Initiative

      Posted in Transcripts on May 15, 2017

      16 May 2017 Balara Elementary School, Quezon City, 16 May 2017 Q: Good morning po VP, kumusta po iyong Brigada Eskwela? VP LENI: Maayos naman, mayroong in-assign sa amin na apat na classroom na ayusin, hindi pa siya tapos ngayon pero tingin ko kasi, iyong Brigada Eskwela, dapat hikayatin iyong lahat ng nagpa-participate kasi isa itong community


    • New Study Highlights Status of Food Security and Hunger in PH

      Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2017

      15 May 2017 Despite significant economic growth, hunger and malnutrition remain an issue in the Philippines, especially among the poorest families. This is the new finding of a new study launched on Friday (May 12) at the New World Hotel Makati by Brain Trust, Inc., a sustainable development consultancy based in Manila. The study, which


    • Education for Indigenous Empowerment

      Posted in Speeches on May 15, 2017

      15 May 2017 Speech at the 2017 National Indigenous Peoples Education Festival – Assisi Development Foundation, Pamulaan Center for Indigenous Peoples Education USEP Mintal Campus, Davao City Maraming salamat po. Maupo po tayong lahat. Bago po ako magpatuloy, pagbigay-galang muna po sa mga kasama natin ngayong umaga, sa pangunguna po ng President ng Assisi Development Foundation, Mr. Benjamin


    • BISErbisyong LENI – Episode 1

      Posted in Transcripts on May 14, 2017

      14 May 2017 [GAP 1] ELY: Luzon, Visayas at Mindanao. At ngayon po ay araw ng linggo, Sunday, May 14, 2017. Mga kasama tayo po ay napapakinggan Luzon, Visayas at Mindanao. Ito po ang serbisyon- Bise serbisyong Leni mga kasama. At siyempre, naku importante at napaka-special ang araw na ito sa ating mga kababayan.


    • Interview in University of Southeastern Philippines

      Posted in Transcripts on May 14, 2017

      15 May 2017 Mintal, Davao City Q: Ma’am iyong tulong niyo po sa IP communities, lalo na sa Pamulaan Center, ito lang iyong college ng mga IPs. VP LENI: Kailangan talaga siyang tulungan na malaki, dahil sabi mo nga na siya ang college na parang devoted talaga sa IP education. Tingin natin iyon iyong crucial sa


    • VP Leni Meets with Japanese Officials

      Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2017

      11 May 2017 The Hon. Katsuyuki Kawai, Special Advisor to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, called on VP Leni at the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo yesterday (May 10), at the sidelines of the VP’s visit to Japan to attend the Global Summit of Women. The Hon. Kawai informed VP Leni of Japan’s ongoing and additional


    • VP Leni’s Remarks at the Press Briefing of the Global Summit of Women

      Posted in Speeches on May 11, 2017

      11 May 2017 Grand Prince New Takanawa Hotel, Tokyo, Japan, 11 May 2017 Good morning everyone. It is such a privilege to have been invited by Irene, who is from my own country, to participate in this conference. From the past 27 years, this is the first time I’m attending this, and I’m excited not