A Filipina resident of Rosario, Batangas, Binay Sanchez, may possibly hold the record of country’s most number of grandchildren with 225 grandchildren at the present. She prevails against 3 other grandparents who claimed to have most number of grandchildren in the country.
According to the report done by ABS-CBN News, Binay revealed that she got married at the age of 14. From the total of 225, 58 of which were her grandchildren, 121 great-grandchildren, and 24 great-great-grandchildren – all from a dozen of offspring.
The other three grandparents who have numerous grandchildren were: Maria Ramilo (from Gerona, Tarlac) with a total of 174 grandchildren; Paya dela Paz(resident of Taytay, Rizal) with 121 grandchildren; and Ananias Simundac (93 years old and from Muntilupa) with 119 grandchildren from 11 children.
These grandparents say they are proud with the number of grandchildren they have.
“Ako’y maligayang-maligaya at iyan ay talagang hindi ko malilimutan sa kahuli-hulihang hininga ng aking buhay,” says Ananias Simundac.
“Kayaman ko po ang mga anak ko po, ang aking pasalamat sa Diyos bagamat wala kaming kayamanan,” Paya dela Paz says.