Donate for #Haiyan Rebuilding Effort #ReliefPH

Here’s one way you can help in the rebuilding efforts in the communities that Super Typhoon Haiyan (local name: Yolanda) has devastated: www.unitedway.org/philippines Message posted via Facebook of Rapa Lopa, Exec. Director of the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP): To our friends in the United States of America and other countries who have expressedRead More »

Let’s run to bring HOPE #RunforHopeCDO #RunforVisayas

Run for Hope CDO 13 in partnership with Xavier University NSTP is gathering 1,000 more runners to be with us on November 17, 2013 to run for our fellow Filipinos affected by Typhoon Yolanda. The run was initially organized to raise funds for our Yellow Boat communities in Cagayan de Oro City. Register now atRead More »

Top Links for Typhoon #Haiyan #YolandaPH Rescue and Relief Efforts

Why the Philippines needs your help. Check out this link showing the difference between Hurricane Katrina and Super Typhoon Haiyan - HOW TYPHOON HAIYAN COMPARES TO HURRICANE KATRINA Summary of the extent of the damage - Worst disaster to hit PH An example of what happened on the ground - Daughter’s last words: ‘Ma, just let go… SaveRead More »

World Water Day: The patience you need for safe drinking water in Pakistan

Re-posting my blog post on Acumen’s website and the reason why I’m currently in Pakistan. WORLD WATER DAY: THE PATIENCE YOU NEED FOR SAFE DRINKING WATER IN PAKISTAN MARCH 22, 2013 BY ACUMEN IN FELLOWS, ON THE GROUND,SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP In the last 2 years since I helped start the Yellow Boat of Hope Foundation and in the six months I’ve beenRead More »

Facebook and the Power of Social Media

Photo courtesy of Facebook Stories Last December 6, 2012, Facebook released a video called “Beyond the Yellow Boat” through their Facebook Stories platform.  It has been an amazing ride for each one of us on board the Yellow Boat (of Hope Foundation) during the last 24 months. The organization which basically started from my FacebookRead More »