It has been said that to be a good communicator, you must be able to connect with your target audience. You must also be able to make your audience act on what you wrote especially when your message ends with a call to action. Moreover, in order to make it interesting for readers, your format must be in story form. As communication expert John C. Maxwell says, “everyone communicates, few connect.”
Learning to be resilient, adapting to the challenges brought about by the pandemic and not giving up on one’s dreams are how three scholars from Ang Misyon Inc. live their lives today, still planting seeds of hope through their music.
IN the field of culture and the arts, Ang Misyon Inc.’s (AMI) Orchestra of the Filipino Youth has shown how cultivating the talents of the youth can lead to a better future as citizens of this country. Marjon Dayo shares his journey from salesman to printing shop worker and, finally, communication and partnership assistant at AMI.
On July 15, 2020, around 49 participants attended the first Lopez CSR Council virtual meeting. Those who met via Zoom were movers of the Lopez Group of companies’ CSR departments who reported on what they have done and are doing to assist their employees, host communities and those who sought their help.
HERE is the story of one of PhilAsia Assistance Foundation Inc.’s (PAAFI) successful scholars, engineer/professor Jay Tumanda. It took weeks to get hold of him as he was quite busy. Finally, when he responded to our email, he was on his way abroad for a seminar. PAAFI, one of Lopez Group Foundation Inc.’s member foundations, was started by the late Roby M. Lopez, then continued by the late Presy Lopez Psinakis with the support of friends in the Philippines and abroad. PAAFI is now chaired by Maritess L. Lopez, wife of Lopez Group chairman Manuel M. Lopez.