Thursday, November 15, 2018

LOISA, LIVES WITH THE DEAD ON “MMK”

Will persevere to finish studies and give family a better life

Khay Ann “Kikay” Igle (Loisa Andallo) learns from an early age life’s harsh realities living in a cemetery with her family but also dreams of making their impoverished lives better in this Saturday’s (November 17) episode of “MMK.”

Because of their dire situation, Kikay has wishes of making it big in the world even if her own mother Ruth (Ynez Veneracion) is resigned to live among the dead for the rest of their days. Her father Kokoy (Yul Servo), meanwhile makes a living out of selling lumpia and okoy to visitors of their departed loved ones in the cemetery.   


Kikay forges on despite being looked down upon because of their living conditions, she endures the difficulties of selling sampaguita and candles at the cemetery and studying at the same time.  She looks to her Lola Luz (Gina Pareño) for guidance and wisdom in the most trying times. Lola Luz continuously supports Kikay’s plans for their family and advices her to follow her dreams.


Kikay soon receives proper schooling because of her perseverance and positive outlook and her life eventually changes when the non-governmental organization Childhope Asia Philippines take her in as one of their students. She later on becomes a teacher for the civic group and will finish college.


But her family soon encounters another difficulty as her Lola Luz develops complications from her sickness and eventually passes on. 


Will Kikay be able to finish her studies and fulfill her dream of getting her family out of poverty?

Also in the episode are Raikko Mateo, Raine Salamante, Melissa Jimenez, Yesha Camile, and Miel Espinosa. This episode is directed by Nuel Naval, and written by Benson Logronio and Arah Jell Badayos.




Don’t miss the longest-running drama anthology in Asia, “MMK,” every Saturday on ABS-CBN. For updates, follow @abscbnpr on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram or visitwww.abscbnpr.com.

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