Country Mom and City Mom

Country Mom and City Mom

With a salakot on my head and arm bands for sun protection, I followed farmer and mother Michelle, who led me to the open rice field to try harvesting for the first time. I was thankful for the country breeze, the soothing view of sprawling mountains with green trees, and the abundance of open space uncharacteristic of city life. I […]

I Have Two Hands

I Have Two Hands

When our children were young, we taught them how to recognize their hands. The famous song “I have two hands, the left and the right…” was sung again and again during the preschool years of our children. Then they learned how to use them as they watch us use our own hands. They learned to grip, they learned to touch, […]

Active Communities, Sustainable Future

Active Communities, Sustainable Future

VSO Bahaginan is once again bringing together volunteering advocates for its second Volunteering Expo happening on March 13, 2012. Co-presented by the Department of Interior and Local Government and the Local Government Authority, the 2nd Volunteering Expo is set to take place at the Intercontinental Manila Hotel, carrying the theme: “Active communities, Sustainable Future.” This year’s theme is apt given […]