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Changemakers are individuals who change the world in their own ways. I am lucky to meet them and talk to them. Read about them here.

Remembering Willem

This is a sidebar story to this news report published on Saturday. Last Friday's march to the Philippine Embassy in The Hague, The Netherlands brought Willem Geertman’s fellow NGO workers to tears – of hate and sadness. They fondly remembered the en...
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Independent, impartial investigation sought for Dutchman killed in PH

Several Holland-based NGOs condemned the killing of development worker Willem Geertman who was murdered in front of his office in Pampanga, Philippines Tuesday afternoon. Amsterdam-based groups Bayan Europe and Dutch-Filipino Solidarity Group asked ...
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Fil-Dutch ‘Michael Jackson’ to send Pinoy street children to school

While the Filipino community reels from a recent boxing event at the NAIA, here's some good news from the Filipino community in The Netherlands published on GMA News Online. content if browser does not support
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Passion, the virtue of the brave

Don't ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs are people who have come alive. - Attributed to Howard Thurman I admire people who follow their passion. And you k...
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