Volunteer Spotlight: Robin Marero on Living with Compassion, Finding Purpose, and Forming a Family in the Advocacy

After such great loss, Robin is determined to give back great love to the community that saw him through.

Volunteer Spotlight: A New Queen on the Rise

Nicole bagged First Runner-Up at the end of the night — a feat Nicole herself considers a satisfying end to the journey of a 26-year old BPO employee who, only months ago, had one previous office pageant and a noontime show transgender queen search on her kontesera (pageant veteran) résumé.

Volunteer Spotlight: Stepping Up For A Higher Purpose

As it empowers more people to get tested for HIV, the organization grew the need for full-time employees to sustain itself. Some people had the courage and passion to take their advocacies to the next level and work in a non-profit organization while helping the community as volunteers.

Volunteer Spotlight: A Lenten Season Reflection – It is All About Love

Contrary to the perceptions of many, homosexuality is not necessarily condemned by the Church. In fact, the experiences of three LoveYourself volunteers – Rye Tumbaga, Gibs de los Santos, and Geno Maglinao, point to the Church as a safe place of acceptance and love.

Volunteer Spotlight: Danvic, Ruben, Leo, and Aaron—Bright Minds, Big Hearts

Ask anyone what the noblest profession is, and there’s a good chance they’ll say “educator.” It should come as no surprise. Educators, after all, are assigned the Herculean task of shaping people’s minds. While not all bearing the title are able to live up to the high standards of their calling, there are those who go above and beyond to fulfill their duties.
In LoveYourself, educators exist, too. Counselors, for example, put hours into training, so they can educate their families, friends, and clients about HIV. What most people outside the organization may not be as familiar with, however, is Love U: The Corporate University of LoveYourself, which serves as the learning hub for all of the organization’s stakeholders.

Volunteer Spotlight: Yanyan Araña and Bubbles Rosos, “I Am A Woman”

If you happen to be part of the LGBT community and an advocate of diversity and inclusion, you definitely have an idea of one of the spectrums of the rainbow, the transgender people.

Volunteer Spotlight: Dalton Claudio and Frenzy Importado, Honing the HIV Testing Experience

The volunteer duo believes the fear of HIV testing is best banished with an uplifting counseling experience, so they set out to create a better process for LoveYourself’s flagship testing event.

Volunteer Spotlight: Jemuel Titan, LoveYourself’s Precious “Jem”

Jemuel Titan, more popularly known as “Jamie Well Titan,” or just simply “Jem,” has been consistently counseling for more than a year as a volunteer at LoveYourself. His dedication to guiding others in finding out their HIV status has made him one of the top counselors of LoveYourself Anglo, having helped over three hundred clients.

Volunteer Spotlight: Monching Domingo Co, a Lover and a Fighter

LoveYourself counselor and single dad Monching has had his fair share of ups and downs, but his unwavering spirit and constant inspirations in life have gotten him through hell and high water time and time again.