Author: Ayel

My Journey to Fitness

I HAVE grown really fat. I came to point when I have not one pair of jeans in my closet that can fit me. Whenever I am forced to wear one the button, even the zipper, had to be left open – not to mention the countless times that I had to endure getting my […]

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Christmas in Sofan

NOTHING CAN stop us from bringing happiness to the kids of Sofan. Sofan Elementary School is located in Barangay Pag-asa in my hometown, Alabel, Sarangani Province. It has over 450 pupils and more than 300 of them need to cross the meandering river several times to get to school. This video we made over a […]

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In Our Own Little Ways

In the past three years, I have been going up the mountains with a group of young people from my neighborhood in Alabel.  What I had in mind when I started was simply to take a break from the arduous tasks of being a teacher (and some other hats I chose to wear). I did […]

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Social Media for Social Change

WE HAVE varied views about social media. Just recently, I was appalled by the statement of a celebrity that what everyone in social networking sites do is only to spread rumors or to bash other people. Well, yes, there are a lot of these kinds of people online, but not everyone does just that. Admit it, at […]

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