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Philippines

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Country Information

Quick Facts

Name: Republic of the Philippines
Population: 100 million
Capital: Manila
Language: Filipino
Currency: Peso (PHP)
Time zone: PST (UTC +8)

As a newly industrialized country, the Philippine economy which was once founded upon its agriculture is now moving towards an economy based on services and manufacturing. The Philippines is made up of a total of 7,107 islands, only 2000 of which are inhabited. The islands are broadly categorized under 3 main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. It is the 7th most populated country in Asia and the 12th most in the world.

It is unsurprising that the Philippines attracts tourists due to its incredibly rich biodiversity found across its islands. The mountains, rainforests and diving spots, as well as its impressive cultural heritage all, add to the reasons why the Philippines is such an incredible place to experience.

Philippines Programs

Palawan Experience – Aborlan

 Palawan – Philippines – € 240 Euros Per Week

Palawan ExperienceLearn about fishing and agriculture by working alongside local villagers who have devoted their lives to these professions!

This program offers the unique opportunity to work alongside the local villagers of Palawan in their authentic professions: fishing and agriculture. You will assist the local villagers by joining them in their fishing practices and by working in the fields/plantations, giving you an extraordinary insight into the livelihood of the people of Palawan and their culture.