Thursday, January 21

Faces

JEFFREY TARAYAO: On the Summit of Corporate Social Responsibility

JEFFREY TARAYAO: On the Summit of Corporate Social Responsibility

Faces
A STEP into his vintage-themed office gives any visitor a quick look on the material manifestations of his success: scores of gleaming trophies in black, gold, and yellow lined-up on a long wooden table on the left; and next to it, another table adorned by a pile of magazines featuring the younger version of the man now sitting cozily in his office chair. Wearing a navy blue sweater over his collared polo, Jeffrey Tarayao proceeds to tell the story of how he rose from becoming a Thomasian Young Achiever in 2008 to being sort of a superhero bringing light to people’s homes—literally. The Odds and Ends “It was a struggling life.” This is how Tarayao defines his younger years, where he had spent 28 years staying at the maid’s quarters of his dad’s employers, whom he looked up
Faces of Dapitan – 10/15/2015

Faces of Dapitan – 10/15/2015

Faces, Faces of Dapitan
“Maaari po ba kayong magkuwento ng pagkakataon na pinakanalungkot kayo?” “Siguro ito na lang. Kasi pang-fifth year ko na…eh ga-graduate na sana ako last year [kaso] kulang ang subjects ko. [Ang] pinakanakaka-depress [na pagkakataon ay ‘yung] nakikita ko ‘yung batchmates ko [na] guma-graduate. Actually, nandoon ako nung graduation, so umiiyak ako noon.” “Ano po ba ang balak niyo sana pagkatapos ng graduation?” “Gusto ko mag-law school after eh.” “Ano ang pinakapinagsisisihan mo ngayon?” “Sana ‘di ako [nagbalak] mag-shift, kasi dapat magshi-shift pa lang eh [kaso] ‘di tinanggap. Nakapag-drop na ako ng majors ko. Sana ‘di ko nalang dinrop. Sayang lang.” -Denise, 20 Interview by NEIL JAYSON N. SERVALLOS Photo by KARL ANGELO N. VIDAL Ignite your intellectual senses! Like us on