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Contributor Started from the bottom, now we’re here

What began as a donation of a few books to a school in Iloilo turned into a drive that’s filling balikbayan boxes bound for literacy programs in all three regions of the Philippines!

How to Engage and Give Back By Joe Pallon

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decade ago, I paid a visit to my parents’ home province. I was a cookie–cutter, angsty teen who was slowly embracing his heritage. But one thing that I couldn’t accept—let alone understand—was poverty and child labor. Ten years after that trip, I feel that I’m heading in some sort of positive direction towards combating such issues, and I encourage fellow Fil–Ams to assist in other causes in the motherland that are relevant to their own interests.

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