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Day 7 of Internship Workcamp by Yumi Kuragane

Today, we have a presentation on fundraising. All the group thought deeply and practiced hard for the presentation. So, it was interesting to listen to all the presentations. We also experienced the office work in Action. I did accounting. It was hard for me since it was my first time to do an office work.…

Day 5 of Internship Workcamp by Yuzu Shirota

We said goodbye to each host family. We stayed with a family so long, so it was hard to say goodbye to them. Since we moved to Action office by jeepney, we made newspaper about home stay. We presented various experiences and difference between the children in home to children in JIREH HOME. After that,…

Day 4 of Internship Workcamp by Rin Suzuki

Today, we discussed about a project of fund raising ideas with the group member in the morning at the Action’s office. Most of the groups decided the general information of the project. All groups shared each contents and Ms. Machi commented us to make our project better. After the project work, we took a jeepney…

Day 3 of Internship Workcamp by Yushin Miyauchi

Hello! Salamat po! It is the 3rd day of this program. Time flies like an arrow. Today, we went to Olongapo City to listen to the stories of Filipino Action staffs working there. We could know what is happening to the social welfare in the Philippines. Some of the facts we were taught surprised us…

Day 2 of Internship Workcamp by Miyuki Sugimura

Today is a busy and substantial day. We had a lot of experience. First, we listened Tatay’s talk. He told us the history of his child care facility. When he started this facility, he could only accept one boy because he did not have enough money. However, there are 14 children now in the facility.…

Day 1 of Intern Work Camp by Riona Gomi

August 24, 2016 All of us landed in Manila airport in the afternoon. We got in two vans and left the airport for a child care facility. We enjoyed talking, looking at the landscape, and sleeping while traveling. I saw a landscape and found many shops which you can see in Japan, such as McDonald,…

Day 6 of ACTION’s Internship Program in the Philippines by Minami

Hi, I am Minami, one of the interns in Action. I am writing here about Day 6. In the morning, I was preparing for psychosocial program and party for children in Jireh home. We did a rehearsal and discussed what we could improve regarding the plan of activities and games. In the afternoon, we implemented…

Day 5 of ACTION’s Internship Program in the Philippines by Yuka Tanikawa

Day 5 by Yuka Tanikawa This morning made me feel sad, wecause we had to leave host family's house. Especially, I'm about to cry when I say good bye to children. We got together with friends at Balaybay elementary school, and go back to Jireh Home. Then we feedback to share the experience, thought. Compare…

Day 4 of ACTION’s Internship Program in the Philippines by Akane

Day 4 Hi I’m Akane! The 5th activity is homestay in the Philippines. I stayed at Bayno family’s house for a day. The members of this family are mother, a 16 year-old girl Manreen, and the baby Jajha. Grandfather and grandmother also live together in a different house. I brought presents for them, for example,…

Day 3 of ACTION’s Internship Program in the Philippines by Johdai Yoshitani

Day 3 19th August by Johdai Yoshitani In the morning, we went to Balaybay Resettlement Elementary School and researched about Table For Two feeding program. The children and teachers welcomed us warmly. I interviewed the mother who prepares meals for children. She worried about sanitary condition in kitchen since there are many flies. In the…

Day 2 of ACTION’s Internship Program in the Philippines by Natsumi Aoki

Day 2 Good morning!! This is Natsumi Aoki. I woke up at 6am today. First we listened to the story of Tatay Joel V. Alviar, the founder of Jireh Children’s Home. We heard about history of the Philippines and Jireh, and I was impressed when he told us that his dream is to have zero…

Day 1 of ACTION’s Internship Program in the Philippines by Yuko Ohkubo

Internship Program Aug 17 – 24 2015 Day 1 Hello!! I am Yuko Ohkubo. I am a member in this 8 days internship program started August 17th. I will share with you what we did on the first day in the Philippines. We have eleven iterns, two men and nine women signed up for this…