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Last night, we put some protective packing on the rails of our donated surfboards. Seven were recently repaired by volunteers in preparation of opening a new after school surf program in Sorsogon, Gubat Bay, Philippines. Special thanks to Michael Dayao and Cristine Blanco for packing and the Wahine Project and Sunshine in the Fog for … Continue reading Surfboard Packing Goes Faster with Three People
Thank you WISE Surf Shop in San Francisco for hosting our next destination of the Tiki Surfboard tour, on view here until the end of July, 2012. You can start bidding through the link below: http://www.32auctions.com/tikisurfboard Proceeds of the sale go towards the stipends of our surf program coordinators for Balikbayod’s youth after school surf … Continue reading Tiki Collectible Surfboard Now on View at WISE Surf Shop in SF
One of our volunteers attended ComicCon back in July and was chatting it with up some animators about our organization. We got some really cool sketches donated to us from people that truly thought we had a good cause. The folks at Kaboom! Studios loved our program so much that they mailed us back this … Continue reading Huey, Dewey and Louie go to the Philippines
We have just received a program update from one of the school teachers, Mam Pitang, on Siargao Island. Four of our Balikbayod participants passed the ALS Accreditation and Equivalency test, and they have now been promoted to the secondary or high school level! Congratulations! The ALS, which stands for the Alternative Learning System, is a … Continue reading Program Update: What the kids are up to!