Stay focused when a community comes first

Every development program has the ultimate goal of community development in terms of well-being. Nowadays, it is challenging to mobilize the community for development programs. Though it’s human nature, we are too complacent for change. To be successful in achieving the ultimate goal, the essential requirements are to mobilize the people and to develop the…

A Night to Remember at Masasa Beach

Unplanned trips, as they say, are the trips that actually happen. Our trip to Masasa Beach was one of them. I, along with my other five learning team members, was in Mabini, Batangas for our Rapid Area Assessment (RAA). RAA is a five-day course work where the students immerse themselves in the community to access…

When the Mountain Calls

I grew up in the province where I can see mountains everywhere. While growing up, hiking became one of my hobbies. Today, I am going to share my #SoloTravel2019 experience in Mt. Maculot which is the third mountain I hiked this year. Since we had a summer break in our MBA program, I decided to…

My Life in Philippines

I started January of 2019 by applying for a visa to the Philippines. Fortunately, the consulate was open even during New Year’s Day. Because I was applying for AIM, visa processing was quite easy. Doing this on the very first day of the year, it was an indication that 2019 was going to be a…

Farewell Masterclass by Prof Gavino

“He emphasized that we should always remember that we don’t know everything. A humbling realization that he always tell his students, knowing that ego is always an obstruction to learning.”

Celia “Cecile” Paat

I get to meet different people like ambassadors, top executives, foreign students, and, sometimes, even presidents of the Philippines.