Rappler's latest stories on social development
How parents can help their young children develop healthy social skills
Social development skills are just as important as cognitive skills when learning
Activists slam arrest of 13 church, dev't workers in GenSan
'These individuals were arrested with no weapon on them but their laptops, pens, and papers,' says Deacon Allan Khen Apus of Iglesia Filipina Independiente and convenor of Movement Against Tyranny-Northern Mindanao
Why development work is more than just the numbers
Development and aid workers should realize that in our effort to provide solutions to poverty we always give face to these numbers
Davao del Sur gov Cagas charged over PDAF scam
Davao del Sur Governor Douglas Cagas is accused of pocketing P9.3 million in public funds through the pork barrel scam when he was a congressman
Baterina of Ilocos charged over PDAF scam
The Ombudsman drops charges against former budget secretary and now Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr
After DENR's mining audit, what happens now?
Environment Secretary Gina Lopez is proposing an area development approach that will help take care of resources in mining areas
Lopez tells big mining firms to improve community dev’t programs
Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says she wants the DENR mining firms and the host community to jointly manage the Social Development and Management Program fund
2 more ex-congressmen face PDAF scam charges before Sandigan
Former representatives Alvin Sandoval Malabon Navotas and Arrel Olaño Davao del Norte join the growing list of officials charged before the Sandiganbayan in line with the PDAF scam
Education and the Internet for a sustainable PH
Better ICT access means better education for all
Social Dev't Celebration: CSOs to converge for inclusive growth
Civil society continues to have an active role in the Philippines Many civil society organizations are involved in grassroots work policy and advocacy work and reform agendas
Is there an 'objective' way to assess the State of the Nation?
What would be crucial is for government to adopt long term targets so that empirical performance of governments may be compared across time in relation to these long term targets
What ever happened to that kid on the street?
In anticipation of the International Day for Street Children on April 12 the world asks What would you change about your streets?
Spoiler alert for the would-be volunteer
All these frustrations will sear in you that there is more to volunteer service than just heart warming stories
Rival NGOs beat Napoles in House 'pork barrel'
Napoles may be the poster queen of pork barrel, but she does not have a monopoly of the PDAF of House members