VOTY Tacloban Visit 2015

Voice of the Youth – Tacloban together with Josh Castro had a fun 3-day tour, activities and team building in Leyte province last April 13-15, 2015.


It is such a wonderful experience to meet students from Voice of the Youth – Tacloban chapter and see their skills in organizing such events and activities.

Day 1:


DZR Airport

Tent City

Tacloban City areas hardly hit by Typhoon Haiyan

UP Tacloban

Eastern Visayas State University

Leyte Provincial Capitol

Tacloban City Hall

Sto. Nino Church and Shrine

San Juanico Bridge

Basey, Samar

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Day 2

2nd day to be with VOTY Tacloban members. It is not just an ordinary visit and activities but to experience each others company. Know their stories, dreams and aspirations, and to feel the “Waray Waray” hospitalities.

Tours for the 2nd day includes a visit to MacArthur Landing Park in Palo, Leyte; Tzu Chi Village for Yolanda survivors, Hill 522, Palo Cathedral and several mass graves in the area.

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VOTY Tacloban as Earth warriors. Serving not only to inspire but to care for our environment.IMG02607 IMG02608 IMG02612 IMG02613

VOTY Tour also includes a visit to Tolosa, Leyte.



Experiencing the province, simple life and bonding.

Voice of the Youth – Tacloban and Josh Castro on a beach camping, Bangus feeding and interview to the residents in Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Tanauan, Leyte.

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Voice of the Youth Tacloban on Tacloban City’s FM Radio station, MOR 94.3 TACLOBAN.



3 Days in Tacloban City is such a great and memorable experience. Feels like home, and inspire with them.

Thanks to Voice of the Youth Tacloban members who participated!

Cristine Ladrera

Lutchie Tiongson

Marco Maca

Dave Mercado

Jan Michael Solijon

Lorgil Callera

Arvin Pepe

Pau Matt Fornis

Kristine Agustin

Auralyn Bapa

Jacob Atienza

Wenna Jo Mantua


Daryk Deriada


From Tacloban with love! – Josh Castro


(Photos by: Dave Mercado)

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