Jeepneed Changes: Where Have We Been?
Backers! I've neglected you and it's inexcusable. I can only hope that a little more consistency from here on out can make up for it.
You all believed in us... Read more
NAT test scores, Accomplishments and Lessons Learned
It was so wonderfully affirming to find out NAT test scores increased in schools we operated in. "We work we work!" was the general jump for joy sentiment. It's one... Read more
JeepneED Classes: Video
Time flies! We've been operational with our 4 schools for 3 months now and we've come so far. One of our facilitators, Jem, said it herself, "the beginning... Read more
Launching in Sarangani
Happy New Year! It's been a while since an update, and we've been moving fast. Time we got you up to speed.
Below is a short video of... Read more
Sarangani with Students and Teachers
Our Mobile Lab arrives in Sarangani on Thursday! Hoorah! A few typhoons prevented the boat from shipping it to us sooner, and we'll update you all once it finally gets... Read more
Painting is half done!
Hello everyone! Our paint job is almost done. It's been pushed back because of the rain, but it should be done on Thursday this week! Check out the video to... Read more
JeepneED is piloting in Sarangani Province
We're piloting in Sarangani Province!!! We've partnered with the Alcantara Foundation and Sarangani's education arm QUEST. We will be working with 5 schools, about 1,500 students from... Read more
Below are pie charts showing the total amount of funds raised and where they came from, and the breakdown of our expenses. Note that shipping fees would go... Read more
JeepneEDs search for a Pilot community
Erika and I have been doing a few workshops with the most interested communities in search for the best possible pilot location.
* We spent 5 days in ... Read more
Watch the video and see, different designs of other jeepneys and jeepney influenced vehicles, find out how the JeepneED design changed post Kickstarter. Also, below are pictures of our visit... Read more
1/4th of the way there: Finished JeepneED Cab
Video of the finished JeepneED cab below:
Next, install electrical, finish arts and design and gather, organize tech, curriculum and resources.
Let us know if there are... Read more
Some very quick updates:
1. We got second place at the Fordham Business Plan Competition!One of the Pictures is me and Erika (who was physically present) rehearsing... Read more
FRIENDRAISER & jeepNEEDS
Here's a video snap short of the JeepneED friendraiser in the LEJ Eco Center last Saturday. Thanks to those who came out on such a rainy day.
The materials... Read more
FRIENDraiser March 19, SF & Mango Yellow Updates
Below are more picture updates of how the JeepneED is coming along. Mango Yellow is my new favorite color. Many thanks to the people at AlterEnergies for the... Read more
Quick Update: BIR registration
Another small victory. tax deductible receipts, and a mayor's permit.
JeepneED repairs on the way
Hello all, JeepneED repairs on the way and a chosen logo as well.
See our new canter head, and the heavy welding the boys are doing in order to get... Read more
Help us decide which logo to use. We're really stumped on the lightbulb eyes.
facebook album here http://on.fb.me/fa6FH8
p.s. We've been speaking to classrooms of middle schoolers (elementary... Read more
Short Update: We're Incorporated!!!
Attached are our happy pictures showing off our Securities and Exchange Non-stock papers. Hoooray!
what does this mean? We can open a Jeepneed Bank Account. This is the main perk.... Read more
Short Update on the Field
We have officially purchased our truck and it is now being refurbished. It had a great enviable engine, but the truck head needs to be changed completely.
I... Read more
Last Friday, Erika, Francis (a mechanic) and I went to Laguna to inspect our first big potential buy, a 98 dropside canter with, in Francis' words, a beautiful... Read more
Patience and Pride
Apologies for the absence. I wanted to reach out again with exciting news to report.
1. It's official, we have Fiscal Sponsorship with the Bayanihan Foundation Worldwide
Some housekeeping. We will be requesting info on names, addresses etc to give you your due rewards within the next 2 weeks. Kickstarter allows us to contact you... Read more
JeepneED: Counting Eggs
a celebratory dance and thank you to everyone (see official jeepneed dance in video below). Please pay special attention to amazon emails as i think certain cards are... Read more
Sustainability and Questions
Sustainability has been on our mind the past few days. We crunched some numbers, and are excited to say that supporting a JeepneEd education for a year will... Read more
JeepneEd: Why Mobile, and what next?
With 2 days left we are on the edge of our seats. Tell a friend and make it happen. Make it Happen.
We spent the last few weeks... Read more
Short and Sweet: Flash Back
This is a flashback into 2 hours of the many months spent into planning and learning and researching before launching JeepneED.
The count down continues. Currently, the amount... Read more
I'm moved by the support of 20 new backers, hello to you and welcome.
We are a few days to deadline (depending on time zone) and we trully... Read more
Pictures and Pending Deadlines
The past two days have been paper work: our partnership proposal for Bohol, crunching numbers, and projecting possible partnership options. We want the communities we serve to be as involved... Read more
Back From Bohol
Fresh of the plane, and back in Manila, Erika and I are now full of well -informed fresh ideas on implementation. None of them are new, but all of them... Read more
Writing from the water
Erika and I are currently making site visits to the areas we plan to launch. I'm blogging from Cebu. Just finished our first site visit to Bohol, and... Read more
Shaina's plane touched down at 3 p.m. last Friday at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila, Philippines. We reunited the day after, Saturday, at 8 a.m. to share a cup... Read more
We are 1/16 to our goal! The support has been wonderful.
It's difficult to personalize spreading the word while packing up my life for my flight to Manila in 4... Read more