Our first invitation – Playing futkal with the futkaleros in Tondo

This was new to us! We received a message asking us to join Dennis and his kids for a football training session in the middle of Tondo. After our experience with Young Focus a couple of days earlier we were eager to go back to Tondo and get to know the locals. Two girls taking a break after playing in the heat of Manila How cool! Dennis was [...]

2018-03-10T12:11:15+00:00September 22nd, 2017|NG3O, Work with NGOs|

Working on the rubbish dump of Manila – A meeting with “Young Focus”

One of the organisations we were most excited to meet on our fact finding mission in Manila was Young Focus. They are located in Tondo, with the biggest informal settlement close-by and the reputation of being dangerous. Our Uber dropped us off just in front of Young Focus’ office, a building located in the residential area just a stone throw away from the bridge that leads to the informal settlements. [...]

2018-03-10T11:30:04+00:00September 19th, 2017|NG3O, Work with NGOs|

We are on a mission!

We have set out on a trip to the Philippines to exchange some ideas with NGOs and their experiences with online fundraising. For this reason we have got in contact with several organisations mainly in Manila to fact check our concept. We have made appointments with both smaller and bigger organisations to learn from their experience. What are we hoping to find? So far we have developed our concept with [...]

2018-03-10T12:11:24+00:00September 4th, 2017|NG3O, Traveling|