Peso values Money bag = 100,000 Yellow = 100 White = 10
PoorMiddle-ClassWealthy Basic wooden house (limited electricity) Bike Cell phone Low paid or no job Basic wooden fishing boat to collect food Some medical services/ no health insurance Primary education/some secondary education Shared toilets within the community Shared water wells Note: you have no insurance, no remittances, no social security or government funded benefits. Strong house Second hand car Reasonably paid job TV Computer Can afford most medical expenses Have some insurance Remittances (money) received from family overseas Access to primary, secondary and tertiary education Access to clean water, private toilets and food Strong concrete house Modern/new car Well-paid job / business owner TV, computer, radio, ipad Cell phone Nice clothes Overseas holidays Maid Nanny Can meet all medical expenses Extensive home, contents and health insurance Private education including primary, secondary and tertiary. Access to clean water, private toilets and food
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8r2bC8d2Cxc&list=PLxOwILcku SEXMJOfeppdM4vn6ryln1Htz The Leban’s Story
PoorMiddle ClassWealthy House destroyed P1000 Cost of tarpaulin for temporary shelter P50 Boat destroyed P200 Community sanitation system damaged. Need to purchase anti-septic liquid and buckets. P80 Community water supply damaged. Need to purchase safe drinking water for a week. P200 Medical fees from family members physically injured from debris during the typhoon (no health insurance) P800 Funeral costs P850 Damage to the exterior of the house P2500 (You pay excess of P500) Damage to garden P300 (You pay excess of P100) Loss of wages P500 Childcare costs: P1000 Cost of contacting relatives: P20 Contaminated water supply means you need to purchase bottled water for several days: P200 You have some food supplies in your cupboards. You buy some food. P100 Minor damage to the exterior of the house P1000 (covered by insurance) Damage to garden P200 (covered by insurance) Phone calls to overseas relatives who are concerned P20 Increased childcare P1000 Need to replace contaminated water supply with bottled water for several days. P200 Power is down but you can run your own generator for 2 weeks. P250 You have food supplies for two weeks in your cupboards.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGwuq7IVmF0 Caritas in the Philippines