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“eighty percent   of success is  showing up.”     —Woody Allen
“There are no   accidents in      life.”— Master Oogway (from the movie “Kung Fu Panda”)
Why am I here?
Why am I here?• Partly it is because of Steve Jobs   “Stay Hungry,• His  Stay Foolish”  statement (which was actually from...
“The countries thatout-teach us todaywill out-compete us     tomorrow.”  - Pres. Barack Obama
“Unless you areAWESOME, you will be outsourced…” - Auren Hoffman, Founder & CEO,             Rapleaf
THE YELLOW BOAT PROJECT                                        Jay Jaboneta        Fire Starter, Philippine Funds for Litt...
IT IS NOW SO EASY TO BE CONNECTED…
The Yellow Boat Project                 The Main Ideas• Community-driven. Crowd-funding. Crowd-  sourcing.• The project as...
"If you think youre toosmall to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room."- Anita Roddick, Founder of ...
Show video of the swimming kids in            Masbate
It all started in October 2010 with a single                conversation…    ONE goal:    Build a boat.
The result in 5  months…
1 yellow boat… 200 school bags with school supplies    1 medical and dental mission1 organization devoted to Layag-Layag
The result in 10  months…
In 10 months            Zamboanga                                 Masbate•   2 yellow boats (motorized; can         • 25 y...
SOCIAL MEDIA BUILT OUR BRAND                One Facebook status                  Friends’ re-posts          Bloggers start...
How to get  there?
• THINK BIG• FIND A FEW  SOULMATES• DESIGN  DIFFERENT
“You have the chance to make the world a better       place as a result of what you do.”
Drop a stone in a bucket and the ripples radiate       out.
Will you helpus infect more  people?!?
A personal request:1) Invite us to share our story to other   organizations and help us spread our story2) Support our dre...
Thank You!        If you want this presentation…   Cell: (63) 916 294 2902   Email: jayjaboneta@gmail.com   Website: ww...
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The Yellow Boat Project

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Presentation I gave during the Singapore Math Learning Festival of the Galileo Enrichment Learning Center last October 8, 2011 at the AIM Conference Center.

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The Yellow Boat Project

  1. 1. “eighty percent of success is showing up.” —Woody Allen
  2. 2. “There are no accidents in life.”— Master Oogway (from the movie “Kung Fu Panda”)
  3. 3. Why am I here?
  4. 4. Why am I here?• Partly it is because of Steve Jobs “Stay Hungry,• His Stay Foolish” statement (which was actually from The Whole Earth Catalogue)• Social Media for Social Change
  5. 5. “The countries thatout-teach us todaywill out-compete us tomorrow.” - Pres. Barack Obama
  6. 6. “Unless you areAWESOME, you will be outsourced…” - Auren Hoffman, Founder & CEO, Rapleaf
  7. 7. THE YELLOW BOAT PROJECT Jay Jaboneta Fire Starter, Philippine Funds for Little Kids
  8. 8. IT IS NOW SO EASY TO BE CONNECTED…
  9. 9. The Yellow Boat Project The Main Ideas• Community-driven. Crowd-funding. Crowd- sourcing.• The project as a ‘virus.’• You can start your own mini-project, right NOW!
  10. 10. "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
  11. 11. Show video of the swimming kids in Masbate
  12. 12. It all started in October 2010 with a single conversation… ONE goal: Build a boat.
  13. 13. The result in 5 months…
  14. 14. 1 yellow boat… 200 school bags with school supplies 1 medical and dental mission1 organization devoted to Layag-Layag
  15. 15. The result in 10 months…
  16. 16. In 10 months Zamboanga Masbate• 2 yellow boats (motorized; can • 25 yellow boats (1 motorized) accommodate 20 kids per ride) • 1 makeshift classroom (4• 400 school bags with school supplies rooms)• 3 medical and dental missions • 300 school bags with school• 1 plastic bottle light bulbs project supplies• 2 book donations • 1 medical and dental mission• 1 organization devoted to • 1 book donation Zamboanga • 1 organization devoted to• 12 college scholars Masbate • 1 600-meter water pipe
  17. 17. SOCIAL MEDIA BUILT OUR BRAND One Facebook status Friends’ re-posts Bloggers started writing about itOne blogger celebrated his blog’s anniversary by doing another fund-raising drive TV, Radio, Print started to notice
  18. 18. How to get there?
  19. 19. • THINK BIG• FIND A FEW SOULMATES• DESIGN DIFFERENT
  20. 20. “You have the chance to make the world a better place as a result of what you do.”
  21. 21. Drop a stone in a bucket and the ripples radiate out.
  22. 22. Will you helpus infect more people?!?
  23. 23. 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 http://yellowboat.tumblr.com)3) Buy a copy of Readers Digest’s October 2011 issue4) Vote for us on the Liberal Project - #22 at http://www.fnf.org.ph/theliberalproject/Like us on http://www.facebook.com/philippine.funds
  24. 24. Thank You! If you want this presentation… Cell: (63) 916 294 2902 Email: jayjaboneta@gmail.com Website: www.jayjaboneta.com Twitter: twitter.com/jayjaboneta Facebook: www.facebook.com/jay.michael.jaboneta

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