Join the INSTA GRAN Photo Contest

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in Updates
Join the INSTA GRAN Photo Contest

CALL FOR ENTRIES Open to photographers and aspiring photographers. Hopefull Magazine is looking for beautiful photographs of people aged 80 and above to feature in its next issue. Your subject could be your parent, grandparent, tito or tita or anyone you know who has the kind of wisdom that only comes with age. Join The […]

Why Do You Do What You Do?

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Stories of Hope
Why Do You Do What You Do?

IN PHOTO: Doc Mae visits a patient during the beginning of The Ruth Foundation’s operations in March 2013. The following is an edited transcript of the speech given by Dr. Mae Corvera during the January 30, 2017 Awarding of Social Welfare Development Agencies by DSWD NCR. During the ceremony, The Ruth Foundation received its 3-year […]

Cook This: Easy Saluyot Lasagna Roll-Ups

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016 in Hopefull Articles
Cook This: Easy Saluyot Lasagna Roll-Ups

Made with calcium and iron-rich saluyot, this casserole is not your same-old lasagna. Recipe by Michal Pasaporte | Photo by Ina Amor Mejia INGREDIENTS Cooked lasagna noodles 2 tbsp olive oil 10 cloves garlic, diced 1 large onion, diced 1/2 kilo ground chicken, turkey or beef 1/2 kilo diced carrots 2 bunches saluyot or jute […]

August 2015 Featured Volunteer: Malou Javier

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in Featured Volunteers
August 2015 Featured Volunteer: Malou Javier

TRF’s Volunteer of the Month for August 2015 is retired teacher Marilou “Malou” Javier. Q&A with MALOU How did you come to volunteer for TRF? Last summer, I searched for a non-government organization (NGO)  via Internet to find an institution where I can serve in Christian missions.  Incidentally, I had a chat with Ms. Michal Pasaporte, an on-line friend, […]

Caring Carols: 2014 Gift Giving

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Updates
Caring Carols: 2014 Gift Giving

Our Christmas Gift-Giving started in December 2013. We would go to identified patients enrolled in The Ruth Foundation’s program and give them a small token– Danish cookies in a tin can. This year we followed through with this Christmas tradition, but with a sweet addition of singing Christmas carols. The song Thank You, Ang Babait […]

July 2014 Featured Volunteer: Noemi Mamaril

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Featured Volunteers
July 2014 Featured Volunteer: Noemi Mamaril

TRF’s Volunteer of the Month for July is private duty nurse Normita “Noemi” Mamaril. Q&A with NOEMI How did you come to volunteer for TRF? I came to know TRF through a Wound Care Seminar the foundation held in partnership with Calmoseptine. What were your expectations as a volunteer? To participate in wound care for the foundation’s referred patients in […]

Meditation and Spiritual Healing Workshop

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Updates
Meditation and Spiritual Healing Workshop

written by: Mikee Pasaporte TRF held its first Meditation and Spiritual Healing Workshop last April 12, 2014,  at the foundation headquarters in Muntinlupa. Led by Dr. Paul Nierva and the TRF staff, the workshop gathered patient-active and trainee volunteers, and is one component of the foundation’s holistic approach to patient care. During the workshop, the […]

The Ruth Foundation: Advocates of Proper Wound Care

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Updates
The Ruth Foundation: Advocates of Proper Wound Care

A Wound Care Seminar, sponsored by Calmoseptine and the World Council of Enterostomal Therapists (WCET), of which The Ruth Foundation is a member, was held last May 19-22, 2014  at the Eurotel in Malate. The seminar was divided into Basic and Intermediate modules, and brought together the Calmoseptine Team from Canada, Dubai, and the Philippines, as […]

June 2014 Featured Volunteer: Edmar Elcarte

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Featured Volunteers
June 2014 Featured Volunteer: Edmar Elcarte

TRF’s Volunteer of the Month for June is palliative nurse Edmar San Jose Elcarte. Q&A with EDMAR How did you come to volunteer for TRF? My application as a volunteer of TRF was an accident. I remembered that day when I simply accompanied my best friend, AJ Amores to the TRF office to visit his friends. […]

May 2014 Featured Volunteer: AJ Amores

Posted by on May 31, 2014 in Featured Volunteers
May 2014 Featured Volunteer: AJ Amores

TRF’s first ever Volunteer of the Month is 23 year old staff nurse Al John “AJ” Amores. Q&A with AJ How did you come to volunteer for TRF? I was invited by a friend to attend the ELNEC training which is a project of the foundation and that’s how I got started in my TRF […]