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Urban poor hold own SONA, describe Aquino’s first year as the worst for urban poor

Posted on 17 July 2011 by admin

QUEZON CITY–With only a week before Aquino’s Second State of the Nation Address, urban poor leaders from Metro Manila hold its own State of the Urban Poor (SO

UP) 2011 in Brgy. Old Balara spearheaded by militant group Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (KADAMAY). Leona Zarsuela, the group’s national chairperson, describes the event as an act to mock Aquino’s poverty alleviation program as millions of Filipino families become poorer during his first year in office.

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