social innovation

Day 5 // Kevin Lee // Puerto Princesa, Philippines

A series of days that will be featured here are of Ashoka Fellows from the Philippines.

Kevin Lee is an Ashoka Fellow based in Palawan in the Philippines. He is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of A Single Drop for Safe Water (ASDSW), an organization that works to empower communities and local government units in building an effective, efficient, and sustainable water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) system for themselves. 

This is Kevin's day.

To learn more about Kevin Lee and his work, you may read his Ashoka profile here, watch a video here, or visit the website of A Single Drop for Safe Water.

Day 3 // Girlie Garcia-Lorenzo // Manila, Philippines

A series of days we are featuring on The Museum of Days is of Ashoka Fellows in the Philippines.

Maria Fatima "Girlie" Garcia-Lorenzo is the co-founder and Executive Director of Kythe, an organization that works to improve the quality of life of hospitalised children with cancer and other chronic illnesses. Girlie is also the very first Ashoka Fellow in the Philippines.

This is Girlie's day.

Kythe will be celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2017. To learn more about the activities they have lined up, please email If you are interested in volunteering, donating, or buying a ticket for the premier screening of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, please email them as well.

To read more about Girlie and her work for children with cancer and chronic illness, visit her profile at the Ashoka website. You can also visit the Kythe website to learn more about their work.

Day 1 // Terri Jayme-Mora // Manila, Philippines

A series of days to be exhibited on The Museum of Days are of Ashoka Fellows in the Philippines. To introduce the series, we start with a day from the life of the person who sparked the idea to have an Ashoka office in the Philippines, and worked hard to make it happen: Terri Jayme-Mora.

If you are wondering what Ashoka is, a quick search for “Ashoka is…” on YouTube will get you a very fascinating take on what it is all about. Ashoka has Fellows in over 89 countries worldwide, and Terri heads the country office here in the Philippines. 

You can learn more about social innovation and changemaking at the Ashoka website. Here is also a quick rundown of what Ashoka is looking for: