Tag Archives: Philippines

The Difficulty of Participation

Jonathan De Luca just finished a 6-month internship in San Fernando, Philippines. His work their focused on waste management. His post here is an honest look at some of the difficulties encountered in true participatory planning, but also in his … Continue reading

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Barangay Solid Waste Management in the Philippines

Tyler Farrow is currently doing a 6-month SCI internship in San Fernando, Philippines. His work will focus on waste management. ~  ~ Since the words were famously spoken by Eldridge Cleaver in 1968, the phrase “You’re either part of the … Continue reading

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The Reality of Recycling

Clara Blakelock just finished a 6-month CIDA / IYIP internship in San Fernando, Philippines. Her work focused on waste management. Thanks for the great article, Clara! ~  ~ I think the reason that I’ve always focused my environmental work and education … Continue reading

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SCI Youth Intern Profile #3 : Stu Campana

In the lead up to the United Nations International Youth Day on August 12th, we will be profiling 5 of our interns and the work they have done to support youth-led development around the world. ~ ~ Name: Stu Campana … Continue reading

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Branding Your Hippopotamus: The Asia-Pacific Cities Summit

Stu Campana is one of our CIDA IYIP interns based in San Fernando in the Philippines. His work there focuses on waste management. Stu was asked to present at a Young Professionals workshop during the Asia Pacific Cities Summit in Brisbane.  Check … Continue reading

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Youth Leadership Asset Mapping in San Fernando, Philippines

By Eric Brown, Sustainable Cities Youth-Led Development Officer On February 8th 2011 Sustainable Cities International, The City of San Fernando and the Junior Chambers International co-hosted the Youth Environment Forum that brought together young leaders from across the city. Following a presentation … Continue reading

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The customer is always right…except in the native tongue

Firth McEachern was working in San Fernando, Philippines in waste management. “Adda ti Black Forest Sundae yo?” “Wala po” the Jollibee cashier replied. “Adda Beef with Mushrooms?” I asked again. “Mayroon po.” “Ilokano ka?” I probed. “O’o Sir.” “Tapos, apay … Continue reading

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