An elementary teacher in J. Blanco Elementary School in South Cotabato, posted a photo of one of her pupil who takes a younger brother to class.
According to Shyla Mie Brillantes Blasico, the teacher who uploaded the now viral photo, “Isa to sa mga pupil namin. His mother passed away last year due to ectopic pregnancy. Dahil walang mag-aalaga sa kapatid nya dinadala nya nalang ito sa klase para di maka absent.”
The boy in the photo, Mateo Baño, is a grade 3 pupil, though has an older brother and is grade 6. Both of them agreed to take turn in taking care of their two-year old brother.
Here is the original Facebook post of Blasico.