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Jay Jaboneta
Co-Founder, Yellow Boat of Hope Foundation; Explorer by day, Game Designer by night
Co-Founder, Yellow Boat of Hope Foundation; Explorer by day, Game Designer by night


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“I feel that more than doing great work or achieving milestones, leaders must build capacity and see how they can design the organization to build sustainability into it. We need to develop business models that will fund organizations with good social causes because we want them to achieve their purposes or missions. But doing it in such a way that it also empowers more people and organizations. That’s because we cannot do it alone. We need a critical base of change makers to be able to make a big difference,” he relates.

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"Sometimes I have to remind myself that I don't have to do what everyone else is doing."

Watch my interview about our Adopt-A-Fisherman project yesterday!

You can give a man a fish and he eats for a day. 

You can teach a man how to fish and help him get fish for a lifetime. 

Or you can fund a boat for our affected fishermen who lost everything during Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) and give back some love and hope to their kids, family and community. 

Details for donating here:

“Give until it hurts.”  ― Corazon Aquino

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Here are the main links I’ve found that summarize rescue and relief efforts following the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (local name: Yolanda), I’ll update it as I find more:

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Let's vote for the Philippines in the Open Government Partnership's Bright Spots awards. Vote for Vivien Suerte-Cortez!

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Updated a piece I wrote about lessons learned on board the yellow boat...
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