There is no doubt about it — raising a family these days can be challenging (but oh-so-fulfilling!). Besides the emotional and spiritual “nourishment” that our kids need, we also need to nourish their physical bodies too.
Now, for a Filipino worker who earns a minimum wage of just P404.00 or roughly $9.00 per day, or around P10,000 to 15,000 each month, budgeting for a family can be tricky (and believe me, I speak from past experience!).
Of course, if you’re earning minimum wage, it doesn’t mean that it’s impossible to feed your family properly, or that you have to struggle just so you and her family can eat. [Read more…]