What is happening in our society now — the division, confusion, noise, and lack of direction — is not your fault. I think of this as a point of reawakening that somehow in the past, we lacked the courage and the passion to address the big issues that affect both our children and youth. Maybe the efforts of those who came before us fell a tad short in making sure that we build a generation equipped for the challenges of the future.
Too much analysis will cause paralysis and eventually irreparable damage. This is one of the critical lessons that the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us in the Positive Youth Development Network. The current state of affairs of our country is seemingly causing the diffusion of views towards opposite poles, the division among us becomes counterproductive and unbecoming of a stronger nation. We sometimes wait too long to respond, focusing on minor technicalities that frustrate the very end goal of serving our communities, where the battle is real, rather than technical, and away from the comforts of our homes.

#YOUTHCan Series

Here’s a collection of stories as a testament that the youth can create positive change towards a healthier Philippines.

What’s next?

What's next?

Young Heroes Initiative – High Five

Patterned after Unilab Foundation’s Ideas Positive program, this initiative will cater children and adolescents aged 10-17 years old to create innovative solutions to tackle public health concerns focused on HIV and AIDS awareness, and Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health.