Balik Skwela sa Isla Project 2019: Gilutongan Island

And another successful Balik Skwela Sa Isla school supplies kit distribution this 2019!Although it was 3 months ago I still remember. It was humid sunny on our way to the island that day. Like the usual, we all met up at the Roro port and enjoyed our boat ride to the island with the view…

BALIK ISKWELA SA ISLA PROJECT: Gilutongan Island 2017

Hello one and all! I’m posting this to say a ginormous THANK YOU to all the generous and amazing people who have made this project possible. I was not able to attend the event which was unfortunate, because I was out of town. Then again, for this year, we are happy to let you know…

BALIK ISKWELA PROJECT and PASKO SA ISLA 2016: Gilutongan Island

Panahon na sab sa Pasko. Ang panahon na kinaham sa mga bata. Sa kaning higayon amo kamong gi-awhag na makigduyog kanamo sa pagsaulog sa kapaskohan uban sa mga Daycare na tinun-an sa Isla sa Gilutongan, nga unta sa kining panahon atong mapa-ambit sa mga gagmayng anghel ang kalipay sa kapaskohan. ♪♫Christmas, Christmas time is here….

VOLWORK: Children of Asia: Show and Tell 2016

Enfants d’ Asie (Children of Asia) is a French-based NGO that aims to help disadvantaged children in Southeast Asia build their future. CoA provides comprehensive support services to their beneficiaries (including nutrition, housing, medical care, and emotional support) and equip them with the tools they need to access the job market: schooling, professional training, scholarships,…

My Yogini Diary: Practicing Ashtanga

“The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.” ~ Rodney Yee It was a sunny Saturday in March when I googled about yoga. It was the final week for university’s second semester and the stress was overwhelming. I typed in keywords which I hoped would display…

101 Random Things About Me

*deep breath* Here goes… 1. My playlist goes all the way from punk rock and alternative to classical music and Disney movie soundtracks…and everything in between….in shuffle mode. And no, I don’t get headaches. Mood swinger ang peg ng playlist haha 2. I looooooooooooooooooooove street food. 3. I prefer veggies to pork meat…with the exemption…

Thoughts, Growth and Goals

You find the “story of your life” by asking yourself this question. What did you want more than anything? Was it the love of your parents, or romantic love, or an end to abuse, or financial security, or self-esteem, or a puppy, or to be famous, or to stop being bulimic, or what? Then you…

BALIK ISKWELA SA ISLA PROJECT: Gilutongan Island

Gilutongan Elementary School is located in an islet, 20 mins away from Cordova, Cebu. The main sources of livelihood for the Gilutonganon’s are fishing, seaweed cultivation and local tourism. Despite being a favorite diving spot for foreign and local tourist, the islet has NO natural source of fresh water. Generators are also the ONLY source…