For this post, I thought I’d share a short video to capture a typical day for me in the Philippines. I’ve been at my work placement for two months, so I’m really still learning about my surroundings and adjusting what my days look like, but I wanted to share some pieces of that adjustment period … Continue reading akong adlaw sa philippines
Four weeks ago today, I began my volunteer placement at an NGO called Little Children of the Philippines, or LCP. I am also volunteering my time on the weekends with Casa Esparanza, a temporary shelter for abused women and girls. I invite you to pray and to question with me as I share my experiences from the October immersion.
If you are reading this, Happy Friday! This week marked tulo semanas, or three weeks, that my partner volunteer Lauren and I have spent in the Philippines. Our first week in Dumaguete, the city where we will be serving for the year, was filled with morning studies of Filipino history led by our site coordinators, … Continue reading snapshots of the first three weeks
Magandang tanghali po, or good afternoon, from Manila! My partner YAV, Lauren, and I left orientation at Stony Point Center in New York on Monday evening to begin our trek to the Philippines. After a twenty hour flight, plus a few hours including transportation to the airport, a stop in Vancouver, and security & customs, … Continue reading orientation & safe arrival in the philippines!!