Francis and I traveled from Manila to Occidental Mindoro on May 14th. The original plan was to divide our four days in Mindoro into two: mountains and sea. The mountain excursion had to be cancelled to due unforeseen conditions. Francis told me that meant we would have four days on the beach. I don't think … Continue reading Divin’ in Sablayan
"We are not only growing plants, but we also grow good health for people too", said Scott at Grow Johnson County -----------------------I am still hearing the voice of the sentence above----------------------------- It is undeniable the fact that we cannot trigger the time back, but all moments in Dubuque have become unforgettable experience. The third week has … Continue reading Iowa – the Land of Farm, Heirloom Seeds and Hope for Food Security
"Give a man a fish, you feed him a day. If you teach him how to fish you feed him for a lifetime" The above sentence has been widely used in the field of Sustainable Development because it does reflect the sustainability clearly. When start helping people by only providing them with the result instead … Continue reading Spring, Sunshine, Plant Growth, Farm Preparation, Education and Community in Sustainable Dubuque
After completing orientation in Washington D.C., I traveled to Dubuque, Iowa where is the place that I come here for learning and gaining fantastic experiences. When I arrived in the city, I obtained a warm welcome from host community representatives, Mrs. Phyllis lee and Mrs.Cori Burbach. So, this is a good start to live with … Continue reading Sustainable breath in the sustainable Dubuque, Iowa
Today is my last day at my host office. During four weeks in Connecticut, I have a great chance to broaden my professional expertise, knowledge and understanding for better address the challenges facing in my country especially in term of promoting local participatory in governance and legislation. Moreover, I have been offered the opportunity to … Continue reading Food for Friendships: Culinary Diplomacy
70 Years with 4,596 Royal Development Projects for better living of Thai people. At his Coronation, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, declared “We shall reign with righteousness for the benefits and happiness of the Siamese people”. He has committed and worked tirelessly throughout his life for dignity and humility to his … Continue reading My Role Model in Human Development
Last night, while it was raining heavily outside, I was about to bed. Then, my phone started to vibrate and this message pop up! “What’s going on outside”, I guess. Another alert showed on my phone’s screen while I was sleeping. It did wake me up and luckily I found that my room’s ceiling … Continue reading The Emergency Warning System: Lesson Learned in CT
First of all, I would like to thank the U.S. Department of State for funding the YSEALI Fellowship program, as well as ICMA for coordinating this wonderful project. Moreover, it is absolutely a great honor to be hosted by the United States House of Representatives in Connecticut where I am exploring more about the legislative … Continue reading Connecticut at Glance!