Abejo, Evangeline “Vangie” Roche (IND)

Abejo, Evangeline “Vangie” Roche (IND)

PERSONAL DETAILS

Age: N/A

Place of Residence: Cebu City

Political Party: Independent (according to COMELEC list); Katipunan ng Kamalayang Kayumanggi (according to many accounts/reports)

Terms in office: 0

Incumbency: No

 

EDUCATION

Primary/Elementary

Secondary

Tertiary: University of San Jose - Recoletos (BS Chemical Engineering); University of Cebu

 

AFFILIATIONS

Organizations

- Alliance for National Urban Poor Organizations Assembly, Inc. (ANUPA)

- Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP)

- Katipunan ng Kamalayang Kayumanggi

- Koalisyon ng mga Maralita-Cebu Chapter

- Kongreso ng Pagkakaisa ng Maralita-Cebu

- Nasudnong Katawhang Kabus Konpederasyon (NAKABUS)

 

GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE

Executive

Vice-Chairman for Visayas, National Anti-Poverty Commission-National Urban Poor Sector Council (NAPC-NUPSC)

Focal person for Cebu, National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC)

 

SALIENT ISSUES

FEDERALISM - Pro

 

POLICY FOCUS/PLATFORM

STRENGTHENING THE CHRISTIAN FAITH: Her plans include the incorporation of the study of Christianity through the Bible in the curriculums of Philippine schools. Non-Christian faiths will be addressed per region.

FEDERALISM: Her party pushes for the adoption of the Puno federal draft

POVERTY: She advocates for the strengthening of urban poor policies by the process of regionalization

Security of job and strengthening the economic plans on livelihood

Food Security

FINANCIAL LITERACY: She advocates for people’s awareness on insurance institutions and its benefits

PARTICIPATORY GOVERNANCE: She advocates for the instituting of people’s participation on good governance from the local to the national level

SECTORAL SOLIDARITY: She advocates for the convergence of sectoral issues and concerns

DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND MANAGEMENT: Strengthening DRRM awareness among urban/rural poor communities

 

SOURCES

Abejo, Evangeline Roche. n.d. “Evangeline Roche Abejo’s Facebook Profile.” Facebook.https://www.facebook.com/evangeline.r.abejo/about?lst=100000229340196%3A100001918204373%3A1548828544 (retrieved January 30, 2019).

---. n.d. “Evangeline Roche Abejo’s Facebook Post.” Facebook. https://facebook.com/groups/280425629252995?view=permalink&id=280672755894949 (retrieved January 30, 2019).

Commission on Elections. “Certified List of Candidates.” COMELEC.http://www.comelec.gov.ph/php-tpls-attachments/2019NLE/ListsOfCandidates/TentativeListsofCandidates/NATIONAL/SENATORS2019NLE_1123.pdf (retrieved January 30, 2019).

Commission on Elections. “List of National Candidates for Verification.” COMELEC.http://www.comelec.gov.ph/?r=Archives%2FRegularElections%2F2016NLE%2FCandidates%2FNationalCandidates (retrieved January 30, 2019).

Doronio, Junex. “Rama walks out of hearing.”manilastandard.net. http://manilastandard.net/news/-provinces/171603/rama-walks-out-of-hearing.html(retrieved January 30, 2019).

Gonzales, Catherine. “Con-com spox, 11 party mates file COCs for senators.” INQUIRER.net.https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1043426/con-com-spox-11-party-mates-file-cocs-for-senators (retrieved January 30, 2019).

National Anti-Poverty Commission. “council members - urban poor.” National Anti-Poverty Commission. http://www.napc.gov.ph/sites/default/files/documents/articles/council%20members%20-%20urban%20poor.xlsx(retrieved January 30, 2019).

Palaubsanon, Mitchelle. “Protesters hurl tomatoes at DTI and DOLE offices.” philstar.https://www.philstar.com/cebu-news/2008/12/03/420432/protesters-hurl-tomatoes-dti-and-dole-offices(retrieved January 30, 2019)

Saavedra, John Rey. “Cebu indigents urged to propose anti-poverty programs.” Philippine News Agency. http://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1059016(retrieved January 30, 2019).

Pareja, Jessica Ann. “32 families asked to vacate city lot.” The Philippine Star.https://www.philstar.com/cebu-news/2012/11/04/863226/32-families-asked-vacate-city-lot (retrieved January 30, 2019).

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