2 weeks For the love of Manay Ichu Inquirer
  Even in death, Marichu "Manay Ichu" Vera Perez Maceda, is still raising funds for her beloved Mowelfund (Movie Workers Welfare Foundation). Her family has requested donations to the foundation in lieu of flowers. Mowelfund was founded by former President Joseph "Erap" Estrada during his reign as action superstar, producer and mayor of San Juan in 1974. Even then, Manay Ichu, a close friend and coproducer representing the family's Sampaguita Pictures, was already there to help Erap, alongside other film legends, in institutionalizing welfare and film education assistance to the industry's marginalized, underserved and underpaid workers who did not enjoy ... more