I don’t have anything to share much about my pre-departure to U.S.A., except that I am very excited for this trip and feel really grateful to have this opportunity. (and also very busy preparing everything including my work before leaving) So I would like to share my experience and my lesson learned on applying for … Continue reading Never Give Up!
This is the typical view of vegetable farms in the mountainous province of Benguet, significant portions of forest area have been converted into farm lands by the early settlers. I couldn't help but think of how much effort they've put in, to cultivate the first few plots of their vegetable garden. Thankfully, what they've started … Continue reading Square one
Hello! My name is Ching Yee, I think by the time you read this we already talked to each other, or not (it's okay, we'll talk soon). I'm just going to leverage on YSEALI Professional fellowship week 1 blog to write my "dear diary, rescue food" moment. I am working with a social enterprise Grub … Continue reading Week 1 : Who this do reduce food waste? 🍰🥒🍕🥕
I am currently waiting at the Jakarta Airport for my flight to Palembang to meet up with Pithan. We will then drive to his city of Prabumulih. Jakarta Indonesia has been wonderful and insightful. Tri from APEKSI had two packed days of meetings and some site seeing. I truly appreciate the kindness and guidance as … Continue reading Jakarta Airport
"Am I good Enough" I have an opportunities to read Michalle Obama Book and I am very touching with this sentences. I always asking my self in every morning when I woke up that What am I going to do today and How the way to develop myself to becoming A professionally women in one … Continue reading Time to FLY’ with New BOOK of Life, Chapter 01: My Name is Yaowalak
After final announcement on 30 July 2019 that I was selected as a representative from Laos under the theme of sustainable development and environment hosted by International County Management Authority (ICMA). In 13 September 2019, I participated the pre-departure orientation, held at American center in Vientiane. The objectives were providing basic information for Young Southeast … Continue reading Well-prepared before exploding the US!
It took me approximately 20 hours to finally arrive at Washington DC. All my strength, muscle and bones are either numb or too exhausted to move after spending too much time sitting. I can't sleep well on the plane, because I am not used to it. However, the main outcome for this trip is that … Continue reading Finally arrive in DC!!
7:30AM: As I drove passed Kundasang, I waved goodbye at Aki Nabalu, a local name given to Mt. Kinabalu, and asked him to bless my journey to a new land. Together in my car were my parents, trying to hold their tears as if I'm moving away - it was a funny sight for me. … Continue reading KE 5788 – SETTING INTENTIONS
A brief introduction - my name is Shaikh Faiz and I'm from Brunei. I currently work at the Ministry of Energy, Manpower & Industry in Brunei, under the Renewable Energy Unit. I've heard a lot about the YSEALI progam since it's inception under the Obama administration and his goal of fostering deeper relations and interactions … Continue reading Here we go
Photos from the week including trips to rural farms, floating rice, traditional foods, and mountain views. Over on Twitter @regeslawless there are more observations and photos. In the second week of my exchange here, we took short trips around the Mekong Delta region, based in the small city of Chau Doc. Business trips included meetings … Continue reading Deep Dive in the Mekong Delta