19 October, 2009

2009 CNN heroes

Have you voted yet for the 2009 CNN Hero? CNN Heroes received nearly 9,000 submissions from 100 countries. A Blue Ribbon Panel selected the Top 10 CNN Heroes for the year. One of the Philippines' very own, Efren PeƱaflorida, was chosen to be on the Top 10 list.

Efren PeƱaflorida gives Filipino youth an alternative to gang membership through education. His Dynamic Teen Company's 10,000 members have taught basic reading and writing to 1,500 kids living in the slums.
If you haven't voted yet, what are you waiting for? Vote now.


Meryl (proud pinay) said...

Great post. na vote ko na ang ating kababayan...I'm proud to be pinoy.

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