Ms PH Earth Iloilo City: Janica Hondrade
NAME: Janica Ella Hondrade
REGION: Iloilo City
Career or Occupation: Licensed Science Teacher
How she describes her childhood: I’ve been raised as a competitive child since then I was able to excel in my field and passion.
Most memorable moment: When I passed the September 2013 Licensure Examination for teachers.
Most unusual thing she’s done: I climb trees.
Her ambition in life: To mold young learners as we consider them the future generation to become the best as they can be and be competitive globally and one with great concern in his surroundings.
Why she wants to be Miss Philippines-Earth: I want to be Miss Philippines-Earth 2014 because I want to use the title to educate students on how to live in a wonderful world with love, concern and value. I also want them to appreciate our environment with commitment to make a change at a young age for they are able to carry that character as they grow old.
Environmental advocacy: My environmental advocacy is preserving and maintaining the cleanliness of fresh water sources all over the country. This is because of 2.5% fresh water on earth, only 1% is accessible to man. Fresh waters are found in lakes, rivers and reservoir. This advocacy is in line with the purpose and goal of our city Iloilo which maintains the beauty and essence of Iloilo River to the Ilonggo’s lives.
Tips to promote Eco-tourism: Ecotourism is a great help to the people of Iloilo and the government as well. It could lift its economy, socially responsibility, personal growth and environmental sustainability which could promote the city globally. Having this in Iloilo, we could ensure direct financial support and tourists will learn to respect our culture and environment. – Rappler.com