A spirit of service and community in the Philippines

Lucy Chee, a second year Bachelor of Arts/Laws student at the University of Notre Dame Sydney and part time paralegal spent two weeks in January on a service project in the Philippines. Implementing a project of Reledev, Creston College partnered with Foundation … Continued

Medical and nutrition mission in Bohol, Philippines 2019

13 volunteers were in Bohol, Philippines (in the village of Villalimpia) on a medical and nutrition mission from 24 January – 9 February 2019, where they implemented a waste management program, installed a community garden and constructed toilets and showers. Implementing … Continued

Jasmen: Philippines 2018

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Jasmen, photo taken in 2010 Jasmine was featured in 2013 and her story is worth re-telling. Jasmen is the third of nine children and her journey with the Banilad Centre for Professional Develpment (BCPD) began when a former student went … Continued

Daguhay sisters: Philippines 2014

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Detchie and Meldrid Daguhay both graduated from the Banilad Centre for Professional Development (BCPD) in 2013. Detchie is two years older than Meldrid. However, due to financial constraints, she had to stop schooling for a while. Both sisters finished their … Continued

Jasmen Orozco: Philippines 2013

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The third of 9 children, Jasmen’s family subsisted on the vegetables her father cultivated in a small garden patch and her mother sold at a market stall. After completing 2 years of vocational training at the Banilad Institute of Professional … Continued