Love At First Meeting

By: Pia Jingco

A child nhcm_logo.pngamed Dado captured my heart recently.

Last week I signed up for a volunteer opportunity that would involve tutoring kids, through the iVolunteerwebsite. I must admit I was a bit apprehensive on my way to the venue as I had not done this for quite a long time.

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Big things come from the smallest gestures

For people in their 20s, Friday nights are usually spent in bars, malls, or long queues for provincial buses. April 17 was different. A few days back, I decided to accept an invitation from a friend to volunteer for Gawad Kalinga. So that Friday night, after work, I found myself heading over to Padre Garcia in Batangas with a friend and a few people I know only by name. When we arrived at the site, I couldn’t help but notice the stars in the dark sky, the distinctive fresh air of Batangas, and most of all the familiar accent of locals greeting us, “masayang buhay!” These are the few things the city lacks. Continue reading “Big things come from the smallest gestures”