Change Magazine July 2017 issue - Page 36

PANELISTS LARA FRAYRE Lara is a 27-year-old Social Entrepreneur, Designer, and Eternal Optimist. She is the Founder of Batak Craft help- ing the Vanishing Batak Tribe of the Philippines survive and thrive in the modern econo- my. She lives in Quezon City, Philippines. Gladys: How did Batak Craft Gladys: What strike you during started? your immersion that let you know immediately that you Lara: Batak Craft started when can help this tribe? I went to Palawan [Philippines] to volunteer for a construction Lara: The craft was already in project of a yoga center. A few place. They already made bas- of our workers are Batak, an kets and crafts with patterns. It indigenous group in Palawan, is basically inspired by nature, and that’s when I met them. I from the rice fields, seas, some took notice of them because others are like snakes, that of all the workers we had they been theirs all along. were the hardest working, the most honest, and the toughes Ё$Ρ‘₯Ή¬΅δ½ΉΡΙ₯‰ΥΡ₯½Έέ…Μ)έ½Ι­•ΙΜΈ)©ΥΝЁѼ₯΅ΑΙ½Ω”₯Ё…Ή½Έ΄)Ή•ΠΡ‘•΄ΡΌΡ‘”₯ΉΡ•ΙΉ…Ρ₯½Ή…°)Q‘•Έ°$΅…‘”½½™Ι₯•Ή‘́΅…Ι­•Πέ‘Ό‘•™₯Ή₯Ρ•±δΙ•ΝΑ•Π)έ₯Ρ Ρ‘•΄…Ή$ΝΡ…ΙΡ•‘½₯Ήœ•Ή½Υ Ρ‘”Ι…™ΠΡΌΑ…δΡ‘”)Ι•Ν•…ɍ …‰½ΥЁё•₯ȁΡΙ₯‰”…ΉΙ₯‘ЁΑΙ₯”™½Θ₯ΠΈ)Ρ‘…ΣŠéݑ•Έ$Ι•…±₯镐Ρ‘…Ёё•δ)έ•Ι”…ΡΥ…±±δ„Ω…Ή₯Ν‘₯ΉœΡΙ₯‰”Έ=Ή”½˜Ρ‘”‘…±±•Ή•ΜΡ‘•δ‘…Ω”)Έ…ΉΡ‘Ι½Α½±½₯…°Ι•Ν•…ɍ έ…́ݑ•ΈΡ‘•δΝ•±°Ρ‘•₯ȁΙ…™ΡΜ)‘₯Ρ…ѕ́ё…Ёё•ηŠeΙ”Ρ•‘Ή₯…°΄ΡΌ±½…°΅…Ι­•ΡΜ°Ρ‘•δέ•Ι”…°΄)±δ½₯Ήœ•αΡ₯ΉΠ‰•…ΥΝ”Ρ‘•₯ȁ݅έ…Ν­•™½ΘΡ‘”‘•…Α•ΝΠ)Α½ΑΥ±…Ρ₯½Έ‘…́‘•Ι•…Ν•ΈΉΑΙ₯”…ΉΝ½΅•Ρ₯΅•ΜΡ‘”΅…Θ΄)ΝΌ₯Ё…±°ΝΡ…ΙΡ•™Ι½΄Ρ‘•Ι”έ‘•Έ­•Π‰Υε•Ίݽ»ŠeЁ•Ω•ΈΑ…δΡ‘•΄)$­Ή•άΡ‘…Ёё•δέ•Ι”Ω…Ή₯Ν ΄ΥΉ±•Ν́ё”ΑΙ½‘ՍЁݕɔΝ½±ΡΌ)₯Ήœ…Ή$­Ή•ά$‘…ΡΌ‘•±ΐΈΡ‘”½ΝΡΥ΅•ΙΜΈ%Ёٕ݅́ΙδΥΈ΄)Q‘•δ΅…‘”‰…Ν­•Ρ́…Ή΅…Ρ́ΝΥΝΡ…₯Ή…‰±”™½ΘΡ‘” …Ρ…¬Έ]‘…Π)…±Ι•…‘䁅ΉΝΌέ₯Ρ ΅δ₯Ή‘ΥΜ΄ΝΡΙ₯­”Ρ‘•΄…ٕ́ΙδΝΑ•₯…°₯Μ)ΡΙ₯…°‘•Ν₯Έ…ΉΩ₯ΝΥ…°‘•Ν₯ΈΡ‘…Ёё•δ…±Ι•…‘䁑…Ρ‘”Ν­₯±°°)‰…­Ι½ΥΉ$έ…́…‰±”ΡΌ‘•±ΐΡ‘•δ…±Ι•…‘䁑…„Ι₯ ‘•Ι€΄)Ρ‘•΄Ι•…Ρ”„‰Ι…ΉΈ)Ρ…”ΈQ‘”‘…Ή•Θέ…́±½Ν₯Ήœ₯Π)ΡΌΥΙ‰…Ή₯ι…Ρ₯½Έ½Θ΅½‘•ΙΉ₯ι„΄)Ρ₯½ΈΈ)A‘½ΡΌ‰δθ1…Ι„Ι…εΙ”)1eL119L)±…‘έ₯́ё”Ό΅™½ΥΉ‘•Θ½˜)‘₯₯ΉΝ₯‘•Θ…ΉΡ‘”•α•ΥΡ₯Ω”)‘₯Ι•Ρ½Θ½˜ ‘Ή…”5……ι₯Ή”Έ)M‘”…±ΝΌέ½Ι­Μ™Υ°΅Ρ₯΅”…́„)‘½Υ΅•ΉΡ…䁙₯±΅΅…­•Θ½•‘€΄)Ρ½Θ°‘½₯Ήœ™₯±΅Μ™½ΘΝ½₯…°©ΥΜ΄)Ρ₯”°…Ή₯́‰…Ν•₯Έ5…Ή₯±„°)A‘₯±₯ΑΑ₯Ή•ΜΈ(Μ