‘Iba Yan’ Highlights Resilience of Batangas Coffee Farmers During Pandemic

Join Angel Locsin as she finds out how the hardworking coffee farmers of Batangas have been coping with the devastating effects of the pandemic this Sunday (April 18), on “Iba Yan,” which airs on A2Z Channel, Kapamilya Channel, Kapamilya Online Live, Jeepney TV, iWant TFC, and TFC.

Viewers will get to know Manolito Ramos-Vida, who has been farming for almost 35 years. Through hardwork and perseverance, he was able to send his son to UP Los Banos, who now helps him as they aim to grow their farming business.

Farming coffee beans, corn, bananas, and vegetables aren’t the only sources of income for Gina Rolle. She has also learned to sell halo-halo, shake, and grilled food each summer to add to her earnings. Find out how being resourceful has helped her take care her four children.

Meanwhile, see how Michael John Manalo has fared in life after taking a risk by resigning from his 9 to 5 job so that he can start farming using the lot he inherited. Today, he not only relies on farming, as he has also out up a bakery and sari-sari store while waiting for harvest season.

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