María Corazón Sumulong Cojuangco-Aquino

By: Yulduz & Kailee

This is the first female President of Asia and was the 11th President in the Philippines

  • žCorazon Cojuangco Aquino instituted her own Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) or Republic Act 6657.   
  • María Corazón Sumulong Cojuangco Aquino was elected president in 1989 after her husbands death.  
  • žCorazon Cojuangco Aquino came up with the concept of profit-sharing or “Stock Distribution Option (SDO)” was established.
  • Corazon Cojuangco got her citizens through the worst eruption of Mount Pinatubo in 1991.
  • žOn June 22,1987 Corazon Cojuangco issued Presidential Proclamation 131 and Executive order 229, which outlined the presidents land reform program, and expanded land reform to sugar lands.
  • Married life with Benigno Aquino, Jr. They had five children together: a son, senator Benigno Simeon Aquino III, and four daughters, Maria Elena Aquino, Aurora Corazon Aquino, Victoria Elisa Aquino, and actress-television host Kristine Bernadette Aquino. Like her husband, Corazon was a member of the Liberal Party.
  • Corazón Aquino was born into a wealthy family on January 25,1933.
  • My citations
  • Warren. "What Are the Accomplishment of the Philippine President from Aquino to Arroyo Regime?" Yahoo! Answers. Yahoo!, n.d. Web. 01 Mar. 2013.
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