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    Black Pencil Project Celebrates 10 Years of Sheer Volunteerism with TBP

    August 18, 2018 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

    I was sitting at the top of a 4×4 engine powered jeepney regaling at the spectacular landscape of Ifugao, when we suddenly came into a halt. A roar of the engine gave it a kick inching a few inches forward. Then followed by a complete standstill. We were ordered to […]

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    Elephant Freedom Project : A new way to responsibly interact with Elephants

    August 1, 2018 8:30 am by Karla Ramos

    Elephant Freedom Project I always had a strong desire for seeing elephants. There’s just something bedazzling about these huge creatures that look so massive and strong yet so gentle at the same time. Back then, I was one of those tourists who utterly enjoys riding elephants – which Thailand offers […]

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    Where to Go in Kerala: Kumarakom

    May 16, 2018 7:00 pm by Karla Ramos

    Aside from Alleppey, another jump off point of a backwater cruise in Kerala is at the Kumarakom. But, in this article, we’re not going to focus on its backwater cruise. Rather, we’ll discover the village of Kumarakom as a pioneer of responsible tourism in Kerala. The Kumarakom is a humble […]

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    Health Care without Harm – Asia Steps Up With #ChooseHealthyEnergy Campaign

    October 2, 2017 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

    Health Care without Harm’s advocacy about health care always go hand in hand with their environmental activism. This is the reason why this global organization is now stepping up its campaign in promoting renewable and healthier energy – by starting in their own backyard; the health industry. According to Health […]

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    Coming Back to Christ Through Mission Youth Philippines

    May 16, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

    By Ana Rafaela L. Sarmiento President, Mission Youth – Philippines For most people, Holy Week is a time to go out of town or take a break from school or work. However, every year, about a hundred youth and a few consecrated women and priests go to a community in […]

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    Solar Solutions PH: Empowering Communities Through Solar Energy

    April 17, 2017 7:00 pm by Eunice Guzon

    “There is no water, no light, no electricity.” This was how a survivor described Tacloban, Leyte in a report by CBS News after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the Philippines in 2013. Whenever a strong typhoon hits the country, help takes a while to arrive especially when roads are not passable. Most […]

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    Life’s Most Meaningful Delay: The Jesuit Volunteer Experience

    April 14, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

    By Ynez Alcid Delays — I think everyone would agree with me that nothing good comes out of it. Plane delayed = waste of time in the airport. Submissions delayed = could get you fired. Boyfriend delayed = leads to a fight. A year delayed on anything = basically puts […]

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    Alay Kapwa Sunday: Giving Sunday

    April 7, 2017 7:00 pm by Kritzia Santos

    “An Authentic faith always involves a deep desire to change the world”-Pope Francis (Photo courtesy of Fr. Edwin Gariguez) “Sabi noong tatay malinaw po sa akin at sa aking mga anak na kahit galing sa basura yung aming kakainin ito ay tugon ng Diyos sa aming dasal na bigyan kami […]

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    TULA: Where Every Child Can Succeed

    March 30, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

    Coaches guide learners at TULA on “missions” — modules that combine academic subjects and character development   By Niña V. Guno   What does it take for a child to succeed in the 21st century? James Centenera, co-founder of The Ultimate Learning Accelerator, or TULA, will tell you it’s “more […]

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    Dive For Life with Scuba For Change

    March 28, 2017 7:00 pm by Karla Ramos

    What would you choose; spending your money for an unforgettable and thrilling experience or having it consumed for helping the needy? Seems like a tough decision right? Well, actually you don’t really need to choose, Scuba For Change can offer you both! Scuba For Change is located in Tamaraw Beach, […]