Presentation on theme: "2013 : An extraordinary year of one tragedy after another, especially for those who live in the Visayas and Mindanao Yolanda devastated thousands (Nov)"— Presentation transcript:
2013 : An extraordinary year of one tragedy after another, especially for those who live in the Visayas and Mindanao Yolanda devastated thousands (Nov) Zamboanga Conflict displaced thousands (Sept) Bohol Earthquake rocked thousands (Oct)
These events have brought the FILIPINO to its core: Relationships that refuse to leave each other behind. Walang Iwanan means leave no one behind.
The Filipino peoples RESILIENCE… …have inspired other nations to help.
BC 2007: 4 sites. 3K volunteers BC sites. 80K volunteers (Photo taken in Lantawan, Basilan) BC 2009: Sulu, Zamboanga. 1K volunteers BC 2012: 5 sites. 10K volunteers The Bayani Challenge has been an annual volunteerism event since 2006
Builds relationships among different sectors, groups and nationalities, creating peaceful and more caring communities that are ready to help during disasters or regular volunteer activities Nung dumating yung Pablo, di kami nahirapan. Since volunteerism and the spirit of Bayanihan have been a way of life in ComVal, we rose up to the challenge with resiliency. - GOV ARTURO UY, Compostela Valley Gathers and inspires volunteers who are key players in innovating and implementing plans that address poverty and other social challenges Raises extraordinary resources that complement funded or unfunded programs of the local government The Bayani Challenge is a 5-day adventure of nation-building and making hope concrete for the poor.
Aklan Antique Bohol Capiz Cebu Eastern Samar Iloilo Leyte Palawan Negros Occidental Samar Zamboanga APR 9 – JUN 12 YOU choose WHEN (5 days), & WHERE. You can go on your own, but its always more fun to form a team with family & friends
Wk 1: Apr Wk 2: Apr Wk 3: Apr 30 - May 4 Wk 4: May Wk 5: May Wk 6: May Wk 7: May 28 - Jun 1 Wk 8: Jun Wk 9:Jun Highlight Weeks Bayani Challenge 2014 Holy Week Labor Week Freedom Week Apr 12 – 16 Apr 30 – May 4 Jun 8 – 12 *Program may be subject to change. Highlight weeks will have a few special events based on weeks theme.
5 days of being HEROES for one another…
Tubbataha Reef (PALAWAN) Bantayan Island (CEBU) Talisay Ruins (NEGROS OCCIDENTAL) Chocolate Hills (BOHOL) La Paz Batchoy (ILOILO) San Juanico Bridge (SAMAR) … and of discovering the beauty of the Filipino & the Philippines
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