My Internship

My Internship

By Lisa Vromman February 9, 2017 GOING ABROAD One of the possibilities to do your internship and graduation project is to choose for a North-South internship where you combine the two, designing a product with the locals abroad. I saw it as a challenge to have an...
Work and play, in and out of the city

Work and play, in and out of the city

By Laura van Poucke March 2016 After four intense weeks, I started feeling quite at home here …but very hard to work or do anything because of (1) the summer heat (now so it’s even hotter than before!), and (2) of snail-paced internet. The city: not a place to be I’m...
The comforts of development…

The comforts of development…

By Sophie Passelecq April 3, 2017 When I visited San Isidro the first time, I was invited for a meeting a couple of weeks later. The meeting was of the SASAM (Sandigan Samahang Magsasaka; literally translated the Pillar of the Peasant Association). Sasam fights for...
So they will be a little less forgotten

So they will be a little less forgotten

By Sophie Passelecq April 3, 2017 I left Manila knowing I was going to a wonderful place, a center of global biodiversity, the Eden of the Pacific… Of course I knew this was an immersion, I would be exposed to the living situation and struggles of the locals living in...