Testimonials

Testimony of Via during the COVID-19 health crisis

"I'm Via M. Ladiet. I'm 20 years old. I live in Brgy. Bacuranan Passi City, Iloilo. Currently, I am in second Year College, taking up Bachelor of Science in Criminology. There is a community quarantine all over the Philippines, thus, the government is very strict in...

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Testimony of Rico during the COVID-19 health crisis

"My name is Rico B. C.. I am 20 years old and Second Year College. I live at Brgy. Cabugao Viejo, San Enrique, Iloilo.COVID-19 was a depressing problem at this time. It is a big hindrance to my schooling due to class suspension. I am wondering if how it would be after...

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Testimony of John Charles during the COVID-19 health crisis

« My name is John Charles Quimba. I am 19 years old, Grade 12, and I am supposed to have my graduation now. Instead of celebrating another milestone of my academic student life, COVID-19 changed everything. There are no graduation ceremony and classes are suspended....

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Testimony of Myrna during the COVID-19 health crisis

"It was March 16, 2020 , I was at home doing my daily routine. It was just like nothing until the news about the COVID-19 ignited fear and panic in our community. People came rushing to and fro, buying food stocks and essentials for possible lockdown. Rationality were...

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Testimony of Sheena during the COVID-19 health crisis

« To show my gratefulness to all front liners, I made a banner "Fight a great fight, Stay strong and be Brave". For me the meaning of this phrase; no matter how hard the situation, all the front liners need to fight for themselves and our country. Stay strong in every...

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Arnaud reflects on his mission in the Philippines


“I volunteered for 1 month to share my knowledge and to offer smiles to people who need them.  CAMELEON is an organization with a beautiful purpose. I was easily able to contact the Swiss office to arrange my departure. My mission was to redecorate the walls of...

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“Emotional Freedom Techniques” therapy with Michel

Michel Labrosse, EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) psycho-practitioner, went to the Philippines for a month to train the CAMELEON’s managers and young girls in this practice. EFT is a brief psycho-energetic therapy invented by Gary Greg, an engineer from Stanford,...

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François reflects on his IT mission in the Philippines

François has spent 1 month and a half with CAMELEON Philippines for an IT mission. Throughout his stay, he helped the organization’s staff in all their daily computer work. François held adapted training sessions in order to ensure a global skill assessment for all...

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Christèle talks about her CAMELEON experience!

Christèle has been volunteering for CAMELEON for 5 years. Today, she talks about her experience with us. – How did you hear about CAMELEON? I heard about CAMELEON 5 years ago. I had the opportunity to discover the Philippines while I was on vacation. I loved the...

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Joséphine’s mission : “Advocacy and Prevention”

Joséphine has been an on field « Advocacy and Prevention » volunteer for 3 months in the Philippines for CAMELEON. What made her want to volunteer for CAMELEON? Why has she chosen this mission? How did she experience it? Read her testimony : “Being an International...

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News from Richie

Richie, former beneficiary of the Community Development Program and CAMELEON Child Ambassador, came to France in October since he committed to a year-long civic service within the Apprentis d’Auteuil foundation in Lisieux. Right after landing, he came visit us in...

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Victoria, on-field volunteer!

Victoria has been an on-field volunteer for a month and tells us about her mission. “I always wanted to volunteer abroad, in a local organization. My “personal schedule” allowed me to do so when I ended nursing school, so I looked for organizations based in Asia. I...

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Fabien’s Testimony, CAMELEON Volunteer

Very active, Fabien comes mainly to help with the computer maintenance. Here is his testimony: “I’ve been a volunteer for CAMELEON since September 2008, 10 years now! It was the volunteer week, I had heard of it via Firefox that did the promotion. I had some free time...

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Benjamin and Lucie CAMELEON Volunteers -Testimony

Benjamin and Lucie went to the Philippines for 3 weeks at the Passi center as on-site volunteers. Lucie tells us their story: “We had decided to consecrate a part of our summer 2018 to a travel project a little different than the standard tourism. We wanted to take...

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COUTURE4CAMELEON

Céline is the creator of COUTURE4CAMELEON (Sew4Cameleon). What is COUTURE4CAMELEON you might ask? It's a brand that features on bags, purses fashion accessories and decorative fabrics. All of which is original, handmade and whose profits help support CAMELEON. Céline...

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Aline’s Testimony, sponsor and volunteer

Aline, sponsor of a little girl and journalist by profession, went to the Philippines for 2 months in the beginning of 2018. She tells us :  "I wanted to volunteer since childhood. Retiring at age 62, I had been thinking for a year or two about NGOs, not yet knowing...

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Erwan’s Testimony

"Je cherchais un moyen de participer à la vie quotidienne d’une association lors de l’été 2016. En parcourant les diverses annonces, celle de Caméléon a tout de suite attiré mon attention. En effet, étant alors étudiant en Master de Traduction, il s’agissait pour moi...

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Volunteer France and sponsor : Marie-Paule’s testimony

My crush for Philippines goes back to 35 years. At the time during a trip to different islands, I had seen how people were smiling and welcoming and yet so poor. Then three years ago, Catherine a friend and sponsor of a girl, told me about CAMELEON. The visit of the...

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Gaëlle, godmother and volunteer in France, recounts…

"I have been the godmother of a CAMELEON girl of 20 years old for a year now, and more recently, and for a month now, of a little girl of 10 years old, newcomer to the Center. It’s my sister Géraldine, an active volunteer in Switzerland, who shared her experience with...

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