Community Pantry Over the Pandemic Strikes Attention

Surprisingly, on the 397th day of lockdown in the pandemic-stricken Philippines, a demonstration of individuals’ fortitude in various pieces of the country: local area storerooms to help the hungry. The first sprung up along Maginhawa Street around there. It didn’t take the public authority or an association; simply a concerned resident and a bamboo truck.

Two days after the exertion, the thought appeared somewhere else in Diliman, Sampaloc, and even Laguna. For officials, the collective storerooms are just proof of the public government’s powerlessness to deal with its own kin in the midst of the pandemic.

Talking in a meeting circulated over DZBB Super Radyo, Sen. Panfilo Lacson considered them an indication of edginess, noticing that individuals can at this point don’t depend on the public authority to help them.

Because of the primary storerooms that were set up, the Palace lauded the thought and required the public’s participation. It likewise utilized the chance to highlight the money and material guide circulated under the public authority’s Social Amelioration Program. The rise of local area storerooms is praiseworthy. It represents the Filipino bayanihan soul during this difficult season of Covid-19.

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