Thursday, October 15, 2015

Six-word stories about coastal poverty

Namalakaya. Dinayo. Dinaya. Nalugi. Nagdinamita. Namatay. - Celestino

Larger boats came, our community died. - Aquino

No-build zone. No livelihood. Instant death. - Tison

Pumalaot para sa biyaheng walang katiyakan. - Marin

Pumalaot siya para mabuhay. Iniuwing bangkay. - Allerite

Fishing everyday. Still nothing to eat. - R. Dela Cruz

There was storm. They never returned. - Pamoso

Mangingisdang gipit. Pumalaot. Nakahuli. Nagbenta. Nalugi. - Cuya

Declining incomes and increasing financial insecurity. - Valdez

Fishing boats "capsized" by financial debt. - Olmo

Fisherfolks drowned by debt and waves. - Olmo

Poverty attracting poverty due to vulnerability. - Nalus