Ka-YANGKA-ya natin tumulong :)

This summer, Initiatives for Social Action is planning to launch 3 new projects that will benefit the Aeta Community in Sitio Yangka. We call the project “Ka-YANGKA-ya” thus the title of the post lol. The project name, we believe, was a stroke of genius on our part and we decided to run with it because

The Holstee Manifesto

Got this at http://shop.holstee.com/. Our lives are ours to live. Let’s live it doing what we love and chasing what makes us happy.  

We follow not because we have to, but because we want to

I love watching TED talks videos. They’re always very interesting, informative and inspiring. I love them so much that every now and then I like to hop on over to their site or to their Youtube channel and spend my time watching video after video. Tonight, or rather, this morning I happened to watch a

Sabrina Ongkiko at TEDxADMU: Our Return on Investment

A truly inspiring and passionate talk by Sabs Ongkiko about the public school system, her profession, and her students. “Kung gusto mo makilala ang bansa mo, kung gusto mong mas maintindihan pa ang bansa mo, tara magturo ka sa public school. Kasi nandito ang karamihan ng mga estudyante natin. At sa bawat isang estudyante, ang

It doesn’t take much to make a difference

Each of us can make a difference in the lives of other people, so everyone should try. Let’s do what we can, with what we have, wherever we are. -John Fitzgerald Kennedy & Theodore Roosevelt

Basket of Joy 2012, Sitio Yangka

The Basket of Joy Project is a Christmas outreach activity that`ISA started just this year. The idea to do some thing like this came about because of a collective reaction to the observed overwhelming need for the basic necessities of life that the ISA members observed during our first major activity with them (the first

Dreaming with the Aetas

It was by chance that I saw a post on Facebook about the Balik Eskwela project, organized by Initiatives for Social Action (ISA). I didn’t know anyone from the group, but seeing a picture of smiling Aeta children on the poster made me instantly decide to join the activity.