Follow Up As you may have seen on social media, James and I kicked off the trip with a journey to Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao, where WildFire Philippines has been working the past four summers. We spent most of our time catching up with the two parts of the Higa-onon tribe (which we are part of - see the wrap up of the summer to find out how). The community in which we spent a large amount of our time, installing the sanitation system and clean water pump is doing very well inde
As many of you know, I've travelled out to the Philippines 7 times now and for a variety of reasons. Typhoon relief and rehab, reconnaissance & planning trips, a Christmas holiday & of course leading WildFire intergenerational mission teams.
Our teams have always been a joy to lead and have always left a lasting impact on the lives of the people we’ve worked alongside, but there was something particularly beautiful about the team which I was part of this year; a beauty that
I've always been pretty turned of by people who have websites about themselves & yet here it is, jakemahal.com (I'm cringing a little as I write this). The reason for creating the website is that, basically, people keep asking how they can keep up with what I'm doing and, in fairness, there is probably a call for a place where people can actually find out what I do. The standard answer to the question 'so what do you do?' often leaves people a little baffeld. Many people have