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Food Vlogger From Lanao Del Norte Feeds Hundreds With YouTube Earnings

Meet Indai Allyn.
by Ara Eugenio
Mar 26, 2021
Photo/s: Indai Allyn Simple Cooking

Notwithstanding the dangers of the pandemic, Allyn Balaba goes around different barangays in Iligan, Lanao del Norte, giving away food to over a hundred people every week.

On her Youtube channel, Indai Allyn Simple Life and Cooking, she may describe her life in the province as plain, but her 170,000 followers know she is anything but that, given her mission.

"Nung bata palang talaga ako is pangarap ko na talaga 'tong makapagluto, makapagbigay sa mga mahihirap na kagaya lang din namin. Lalo na ngayon sa pandemic, kapag mamonetize po ako magsheshare po talaga ako ng blessings. Yun po talaga minimithi ko sa YouTube na makapagshare," she said.

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Taking after her mother's cooking skills and her late father's relentless desire to help, she uses her Youtube-earned money to sustain her weekly feeding program. As a proud "bisaya", she also aims for her followers to learn how to cook her region's dishes. 

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"Gusto ko rin matutunan ng aking viewers and followers how to cook. Most of the time Visayan recipe kasi Bisaya po ako. Para mainspire din po sila to do the same kahit sa maliit na paraan," she said.

Know more about her in this #SummitOriginals video:

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