ATO President Crystal Maureen D. Santillan presents the thrusts and brief information about the organization during the 2017 Asia-Pacific Environment Forum in Kangwon National University in South Korea. (Image from UNEP-EPLC)
Months of volunteer work paid off for the the Mag-aba Mangrove Reforestation Project, the organization’s pioneer community project implemented in a coastal community in Pandan, Antique Province in Panay Island, Philippines and is financially supported by the UN Environment Program – Eco Peace Leadership Center (UNEP-EPLC) of the Kangwon National University in South Korea, and by the South Korean Company, Yuhan-Kimberly, Ltd. The project was chosen as a best project by the EPLC and will receive the award during the Asia-Pacific Environmental Forum on October 2018.
Ms. Crystal Maureen D. Santillan, the organization president, will receive the award on behalf of the organization and the project team behind the youth-led environmental work.