Kuwento

KUWENTO means story, and this is our space for reflection. This is where members of the Teach for the Philippines family share their experience of being part of the movement towards education reform. We hope that through sharing our KUWENTO, we will be able to give you a more complete view of what it means to leave your mark for our children, and for our country.


Clarissa: On The Proverbial Plastic Bench

Mired in bureaucracy. Seeking meritocracy. How do you solve a problem like a system? My Filipino driving license expired and I have been to four Land Transportation Offices (LTOs) since I began the process of renewing it. Taguig City LTO went "offline"... Read More

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‘Cher MJ: #MyTFPStory

[Warning: LONG POST] 2014 Marahil isa ako sa napakaraming nagulo ang buhay nang dahil sa TEDx talk ni Sab Ongkiko... Read More >

‘Cher Mel: Finding the Answers inside the...

The Fellowship Program of Teach for the Philippines is an experience of self-discovery and leadership. We start by acknowledging that... Read More >

‘Cher Adam: The Gifts that Keep Giving

Five Insights for TFP Alumni in Transition The majority of my network knows me as a communications practitioner, a professional... Read More >

Gunita

You, my dear teachers, are capable of so much love and that is your power. When you feel like you’ve... Read More >

‘Cher Marc: Pabaon

Mga tatlong taon na mula nang matapos ang aking Fellowship sa Teach for the Philippines. Ngayon, nagtuturo na ako sa... Read More >

‘Cher Caleb: Dignified

“Education is not the filling of the pail but the lighting of the fire.” – Irish poet William Butler Yeats... Read More >

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‘Cher Liane: #LabanMacabalan Para Sa Bata, Para...

The past week has been overwhelming in every sense of the word. Ang daming kailangan gawin kapag bagong lipat ka,... Read More >

A Reminder of My Why

The following Experiences entry was written by Carmina Regine Fernandez of the 2013 Cohort. She originally wrote this essay in... Read More >

CEP Intern Kristina: Things I’ve Learnt in...

Teach for the Philippines is located at Unit 201 Asia Tower Condominium, Benavidez corner Paseo de Roxas Street, Legaspi Village,... Read More >

‘Cher Delfin: Top 10 Things to Bring...

Clarissa Delgado, CEO; Monette Santos, Chief Program Officer; Cynes Magpantay, Chief-of-Staff; TFP staff, former bosses; Parents, guests, and of course,... Read More >