Teacher and Baker Begun Bartering to Help Poor Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
A teacher and a baker have begun bartering to help the less-fortunate people amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus disease have already spreads in different countries all around the world, which infects millions of people and took thousands of lives. The pandemic does not only affect public’s health but also the global economy.
The health crisis also affects the livelihoods of thousands of Filipino people putting them under the line of poverty. A lot of people have already started to trade their valuables for food and other basic commodities.
Recently, a Facebook user named Jennifer Vedua has shared her photos while bartering her cake products to help the less-fortunate people. The baker aims to help those who cannot afford her cakes.
Vedua who is a baker from Binangonan, Rizal bartered her cakes for personal beauty products, bag, and conditioner. She also expressed to help her fellow Filipinos amid the health crisis.
“Iniisip ko na tulong ko na rin sa mga magulang na hindi afford bumili ng cake para sa mga anak nila dahil nagtitipid lalo na sa oras ng krisis na kinakaharap ng mundo” Vedua said.
The lady baker owns Sweet Fairy Cakes and Eatery and has been already baking for five years.
Laur, Nueva Ecija teacher Analiza Moises Guerrero is also bartering her plants in exchange of bond papers to help the students with their studies.
“Nakita ko po kasi na magkakaroon kami ng kakulangan sa bond paper dahil sa patuloy na pagdami ng aming mag-aaral. Ramdam ko po na kahit may budget mula sa gobyerno ay kukulangin ito,” Guerrero said.
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