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World's oldest living person found in Oringao Kabankalan City

A woman name Francisca Susano of Barangay Oringao in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental could be declared the oldest living person in the world. Once her birth records are verified by the Gerontology Research Group or Guinness World Records, she could be officially recognized as the world's oldest living person, ABS-CBN reported.

Susano is turning 119 on September 11, her birth certificate states that she was born on Sept. 11, 1897.

The Guinness World Records confirmed in May that Emma  Morano of Verbania, Italy is the oldest living person at the age of 116. She was born on Nov. 29, 1899.

Susano was the eldest of the 75 centenarians, who received P100,000 each from the Negros Occidental Provincial Government during the 117th Cinco de Noviembre celebration at the provincial capitol in Bacolod, last year.
There were 9 centenarians from the first district, 3 from the second district, 18 from the third district, 15 from the fourth district, 13 from the fifth district, and 17 from the sixth district, according to the records of Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office.

Susano got married at the age of 14, and bore the first child at 17. Her eldest daughter is now 100 years old. Susano had 14 children, gut only eight of them are still living. She also has 70 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Susano is a farmer, said her secret for a longer life is eating fresh vegetables without any additives and music. Despite her age she still cook and plays flute as her pastime.

Aside from the P100,000 that she get from the Province of Negros, she will also receiving an additional P100,000 from the National government.

Former President Benigno Aquino III signed the Centenarians Act of 2016 before he stepped down to office granting all Filipino centenarians like Susano P100,000 each from the Philippine government.


  1. It is an inspiration & a MUST to everyone that eating fresh vegetables & fruits make us healthy. Godbless & Goodluck to all Centennarians. Nanay Francisca may reach 120 years like Moses🙏

  2. More years to come nanay Francisca! ☺🙏

  3. Shaaaa we have agrandma is 191yrs and you are talking 110 look for wat to do

  4. the secret to a healthier longer life

  5. She's an adventist, known for their strict diet,kindness, and service to God.. the secret of a healthy life


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