On the 15th of September 2017, marked the beginning of the reputable life changing and revitalizing journey of three foreign participants who decided to choose Philippines as their destination.
NH17 Cycle - 2nd Arrival
It's Saturday Night Fever!
Our 60th Anniversary of providing Intercultural Learning opportunities was held at Makati Shangri-La on the 26th of August 2017. It is within our hopes that we have provided a fun-filled learning experience.
BEING SET-UP FOR SUCCESS: AAI Program & Standards Guideline Seminar
AFS Asia Pacific Initiative (AAI) members from China, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, South Korea and the Philippines gathered at the AAI Program & Standards Guideline Seminar in Manila last August 21-26, 2017.
THE AFS IPP VISION 2020
For sixty years, AFS Intercultural Programs Philippines (AFS IPP) has surmounted challenges and celebrated milestones in pursuit of its mission to provide intercultural learning opportunities to Filipino communities.
So Much to Learn and Discover
It’s been a little over two months since I packed up my bags in Brooklyn and departed for the Philippines.Since then, I’ve learned to live with a new family, to ride in jeepneys, to make bruschetta and antipasto, to use more Tagalog words and phrases, and, most importantly, to navigate the ins and outs of Filipino life.
AFS IPP to Establish School Clubs Nationwide
In 2016, the AFS Intercultural Programs Philippines (AFS IPP) Board of Trustees, chapter representatives to the board of trustees and staff convened to discuss the state of the organization after 60 years.
Team Maguindanao Launches Peace of Mind Project 2.0
The Peace of Mind Project 2.0, in partnership with the Child Protection Committee of the Department of Education- ARMM, was successfully launched last January with the Training of Trainers. The training was attended by the core team, volunteers, and the six high school teachers from the partner schools in Maguindanao.
P.E.A.C.E. Program Launched
In 2016, the European Federation for Intercultural Learning (EFIL) and AFS Asia and the Pacific Initiative (AAI) worked together in developing a program proposal referred to as Global Citizenship Trimester Program (GCTP), which obtained the approval and funding support of the European Commission Erasmus+
From Dresden to Marinduque: learning to see through the eyes of a farmer
I am a twenty-year-old German girl from Dresden and I have been a volunteer at AGREA for five months now (since February 2017). I am based in Marinduque where most of my time is spent at the AGREA Model Farm. There, I have been helping out the farmers and growing my own crops.