I was born in Manila, raised in Singapore and grew up in Bangkok. The son of an army soldier, I grew up among different cultures and learned early on that people all share similar stories, with the same hopes, fears and dreams, no matter where we come from.
This is what propelled me to work in international development and finance in the first place: to work on solving income inequality in the world so that we all can experience the same prosperity we all struggle for.
After a decade of providing funding to communities in developing countries, I picked up a camera in the fall of 2009 and began the journey of documenting my view of the world. I feel it is imperative to tell the success and failures of development work beyond figures and projections, but through stories and personal reflection.