Our Journey

2014
Early beginnings

The journey of Sigya Ph is a remarkable testament to the power of community engagement, creativity, and social responsibility. Sigya Ph began working for Project PEARLS in 2014 as an organizer of livelihood programs. collaborating closely with community livelihood programs for Tondo (Ulingan) mothers. As co-founders of the program brand Nourish, Sigya Ph Chief Creative Officer (Lamuelle Vianca Domdom-Ong) and Ludic Ph Owner Aileen Hamor Anchinges were in charge of the program plans, upskilling, pricing competitiveness, product design, and revenue management.

The mothers and their family moved to Batia, Bulacan, at the end of the 2-year program. The accessories produced by Nourish are composed of paper beads that are made from old magazines

2014

In the same year, Likhang Tahak, a social enterprise that supports NGOs that work to improve the lives of Filipinos, was established in collaboration with the Teach Peace Build Peace Movement. Likhang Tahak social Enterprise was founded to support the NGOs programs that contribute to making the Filipino Child and Youth a Peace Builder. This social venture also applies the concept of UPCYCLING.

Sigya Ph journey community frames
2015
community frames

Vianca actively volunteered from 2015 to 2017 to help Juan Portrait continue hosting upcycling workshops for schools in rural locations while also managing the NGO's Community Frame exhibit curations in Atok, Benguet; Dingalan, Aurora; and Kiangan, Ifugao. 

Sigya Ph journey community frames
Sorsogon National High School
2018
Bound to Sorsogon

In order to promote youth participation in art and cultural heritage, Sigya Ph organized a young community mural in 2018 in collaboration with the organizers of the Kasanggayahan Tattoo Festival and SNHS Batch 2001. creating a mural that reflects their understanding of the Kasanggayahan Festival, the pride of Sorsogon, and its vibrant culture (art, craft, and tourist attractions)

Sorsogon National High School
Kasanggayahan Festival 2019 Jeepney Painting Contest
2019
First Jeepney Painting contest

In collaboration effort with Honorable Gov. Chiz Escudero, Provincial Tourism Office of Sorsogon, Sigya Ph led Kasanggayahan Jeepney Painting 2019 to help bring the Philippine cultural road icon to its former glory, by promoting 15 towns' pride through mural painting competition.

Kasanggayahan Festival 2019 Jeepney Painting Contest
Casa Miani
art therapy

Sigya Ph has been actively conducting art workshops as therapy for children of Casa Miani MRV in Camarines Sur. This became the group's yearly tradition in 2019.

Casa Miani
Balik sa Bulod #ClimateActionNow
2022
#ClimateActionNow

Sigya Ph participated in the Balik sa Bulod Camping Festival in Casiguran and organized a community mural to advocate for climate action, part of #ClimateActionNow call. educating young people about the dangers of climate change at the local level. The community, especially the kids, can be educated about climate change through the use of art.

Balik sa Bulod #ClimateActionNow
2023
2023 and beyond...

Early this year, partnered with Province of Sorsogon, Museo Sorsogon, and Basa Bookstore, for a storytelling workshop for our K1 to K3 public school Teachers, known as Lakbay-Kuwentuhan South Luzon Leg.  

The tireless efforts of Sigya Ph and its team members are a testament to their vision of creating positive change through art, creativity, and community engagement.

Their commitment not only uplifts local communities but also contributes to broader social and environmental causes. Sigya Ph’s dedication to the well-being of Filipinos, the preservation of cultural heritage, and their creative endeavors stand as an inspiration to all who believe in the transformative power of the arts. Their story is a testament to the potential of individuals and groups to make a significant impact on society.

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