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Habitat for Humanity Youth Build 2014 in Bohol

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Pinoy Adventurista
Pinoy Adventurista | May 12, 2014
Habitat for Humanity Youth Build in Bohol Habitat for Humanity Youth Build in Bohol

Habitat for Humanity Philippines is a global non-profit organization committed to addressing the housing backlog in the country. The Habitat Youth Build is a movement that engages young people to raise funds for, and awareness of the poverty housing situation in the Asia-Pacific region where one in eight people live in slums, according to the United Nations.

Habitat for Humanity Youth Build in Bohol Habitat for Humanity Youth Build in Bohol

Last May 3, 2014, thousands of youth gathered for this year’s Habitat for Humanity “Youth Build”, happening simultaneously in four key provinces and cities in the country (Bohol, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, and Naga), to make a commitment to help build decent homes for low-income families across the country. In Bohol alone, some 5,000 youth gathered for the Youth Build locally themed, “Tagbo. Tukod. Tana!”, where thousands made a pledge of commitment to help rebuild Bohol by volunteering for Habitat’s house-rebuilding efforts that will run for the next several months.

Habitat for Humanity Youth Build in Bohol Habitat for Humanity Youth Build in Bohol

The symbolic build happened in the municipality of Loon where 6 initial houses were built. Joining the event is Habitat for Humanity Ambassador Chris Tiu, Boholano actor-director Cesar Montano with his celebrity friends Alvin Anson and Dolly Ann Carvajal. Also present in the event were Brian Llamanzares (son of Sen. Grace Poe-Llamanzares), Simon Tantoco (Habitat Youth Council president) and Bb. Pilipinas World 2006, another proud Boholana, Anna Maris Igpit.

Habitat for Humanity Youth Build in Bohol Habitat for Humanity Youth Build in Bohol

The youth convergence took place at the Holy Name University open field with fun games, inspirational messages from youth leaders, and performances from bands and local talents.

Habitat for Humanity Youth Build in Bohol Habitat for Humanity Youth Build in Bohol

VOLUNTEER NOW! Visit www.habitat.org.ph to register.

FOR THE FULL STORY AND MORE PHOTOS, VISIT: Voluntourism: Habitat for Humanity Philippines' "Tagbo. Tukod. Tana!" Youth Build 2014 in Bohol


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