Picture Story #19: Salute to the Filipino Spirit!

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“Filipinos may be poor… but they are not poor in spirit”

Amidst calamity and disaster, Filipinos still find ways to survive and brings the best out of the situation. Filipinos cannot be defeated by any crisis, but can always rise from the rubble…. with a good spirit!

catching fish amidst the flood for their meal (with smile on his face!).... (self reliance)

catching fish amidst the flood for their meal (with smile on his face!).... (self reliance)

taking a break and comprehending where to start (hope)

taking a break and comprehending where to start (hope)

building foot bridge amidst city street (ingenuity)

building foot bridge amidst city street (ingenuity)

image of mother and child in flood (acceptance)

image of mother and child in flood (acceptance)

cleaning, salvaging what's left.... life must go on.... (endurance)

cleaning, salvaging what's left.... life must go on.... (endurance)

religious procession of the faithful (faith)

religious procession of the faithful (faith)

working together to rebuild the nation (bayanihan or volunteerism)

working together to rebuild the nation (bayanihan or volunteerism)

a school girl going to school in a improvised raft driven by a boy (perseverance)

a school girl going to school in a improvised raft driven by a boy (perseverance)

JUST NOTHING CAN BRING FILIPINO SPIRIT DOWN!

JUST NOTHING CAN BRING THE FILIPINO SPIRIT DOWN!

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