The Covid19 pandemic has left everyone and every organization in the world reeling from its drastic effects. From serious health risks down to the global economic downturn, nobody was spared from its debilitating consequences. VFV, as a grassroots non-profit and non-government organization that it is, was not left unharmed either. The abrupt onset of the
You may wonder. Is it possible to strengthen already established relationships with the locals after volunteering? The answer is a big yes! Read on to find out.
Here’s John’s story. First, John volunteered. He took a sabbatical break in 2015 to volunteer with VFV. John chose to work at the rehabilitation centre for young boys in conflict with the law. After just over 3 months of volunteering, he established what he considers life long relationships with his host family, the VFV staff, and everyone at the boys rehabilitation centre. Since his first and only time volunteering in the Philippines, John has supported a sponsored child and a VFV project. And since then, he already made two subsequent visits in 2017 and 2019.
Let’s talk a little bit about Alejandro or Alex as we fondly call him. Let’s find out why he returned to Tacloban sooner. Alex came to Tacloban in October 2018 for a 2 week volunteer program in which he worked at a child care facility run by a religious organization. Less than a year later
Who doesn’t dream of a safe and decent living space? Everyone, right? Volunteer for the Visayans (VFV) is no exception. VFV dreams of building safe and decent new house for the families of its sponsored children through the Build a Home Project . VFV finds generous sponsors to help fund the Build a Home Project