ferdinand center for the creative

Teaching the "quirky" art of graphic design to poor Filipinos

Things can look pretty bleak if you’re a Filipino artist living in poverty.”

So goes Ferdinand Center for the Creative, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing graphic design education for young adults living in poverty. Seeing that many young Filipinos without formal education or a social support structure end up in the fields earning just around $2 per day or–worse–opening themselves up to abuse in the sex trade, the organization organizes classes to teach young adults the necessary skills to eventually work as graphic artists in the creative industry. Read more