The GK Enchanted Farm is a 34-hectare land in Brgy. Encanto, in Angat, Bulacan. It is being turned into the first Farm-Village University in the world. Aimed to end povert by 2014, Gawad Kalinga, or what we fondly call GK, hopes to raise a new generation of Filipinos who are self-reliant and self-sufficient. The Farm-Village University is about business industries and innovation with inclusion.
The day after Yolanda, I went to attend the Heritage Conservation Summit, and learned a lot about Adaptive Reuse. [Oh, and this reminds me to send those intro emails for the conservation project we'll be doing in Bulusan.] On the 10th, I had a scheduled Chinese Cemetery tour with my good friend, Marco Puzon. And … Continue reading After YO-landa (Yolanda Aftermath)
The Great Bicol Experience Part I -- The Book Sharing Project has just turned a year old. So aside from the Gubat October Swellfest (Oct. 11-13, 2013) , we wanted to check out the Library and how the students are doing in Rizal Elementary School, Gubat, Sorsogon. It is a great time to kick-start another project!, … Continue reading Seeds of Hope for Munting Gubat
A few days after Journeying James gave a talk at R.O.X. BHS, I saw his blog about "Project Jomalig: Feed the Kids, Change the World", and immediately reserved a slot (April 12-14, 2013). I like being able to reach out to the community as much as I love traveling. And this is the perfect opportunity … Continue reading Jomalig :: The Kiss that Turned a Tourist into a Traveler.