AGUEDA ESTEBAN

Her first husband, called Tungkod, was a Katipunero from Batac, Ilocos Norte, who became a lieutenant colonel in the revolutionary army.

Some would go to Manila to buy saltpeter, copper, lead, and other materials needed by the revolutionary army in making gunpowder and bullets. She would then deliver them to Cavite, where her husband was stationed.

She was also a courier between her husband and Gen. Artemio Ricarte, whom she married after her husband's death.

Date of Birth: February 5, 1868
Place of Birth: Binondo, Manila
Date of Death: 1944

Values Exhibited:
  Courage
  Commitment

Learning Message:

Ang pagmamalasakit para sa kapwa ay katumbas na rin ng pagmamahal sa sarili at sa Lumikha. (Concern for one's fellow beings is the same as love and for God.)

EDILBERTO T. EVANGELISTA

He was a civil engineer, trench builder and soldier.

He refused a lucrative position in a foreign company after his graduation and instead became the first Filipino professional to enlist in the ranks of the revolutionaries.

He built trenches and other defenses against the Spaniards in Bacoor, Binakayan, Cavite Viejo, Munting -ilog, Silang, Dasmariñas, Imus, Salitran, Lumang-bayan, and Noveleta, all in Cavite.

He died during battle at the Zapote Bridge in Bacoor, Cavite on February 17, 1897.

Date of Birth: February 24, 1862
Place of Birth: Santa Cruz, Manila
Date of Death: February 17, 1897

Values Exhibited:
  Patriotism
  Leadership
  Commitment

Learning Message:

Wala nang hihigit pang kadakilan sa pag-alay ng buhay sa bayan. (Nothing can be more noble than offering one's life to the country.)

Ang buong pusong pakikilahok ay kailangan upang matamo ang kalayaan. (Full commitment is needed to attain independence.)


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