Under sweltering afternoon heat (39C), farmers in Barangay San Felipe, Ilagan City, harvest and dry white corn. Their labor symbolizes resilience and hope amid challenging conditions. INSET- With unwavering determination, Aling Esme and other locals tirelessly separate corn kernels, turning nature’s bounty into native delicacies-”Kinulti,” “Kakanin,” and cornstarch. Maize holds the promise of sustenance and prosperity for their community.

Photo by Tsidkenu Denise Fernandez Ignacio -UB Intern/ABN

Amianan Balita Ngayon