First Help Initiative Wins the Inaugural Social Innovation Challenge

“Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders,” Inigo Paolo Lagunilla concluded, as he summed up the Social Innovation Challenge (SIC) which saw Michael Fua and his First Help Initiative become the inaugural winner of iVolunteer Philippines’ 28-week ideation program for social innovators and new leaders in the social development sector. Continue reading First Help Initiative Wins the Inaugural Social Innovation Challenge

SIC participants make first pitch to corporate partners

A lot of people may have had to cancel their plans on Saturday due to the inclement weather, but not us. And clearly, not the Social Innovation Challenge (SIC) participants, who despite the heavy rain in the morning, gamely attended the final day of the SIC workshop before they all take on the actual challenge of nation-building. Continue reading SIC participants make first pitch to corporate partners

Social Innovation Challenge: How Can You Make an Impact?

iVolunteer Philippines is no stranger to challenges. In its 10 years, the team has faced a considerable amount of adversity and a few missed opportunities. Our journey is by no means perfect, but it’s been rewarding. And despite its difficulties, has been a steady source of inspiration for us and most people we’ve met along … Continue reading Social Innovation Challenge: How Can You Make an Impact?