On Theories of Change
Charles, I read the last two questions from your previous post: Are there other approaches to poverty alleviation in the Philippines that I should think about? What companies and organizations … Continue reading
Stanford UndergraduatesTake Filipino Studies Into Their Own Hands
Undergraduates Katherine Nasol, Kathleen Estrella, and Julian Jaravata lead a one-term class for academic credit sponsored by Professor David Palumbo-Liu.
Choosing to Serve
“It’s the best time to be a Filipino because so many young people are passionate about the country…” – Delfin Villafuerte, 2013 Valedictorian, Ateneo de Manila University Ateneo Valedictorian Opts … Continue reading
On Understanding Poverty in the Philippines. The Heart of the Matter.
Before one can alleviate or reduce “poverty,” one must understand it. A few questions for thought: (i) Is poverty an individual experience or a broader one? (ii) Is it material … Continue reading
Clarifying my interests. How do I begin to understand poverty in the Philippines?
When I told Julius [of Filamthropy] I wanted a job helping people in the Philippines, he asked me to refine that question, asking instead “What kind of good do you … Continue reading
Introducing “The Trabajo Project”
Just over three years ago, I met Charles Amaya, a Filipino American college student from Northern California, when he was a sophomore at Stanford University. Now, he’s a recent graduate … Continue reading