The #newnormal carries a ton of uncertainties for NGOs. While some organizations are able rethink their strategies and rise above their respective challenges, there are also those who continue to struggle as they weave their way into the post-pandemic era.
Volunteering can lead us to some of the most meaningful and profound experiences in life. As Winston Churchill said: “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” We can say that... Continue Reading →
The coronavirus has left an enormous gap in many volunteer-driven organizations while pushing volunteers themselves to wonder how they can get around COVID-19 so they can get back to supporting their advocacies. There are plenty of reasons to be anxious... Continue Reading →
Following last year’s success, which saw Mike Fua’s First Help — a new initiative that advocates mental health awareness in the Philippines — become the breakout winner of the SIC, we are excited to announce that iVolunteer Philippines’ Social Innovation Challenge 2020 is now open for registrations! This time, the program returns with emphasis on helping ideators solve problems that have emerged or were further exposed by the 2020 pandemic.
Taong 1993 noong nagsimulang maging guro si Titser Fe sa kanyang probinsya. Katulad ngayon, elementarya at mga bata ang kanyang tinuturuan dati sa Cavite. Samantala, mula 2007-2009, naging karagdagang trabaho niya ang pagtuturo sa isa sa mga unang bersyon ng tinatawag nating Alternative Learning System (ALS). Nung siya’y umalis sa programa, dito nakita ng guro ang pagkakataong itayo ang EUD sa tulong ng kanyang kabiyak.
What was your favorite moment with iVolunteer Philippines? “I can’t really say that there is that one fondest memory, I’d say that every interaction is a precious memory in itself,” shared Chum Espinas, who had been with the iVolunteer Philippines... Continue Reading →
Running for a prolonged period of time is never easy and perhaps not the obvious choice for everyone who wishes to stay in shape. Still, several hundred people—even non-runners—often go out of their way to support 'run for a cause'... Continue Reading →
According to Project Pearls, the success of this pilot program will serve as proof that Pop-Up Bayanihan Village is sustainable and can be replicated and introduced to other communities in need in the Philippines.
With that we’d like to introduce you to Treasure Volunteer’s first beneficiary, the Coalition of Services of the Elderly’s (COSE) Sprinkle Twinkles on their Wrinkles project! With the holiday season fast-approaching, we’d like to vouch for this project from one of our long-time partners as an early present to 10 of our lolas at COSE’s Group Home residents.
Donating online isn’t new, but iVolunteer Philippines is looking to introduce a process that will let donors see how the projects they supported will be made to reality up to the point it makes an impact to someone else’s life. It’s a journey that we’d like to share with you and with our partners. With Treasure Volunteer, we hope to make volunteering more accessible and at the same time build more trust between nonprofits and volunteers. Tara! Volunteer tayo.
CDRC, who is celebrating its 35th anniversary today at the Institute of Biology Auditorium, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City is also one of iVolunteer Philippines strongest partners of in our advocacy to promote Disaster Preparedness, Environment and Poverty Alleviation. Causes which you can also support in the upcoming BayaniRun 2019.
Over the years, we’ve had the pleasure to meet some of the most hardworking volunteer teachers in the country, one of which is Dr. Antonio Levy S. Ingles, Jr., Ph.D. Dr. Tonio, as he’s known by his peers and the volunteering community, has been teaching theology courses since 1990.
iVolunteer’s Start Your Adventure talk for those who are interested in volunteering made a successful return last Saturday. iVolunteer Philippines in partnership with Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf hosted 37 guests over the weekend, most of which were professionals looking to find their way into the volunteering community.
On November 17, we invite you to join us, our partners and hundreds of volunteer runners as we come together for the third annual BayaniRun advocacy run. This special gathering of volunteers at CCP Complex in Pasay, will also serve as a landmark event for the iVolunteer family as we celebrate our 10th year in the social service sector.