Service to the community through the years

Almost ten years into its official existence in the Leyte, Philippines, Volunteer for the Visayans continue to make a difference and impact individuals and communities in small ways.  Its core programs are namely, the sponsorship, volunteer, and community. Through these programs, VFV delivers services in areas of child welfare, healthcare, education, and community development. The


Author: Callie Johnson

The girls were thrilled to be in front of the audience gathered downstairs in the VFV community center.  Smiling and glancing around excitedly, they prepared to start performing in what was, for most of them, their first play.

They called it Kilig, and they began by explaining the name – a uniquely Filipino word referring to the fluttery feeling of joy or excitement often brought on by romance.