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Showing posts with label Cordilleran Honesty. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cordilleran Honesty. Show all posts

Monday, June 6, 2022

Honest Igorot kid from Benguet returns lost smartphone to owner

Photo Courtesy || BCPO Tourist Police

Cordillera - A kid from Buguias, Benguet has been praised for his honesty after returning a lost phone to the owner. 

The honest kid, Khurt Oloan, found the smartphone Samsung A50 at Burnham park and immediately turned it over to the tourist police who was roving the area. 

The phone which was later turned over to Lizel Damasco, the owner of the said phone who visited Baguio from Bukidnon.

Netizens in the online community were quick to appreciate the simple act of honesty of Mr. Oloan.

"A character that is to be valued and practiced by new generations now. Salute to you balong. God bless you," Sheryll said.

"Wow, so proud for you balong, Kudos to you and to you family. A lot of blessings shall be showered upon you. God bless and stay safe," another netizens commented.

READ ALSO: 11-year-old honest kid from Ifugao returns Php102,000 cash he found

Many also commended the parents of the kid who raise him to be honest. 

"Jan natin makikita na may naituro sa kanya ang kanyang mga magulang, I'm proud of u kid, and also to ur parents who teach u to become an honest son/person. Sana hindi yan mawawala sayo hanggang sa pagtanda mo, keep safe and God Bless u," Dhan said.

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Sunday, April 10, 2022

Honest Grade 10 student in Baguio returns P13,236 cash he found

Photo Courtesy || Baguio PIO

Cordillera - A Grade 10 student in Baguio city has returned a lost cash he found to the rightful owner. 

Ronald P. Alban, a high school student of Pines City National High School (PCNHS) found a small zip lock plastic containing cash amounting to P13,236 without any owner's information or identification. 

Mr. Alban brought the money to the Barangay GEFA Lower QM and sought the assistance of the barangay officials to look for the owner of the said cash. 

READ ALSO: Honest Passenger and Driver from Tublay return Php400,000 lost cash to a former OFW

The official were able to found the owner and returned the cash. 

On April 4, 2022, the city government of Baguio awarded a resolution of commendation to Mr. Alban because of his honesty, uprightness and integrity. 

In the photo below, city officials led by Vice Mayor Faustino Olowan handed a certification of commendation to Mr. Alban during a flag raising rites.

Photo Courtesy || Baguio PIO

Mr. Alban's act of honesty and being a good citizen of Baguio city should be emulated by all.

The large amount of money has no name of proof of ownership, yet he still chose to do what was right. 

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Sunday, January 30, 2022

Honest Taxi Driver Returns Lost Cash worth P100,000 left in his car

Photo Courtesy || Digway TV

Cordillera - Another honest Cordilleran taxi driver deserves our commendation for his honesty in returning cash that was accidentally left inside his car by a passenger. 

Mr. Marcial Diclas, a native of Mankayan, Benguet did not hesitate to find a way to return a lost cash worth P100,000 to the respective owner. 

According to the owner, Mr Ruel Masantoc, he was very tired that day so he accidentally forgot the cash inside that taxi driven by Mr. Diclas. 

Indeed, Mr Diclas honesty is another testament to the innate values of the Cordilleran and trying the live with the culture of Inayan.

The act of honesty shown by Mr. Diclas will also elevate the status of taxi drivers in the Cordilleras and will also serve as a good example to be followed by all taxi drivers. 

Taxi drivers in the region are known for their honesty particularly in returning cash and valuable items that were left by passengers inside their cars.

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Monday, August 30, 2021

Honest lady in Ifugao returns P171,000 to rigthful owner

Photo Courtesy || KMPS

Cordillera - An honest lady from Ifugao province returns lost cash amounting to Php171,000 pesos to the rightful owner. 

Miss Joan H. Habawil, a restaurant helper found the cash when she was working in his uncle's restaurant at Awa, Julongan in Tinoc, Ifugao. 

Instead of secretly keeping the money for herself, the principled lady told her uncle about the incident and decided to turn over the huge fortune to the Kiangan Municipal Police Station. 

By the help of the officers, the cash was returned to the rightful owner Mr. Dagway B. Kitungan, a resident of Impugong, Tinoc. 

Ms. Habawil honesty has been praised online after her good deeds of displaying honest act of returning the money. 

In our situation today that we are suffering from the bad effect of the pandemic, the good deeds of Ms. Habawil can inspire and motivate us to be honest despite the struggles in life.

The KMPS commended Habawil's honesty in its Facebook Page:

God bless and More Blessings to Mr.Albano Tuguinay and Ms.Joan Habawil of Julongan Kiangan Ifugao who turned-over a cash amounting to Php 171,000.00 to Mr.Junior Baguilat Kitungan (owner) of Tinoc,Ifugao at Kiangan MPS Poblacion,Kiangan,Ifugao.

Said cash was found at about 11:50 AM of August 28,2021, at SJS restaurant at Awa,Julongan,Ifugao.Kuddos to the good kindhearted persons who found the money. May your tribe increase Mam/Sir.!



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Monday, July 19, 2021

11-year-old honest kid from Ifugao returns Php102,000 cash he found

Photo Courtesy || DepEd Ifugao

Cordillera - A five grader young student from Ifugao has returned a lost big amount of money to the rightful owner.

11-year-old Denard B. Uy-uyon, a learner of Panutbtuban Elementary School, Asipulo District in Ifugao immediately turned over a big cash in the amount of P102,450 to his teachers when he found it.

The teachers then contacted the rightful owner of to return the money. 

Meanwhile, netizens have expressed their admiration to Denard's simple act of honesty for returning something he doesn't own.

He could have kept the money and used it to buy things he wanted but he decided to turned over to his teachers to be given to the rightful owner. 

Denard's had been taught very well by his parents, relatives and teachers the value of honesty.

A netizen commented, " Every person should follow the honesty of this kid. He is very young but very honest. Unlike others, instead of working hard, they steal. That's why their kids become thieves."

"Wow good news!, That's an admirable kid. Rare are the kids who are honest nowadays. Good bless you a thousand folds," one netizen commented.

Indeed, Denard is one of the many Cordilleran kid who exemplify the Igorot culture of "Inayan". 

The "Inayan" culture among the Igorots signifies the fear to the Supreme Being. 

It helps prevent a person from doing things that are unpleasant and not good like consuming and owning something that does not belong to you.

Mabuhay ka Denard.

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Honest iKalinga woman returns lost P98,000 cash to owner

Photo Courtesy || Pearl Domalleg Namar

Cordillera - An honest iKalinga woman has returned to the owner a bundle of cash worth P98,000 that she found.

Pearl Domalleg Namar, a real state agent and a native of Mangali, Tanudan posted on her social media account the money that she found and called the attention of the owner to contact her. 

According to Namar, she was standing in front of JVA Hospital in Bulanao and waiting for a taxi when she noticed a bundle of money left at the side of the road. 

Namar's conscience kicked in and what came to her mind is to return the money so she immediately posted on her Facebook account the lost money.

She believed that the money is intended to be used for someone's hospitalization because she found it near the vicinity of JVA Hospital.

"Iti adda iti panunut ko, nu ngay mausar nu ma-opera diay tao, ta batog garud iti hospital. Ti panpanutek ket nu ngay pang emergency use na piman. Konsensiya mon a diay," Namar said via gurupress-cordillera.

Meanwhile netizens, expressed their admirations to the act of honesty by Namar. 

One netizen said, "God bless you ma'am Pearl Domalleg Namar,...more blessing to come. 

Another one said, "This woman should be given award for her honesty and not those politicians showing plaque of appreciation".

The honesty of Ma'am Namar is a testament to the Cordilleran culture of "Inayan" which prohibits anyone from consuming or taking anything that he/she does not own. 

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