Good Intentions Foundation is proud to announce that Luis Miguel Varona has been appointed President of our Philippines Operations. Luis has played a key role in our recent success such as securing international partners for our EduFirst Initiative, securing funding and app development.
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EduFirst Team Prepares for Mobile App Launch with Help of Volunteer Engin Kosure
With the invaluable assistance of volunteer Engin Kosure, the Good Intentions Foundation and its partners are excited to announce the upcoming arrival of our EduFirst mobile app! EduFirst is our flagship education program—a remote, free tutoring service intended for worldwide release initiated by our Chairman, Pranav Giridhar, in October 2020. In February 2021, the Good Intentions Foundation officially launched EduFirst as a joint initiative with our valued partners: Fly High, Brave Minds, the ASEAN Youth Organization, the ASEAN Youth Journal, and the Rotary Club of Alabang Madrigal Business Park. In a statement from our Interim Chief Executive Officer, Luis Miguel Varona: “The EduFirst team is working on community outreach in low-income regions to inform K–12 students that our services are available (while training and certifying tutors as well). We are fully dedicated to empowering underprivileged youth worldwide through virtual quality tutoring services—all for free. We are also ensuring that EduFirst is accommodating of special needs students. With volunteer Software Developer Engin Kosure’s help, we aim to release our mobile app on the Google Play Store by 31 May 2021 and the App Store by 31 August 2021.”
Good Intentions Foundation appoints Interim CEO, Luis Miguel Varona to succeed Pranav Giridhar
Good Intentions Foundation appoints Luis Miguel Varona as Interim CEO, succeeding founder and former CEO, Pranav Giridhar as he departs. Luis holds past experience at the organization as the President of its Philippines Operations and helped contribute in a successful education initiative, EduFirst, by securing international partners and funding. Founder Pranav Giridhar, will take upon the role of chairman, and continue to oversee organization initiatives. In a statement from Luis, "It is an honor and a privilege to take over as the Interim CEO of the Good Intentions Foundation in Pranav Giridhar’s absence as he focuses on his other ventures. With education initiatives such as EduFirst and environmental conservation projects like Project Oxylus, I am incredibly excited to drive forward social change at GIF on a worldwide scale.". In January 2021, Good Intentions Foundation was named on the list of "Most Innovative Nonprofit Startups of 2021" by The Startup Pill. In February 2021, Good Intentions Foundation announced their education initiative, EduFirst, a free service that connects tutors with students. In March 2021, Good Intentions Foundation was nominated for the Nonprofit Organization Awards 2021 by Acquistion International Magazine, owned by AI Media Global. About Good Intentions Foundation Good Intentions Foundation was established in 2020 by Pranav Giridhar. GIF was founded with the intent to help others and paying back to the community. We want to leave a positive mark on this earth by focusing and solving problems based off education, environment and other social issues. At GIF, we strive to follow our founder’s principle of putting honesty, transparency and leadership above all.