Federico Pastida, 77, a widower from Kalaong, Maitum in Sarangani province is a regular vendor at the β€œLaray” (Farmers’ Market) on Thursday, 04 June 2020. Pastida grows these products by himself and earns 500 during the β€œLaray” every Thursday from 4 a.m. to 5 p.m. He said the Social Amelioration Program and the rice given by the local government kept him through the General Community Quarantine. β€œBisan tigulang ko pero naningkamot ko nga mabuhi ug dili magsalig sa gobyerno” (Even if I’m old, I strive to live and not depend on government). Photo by BETH N. RAMOS