villar foundation celebrates the month of the ocean

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The Villar Foundation, helmed by Managing Director Cynthia Villar, joins this month’s Month of the Ocean celebration through an afternoon of renewed commitment in protecting + preserving the environment with a series of activities that allowed all participants to foster volunteerism + show their support to our Mother Nature. This year’s theme, Buhay Dagat, Buhay Natin, encompasses the many roles our coastline and oceans play in the development of societies + civilizations, as well as putting much stress on the need to protect + preserve these marine habitats, as well as the ecosystems + other creatures that dwell in them which are now slowly destroyed because of misuse, abuse + urbanization.

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Mrs. Villar, who also gained much accolade in her works with The Las Piñas Sagip Ilog Program, + have since then turn wastes like coconut husks + waterlilies into livelihood projects that the jobless women of the city participated in {remember Divine from the tvc?}, proudly enthused in a later interview that a lot of people have continuously helped them in their cause to clean up the coastline in LPPCHEA, with volunteer groups, the church, + students from Las Piñas + nearby areas pitching in, too, + that the coastline has greatly improved since then. In fact, traces of seaweeds + other marine life forms are now beginning to thrive again in this part of the coastline, we even came across a fisherman carrying his haul for the day which is made up of alamangs {little shrimps} + talangka. These wares manong said will be sold to buy food for his table, some will also be cooked for the family’s dinner for that day.

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