About us





The anxiety of some people-to make friends is so intense, that they never have old ones.

In prosperity our friends know us, in adversity we know our friends.

True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it is lost. (Charles Caleb Colton)

Cecile Lozada

Cecil Lozada-was born on 1st August 1979. A Social Work graduate. She was a guidance counselor in a Vocational School in Negros Occidental. Because of inevitable circumstances she decided to leave her job and is now working in Hong Kong. (click photo for a closer look)

Jane Cervantes-Hutchings

Jane was born on 6 November 1976 in Davao Oriental, Philippines. She is the fourth of six siblings. She is a Social Work graduate. She is married to Peter John Hutchings and has a baby boy (Juan Harrison). She now lives with her new family in Hove, East Sussex, England.

Caroline Quevedo-Catalan

Caroline was born on 18 December 1975 in Surigao City Philippines. She is the youngest of two  children. Her mother is a school teacher. Her father died when she was young. She is married to Arnel Catalan and has a daughter (Ixchel Anne).

She is currently working as a community facilitator for Department of Social Welfare and Development.

Hannah Sharon Gamino

Hannah is a Social Work Graduate from the University of Mindanao. She was working for Department Social Welfare and Development but  she was unlucky enough not to have her contact renewed. She is working at the Bagobo Hotel in Davao City as a Front Desk Receptionist.

Juvie Juloya

Juvie is working for the government as a community organiser base in Cotabato. She is the third of a four siblings. Her father is a school principal and her mother was a midwife.

                              Girley de la Cerna

Girley was born on 27 July 1978 in Tibungco, Davao City, Philippines in a middle class family. She has one  brother. She is a Registered Social Worker.

She is  working for a Non Government Organization called CRC - Children's Rehabilitation Centre - Southern Mindanao Region. they cater for children, ages 18 below, who are  victims, survivors of incest, rape, war and any other adverse circumstances.

They give psychosocial therapeutic activity to the children who are still in trauma by giving them some strategic activity that will help them  release their tension, fears and anger and to be able to cope with their extreme experiences such as militarization..... and after a series of therapeutic activities they will send them back  to their parents. CRC is a mobile therapy program; staff and workers go to the places where the victims are.