Mr Junart Kim Nieva
Attained Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education major in English with units on Filipino courses, at the College of Education, University of Santo Tomas, where he also served as Associate Editor of the Education Journal (ISSN 0015-3021). He taught Filipino and Home Economics in a parochial school, and was mentor of the Journalism Club.
At present he is pursuing entrepreneurship, while involved in various charitable works. He is a freelance writer, but mainly writes for One Philippines News magazine.
His interests include literature, nutrition, theology, complementary therapy and philanthropy. He is keen in the promotion of Philippine culture and heritage whilst abroad. Inspired by Rizalian and Thomism philosophies, his advocacies are equality and diversity, youth empowerment, health and wellness, interfaith, peace, nature protection and preservation, and anti-racism. Aside from travelling which he is so passionate about, he likes to help and inspire people to dream big and achieve their goals in life, overcoming obstacles and rejoicing in victory, making a massive difference in their lives.
Mr. Araial Ilustre
He is a reliable, self-confident, determined and responsible person. He believes that every person is unique and his individual rights to be preserved. He is a person who is always aware of what is going on in the community. He is an experienced member of different Not for Profit organizations in the UK and in the Philippines and actively involved with the campaigns of an anti- corruption organization and fighting against discrimination of Filipino workers in the UK. He attained Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History. He was employed as a university instructor from the university he graduated from, taught political science and social science subjects. In addition, he has achieved his MSc in International Political Communication Advocacy and Campaigning in Kingston University, London.
He is a fundraising practitioner with strong ability to develop a result proofed grant proposals with over 4 years of experience. He is open minded, with track record of consistently achieving targets for charities, especially in the healthcare, religious and welfare sectors. Highly capable of introducing innovative ideas in re-shaping fundraising strategies and highly versed in public relations with a flair in dealing with people from all walks of life.