A Facebook post which went live last July 12, 2019, told the story of Sarah, a Grade 12 Senior High School student in Talavera National High School.

According to the post, Sarah sells Lumpia so she can pay for her everyday expenses and be able to graduate. The post goes viral, garnering 40,000 likes and 38,000 shares. Netizens have been expressing their admiration to Sarah. They have been calling her an inspiration to the youth, someone who is goal-oriented and madiskarte. They even promise to include Sarah in their prayers and that they know she will come far in the future.


People salute her for her diligence and determination in finishing her studies. Some even ask for her location so they can buy from her. Heartwarming comments and words of encouragement continue to fill the comments section of the post.

Hello po. Siya po si ate sarah na nagtitinda ng lumpia sa tnhs. Nung una akala po namin project lang niya or whatever….

Posted by Sherydy Valdez Turalba on Thursday, July 11, 2019

We salute you, Ate Sarah!

Photo credit: Sherydy Valdez Turalba