Press Release from MakeSense Philippines
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Metro Manila, September 9, 2019 — Makesense Asia announces the start for the call for applications for Act 4 Impact – its premier social innovation program for citizens across the region.
Makesense is a people-powered community that started from Paris, France eight years ago, and has now expanded worldwide.
Makesense has been in Asia for four years now, and it has been working on enabling every Juan to collectively tackle the social and environmental issues that they care about.
The past four and a half years of makesense in Asia has shown us the amazing power of community through the relevant events, workshops, and campaigns they’ve been running themselves.
It’s clear that once given the platform, resources, and support to create positive impact, they’re ready to take action, whether it’s about sustainable tourism, agriculture, or clean energy.
There is so much potential for citizens in Asia, especially for those who are keen to learn more and be trained in event organization, campaigning, and design thinking methodologies.
Our current community of volunteers have shown us that they have the potential to significantly shape the future of the region if they are well supported. They have amazing ideas, deep motivations, and strong passion for the country.
Currently, Makesense is present in several countries across Asia, including the Philippines, India, Vietnam, and Taiwan among others. Our goal is to grow the number of trained and engaged ambassadors who are all collectively building a more sustainable and inclusive world,” said Léa Klein, makesense Asia Director.
The team is excited to launch the Call for Applications for their premiere social innovation program for citizens, which includes online training with integrated offline application on design thinking methodologies, campaign organization, social
entrepreneurship, and related topics. The program is 100% free and will culminate in the biggest Citizens Night in April 2020, which features the best projects ran by citizens across Asia.
“Volunteering for MakeSense has been a unique experience for me. I’ve always been the type who prefers to have a framework whenever I do tasks and projects — one of those being social impact projects. With MakeSense, I’m able to organize these kinds of activities easier with the help of their open source tools and methodologies, ” said Ian Mia, makesense Philippines Volunteer.
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