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.

Bunny Luz: My Hour with Wendy Kopp

Bunny Luz (fourth from right) along with Wendy Kopp and the Teach for the Philippines team at HQ.   In 2007, right after I graduated from university, I went to teach for two years in Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental, Mindanao.... Read More

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‘Cher RJ: A Life of Purpose, Gratitude,...

When I think about my experiences working with Teach for the Philippines, I have nothing but gratitude and love towards... Read More >

‘Cher Yna: Ang Matatakuting ‘Cher

Takot ako sa dilim. Alam iyan ng mommy ko na hanggang ngayon kailangan ko siyang tabihan para sa isang mahimbing... Read More >

‘Cher MJ: #MyTFPStory

2014 Marahil isa ako sa napakaraming nagulo ang buhay nang dahil sa TEDx talk ni Sab Ongkiko. Isa pa akong... 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 >


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 >

‘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 >