ARC Refreshments Corporation held their 6th ARC Young Leaders Camp in Mataas na Kahoy, Batangas on February 10-12, 2017. The event was a hub for young leaders from various colleges and universities to learn more about leadership and commitment. Bambike founder Bryan Benitez McClelland shared the story of how his social enterprise came about and how he continues to help spread awareness about the environment and sustainability.
Bambike is proudly partnered with Gawad Kalinga. “Gawad Kalinga,” translated in English means to “give care”; it is a Philippine-based movement that aims to end poverty by first restoring the dignity of the poor. It employs an integrated and holistic approach to empowerment with values-formation and leadership development at its core. Established in 2003, The Foundation currently works with over 2,000 communities and has been recognized as the 2006 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee & 2012 Skoll Awardee for Social Entrepreneurship.