is our eldest. She was born on 5
April 1970. She was educated at the Malabuyoc Central Elementary School. But because
of our poverty she left home after her graduation (age 12) and went to Cagayan de Oro
City. She worked for our Uncle (mother's youngest brother) in their printing press
business. In return she was sent to an exclusive school for girls. She then went to
Lourdes College and took Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education.
of 1992 she met her husband (Mr. Rey Basas) at Paradise Island, and they got married on 5
October 1996 at Redemptorist Church. They have two bundles of joy, Renz John Ford
("Ren-Ren") and Nino Renier. ( Note: Nino was name after infant Jesus and
Ren-Ren's was a combination of my father's, Irene's father in-law and husband's name.)
youngest. Born on 30 November 1987. She first went to Malabuyoc Central
Elementary School until she was 9 and transferred to Bangoy Elementary School, Davao City
and for secondary education at Bangoy National High School. She is
at University of Immaculate Conception.