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  • image_90Surviving Typhoon Ruby

    Exactly one year after Typhoon Yolanda hit the Philippines and Natan sent out the first delegation of dedicated volunteers in our Towards the Pacific Coalition, another super-typhoon  - Typhoon Ruby, or Typhoon Hagupit - descended on the country’s coast, again wreaking havoc and creating huge amounts of damage. We are very thankful to report that Gal Vinikov, our volunteer in Guyian managed to safely survive the last disaster and that through the vigilance and foresightedness of local…

  • Adi-GalMeet Two of Our Volunteers in the Philippines

    Gal Vinikov and Adi Argov are two Israeli artists who volunteered their time and talents on the sixth mission to the Philippines. After studying International Relations at the IDC in Herziliyya, Gal decided to use her interpersonal and art skills to make a difference in the lives of those suffering in the Philippines. She grew up in a family that always stressed the importance of volunteering and giving back to the community, and was finally able to realize her childhood dream by joining the…

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