People’s Choice Awardee Maruxa Pita

For People Asia’s “People Of The Year” issue, I was very lucky and privileged to meet and photograph the People’s Choice awardee Maruxa Pita. We photographed her at the school that she runs in Pasig. It was a sight to see her in her environment and in what she’s passionate about. So inspiring. Makes you think about what we can do for our own country.

Opening portrait shot by Frank Hoefsmit:

Here is the photo that we shot at the school:photography by jar concengco

An outtake of Maruxa Pita teaching the children in the yard:

photography by jar concengco

And a snapshot I took of the daily meals Maruxa prepares for the students. Also notice the sign near the ceiling? It says, “Water Level, Sept 26, 2009 ‘Typhoon Ondoy'”

photography by jar concengco

Please pick up People Asia‘s latest issue now to find out more!

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