Day 29: Interview with Elsa – Survivor & Director

Elsa Thomasma is the Director of the GoAbroad Foundation and an active philanthropist who is living and working in Tacloban City, Philippines. Her vision and drive made it possible to construct a storm shelter in Cangumbang, a village south of Tacloban, that saved countless lives during Typhoon Haiyan (known in the Philippines as Yolanda). As […]


Day 9: After Typhoon Haiyan

A picture is worth a thousand words, but photos of life after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged through the Philippines only begin to do the experiences of survivors justice. As you view these photos, we encourage you to examine them as if they were your own. Imagine yourself returning to your home, school, or city, and finding it in literal pieces.

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