Inspired by the life and humanitarian work of Alejandro Torres
(known as Andot in the Philippine Red Cross or Alex in his international work),
we will carry on his legacy of supporting and empowering emerging
humanitarian youth leaders
across the globe.
We believe humanitarian youth leaders
can define their future, and can change the world.
We exist to inspire and empower
emerging humanitarian leaders by supporting and promoting programs that strengthen
youth leadership and volunteerism.
We envision an empowered
global community of humanitarian youth leaders
exemplifying a lifetime ethic
of service and innovation.
We value and recognize the contribution of volunteers within organizations and communities.
We build mutual trust and respect with our stakeholders
through transparency and
We are committed to
a culture of teamwork and community partnership.
We respect people, embrace differences, and promote an environment that is inclusive of all.
Symbols and Meanings
The main icon consists of 8 multi-colored figures with interlocked hands, symbolizing the global community of empowered youth leaders that we support. The variety of colors represents diversity, which is one of our core values.
The single red figure at the top of the youth leader circle represents volunteerism and leadership being the pillar of our work, as inspired by our Red Cross and Red Crescent roots.
The sun in the middle of the youth leader circle represents our core values that serve as our guiding light in empowering humanitarian youth leaders.