Social Media for Social Change (Tarlac Youth Summit)


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Presentation I gave to the participants of the 1st ever Tarlac Youth Summit, October 21, 2011.

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Social Media for Social Change (Tarlac Youth Summit)

  1. 1. 80% “ of success isshowing up.” —Woody Allen
  2. 2. “There are noaccidents in life.”— Master Oogway (from the movie “Kung Fu Panda”)
  3. 3. THE YELLOW BOAT PROJECT Jay Jaboneta Fire Starter, Philippine Funds for Little Kids
  4. 4. "If you think youre toosmall to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room." - Anita Roddick, Founder of Body Shop
  5. 5. ONE goal:Build a boat.
  6. 6. 1 yellow boat… 200 school bags with school supplies 1 medical and dental missionIn 5 months 1 organization devoted to Layag-Layag
  7. 7. In 10 months Zamboanga Masbate• 2 yellow boats (motorized; can • 25 yellow boats (1 motorized) accommodate 20 kids per ride) • 1 makeshift classroom (4 rooms)• 400 school bags with school supplies • 300 school bags with school supplies• 3 medical and dental missions • 1 medical and dental mission• 1 plastic bottle light bulbs project • 1 book donation• 2 book donations • 1 organization devoted to Masbate• 1 organization devoted to Zamboanga • 1 600-meter water pipe• 12 college scholars
  8. 8. Lessons Learned
  9. 9. “The great little thing a little lamp can do which the big sun cannot do is give light at night. It shows no one is superior by size but by purpose. If we cannot do great things, we can do small things in a great way. Little things make a BIG difference to God.”
  10. 10. “Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ‘Make me feel important.’ Not only will you succeed in sales, you will also succeed in life.” – Mary Kay Ash
  11. 11. “Only passion will get you through thetough times… It’s the romance, not the finance that makes business worth pursuing.” – Randy Komisar
  12. 12. “There is a difference between interest and commitment. When you are interested in doingsomething, you do it only when it is convenient. When you are committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.” – Kenneth Blanchard
  13. 13. “Life is like a football game. We are the football. Never mind the kicks of some people because without those kicks, we may not reach the goal.”
  14. 14. “Two fishermen got trapped in a stormin the middle of the lake. One turned to the other and asked: ‘Should we pray or should we row?’
  15. 15. “His wise companion replied: Let’s doboth!”May we always equip our work withprayers and our prayers with work…
  16. 16. The next time you admire all the wonderful things God made.Remember that YOU are one of them!
  17. 17. A candledoesn’t loseanything by lighting another candle.
  18. 18. “Make your influence POSITIVE.”
  19. 19. A personal request:1) Invite us to share our story to other organizations and help us spread our story2) Support our dream to help all kids who swim to school in 12 months (learn more at Buy a copy of Readers Digest’s October 2011 issueLike us on
  20. 20. Thank You! If you want this presentation…  Email:  Website:  Twitter: Facebook: