Young artists from across the archipelago doodled their ideas on how they can contribute to nation-building with the theme, "What can I do for the Philippines?"
Click on any of the 40 finalist doodles below to read about their doodles and check out the winners.
Cazandra Jaryna Combong, T. Paez Integrated School
I will invent this simple yet useful machine which filters and converts dirty water as well as polluted air into clean water and fresh breathable air. Inside the two letter "O’s" is a recycler and the other is a law restricting illegal logging.
Wild Life Preservation and Conservation
Shiyandrella D. Delizo, Berkeley School
By taking care of wild life species, both habitat and wild life can benefit from this. Preservation can bring us more tourism in the country; we should safe guard them through existing laws. Taking care of them benefits future generations.
Shekinah Aines M. Banawa, Kapitbahayan Elementary School
It is an environment of finding and searching new things: arts, music, science, technology and a heart for growth and progression.
Eco-Friendly Solar Powered Jeepney
Louisse Lana F. Ballesteros, Sts. Sanel and Abida School
I'd like to make this kind of smoke-free jeepney for the Philippines. It uses the heat of the sun to power its engine. It has battery to store extra energy which can last for a week. Filipinos can enjoy cleaner air and lower fare everyday.
Garbage Can on Wheels "Let's Clean Up the Philippines!"
Almond Rose M. Obedoza, Assumption College
I will create cans on wheels that will pick up garbage and turn them back to useful items for the Filipinos.
A Hearty Game
Lebron Kyle Ryan Dy, Grace Christian College
I can show my skills and talents in playing basketball with all my heart; and I can do my best to win a competition. With these efforts, I can give pride and honor to my country.
My Academic Goal
Kyle Gonzalez, Talamban Elementary School
This drawing is my academic goal and it portrays what I want to become. A good student at school, a graduating student with flying colors and honors, a light to inspire my fellow youth, an instrument to teach and help those who are in need, and most importantly, to have my diploma.
Love and Care for the Philippines
Angela Kaitlin Tiu, Grace Christian College
Pray to God, obey the laws, reduce, reuse and recycle, study hard, graduate and work in the Philippines. Plant more trees and protect our ecology.
Super Filipino Student
Avienda England Cerynise Arteta, Olympian Preparatory and English School
I will bring honor to the Philippines by studying very hard and be an achiever. I will join national and international contests and inter-school competitions to show how smart and talented us Filipino students are. And like a super hero, I will be a role model to other children.
Aim High For the Philippines
Renz Joseff A. Estrada, T. Paez Elementary School
As a child, I will study hard and pursue my dream to become an engineer someday. I will help in building schools, bridges, hospitals and buildings that is well-engineered. I will work hard to give pride and honor and help in the progress of the Philippines.
John Gil T. Cabalida, Talamban Elementary School
This is specially for the victims of Yolanda, a remote-controlled generator. It filters dirty, polluted, or clean water. It also fertilizes soil and plants. Then, it produces a healthy environment as it grows trees and plants that bear fruits bigger than humans!
Education is the Key
Dondreb E. Angelitud, Bagong Silangan Elementary School
For me, education plays a significant role for the progress of our country. Through education, we can learn different things that cause poverty, unemployment, unequality and corruption.
Coral Ripped or Coral Reef?
Avryll Nartates, St. Scholastica's College
I want to save the coral reefs and the habitat of the marine animals. Very few remain in the Philippines. Lots of coral reefs are being destroyed. The fish are getting fewer. I want the fish life to keep on living, so I want everyone to know that we need help in saving the coral reefs.
Jump-start the Philippines
Vito Manacsa, Colegio San Agustin Makati
Push the Philippines forward! That's the mission to accomplish - Filipinos must unite. Let's all take part to promote patriotism, charity for the needy, tourism, wellness of our urban and rural workers, save our environment, and fight corruption. We need to help our country to regain the momentum and accelerate to a better future.
Chris Mikhail Galang, Our Lady of Hope Parochial School
It gives people the responsibility to do right things instead of bad things.
Technology and Discovery
Rory James Marbibi, Dona Juana Elementary School
Let's engage more on technology, research and discovery - modernization.
Simple Acts; Great Deeds
Ian Raymond N. Maypa, Sacred Heart School/ Galileo Malabon
It shows our simple ways of helping others that has great effect in building our nation. The act of self-giving will inspire the people around us to do the same. Then, the Philippines will prosper and our countrymen will no longer suffer in poverty.
Invent! To Make Our Oceans Clean
Rohan Ardiente, Zapote Elementary School
I will invent a machine that sips the garbage and help us clean our ocean.
Go Lang ng Go (Just Keep Moving)
Annika Hernandez, The Bridge School
My Google doodle is about the traffic rules of the Philippines. Since most people don't obey traffic rules and guidelines, I want to teach them that they need to obey the rules. I also want to inspire people to do simple things that can help others.
What Can I Do for the Philippines
Kient T. Carbonel, Magallanes Elementary School
What I can do for the Philippines is to take care of our forest because we are prone to typhoons and we need to plant trees and take care of animals.
Planting A Life
Ashley E. Gimpayan, La Consolacion College Valenzuela
I will travel across the Philippines by riding an e-truck that can carry thousands of free sapling for every island here in the Philippines. At the same time, I can discover the hidden wonders of the Philippines that are now buried by the greediness of Filipinos nowadays.
Robotic Aid for the PWD
Lynard B. Calvez, Abellana National School
I drew this because I sympathize with persons with disability because they cannot easily work. In the future, there would be robots to assist/help the PWDs to make their work easier and life convenient so that their family will not worry about their safety.
Darcy Danielle S. Espiritu, De La Salle Zobel
This doodle is about a transportation underwater, this contribution can promote tourism in the Philippines and people from other countries will be able to see the beauty and resources of the Philippine sea.
What Can I Do for the Philippines?
Sarc francis Adrianne T. Ampo-on, Pardo National High School
I made a machine that makes the garbage into a new and useful things.
Garbage Power: Not As Bad as You Think
Mavelle Dorothy L. Serate, MSU-IIT IDS
When I grow up, I will invent a machine that will convert trash into fuel. That fuel can be used in different ways, such as electricity. I came up with this idea because I realized that those are our major problems.
Before or After, Face the Future
Lawrence C. Gagtan, Don Eulogio De Guzman Memorial National High School
Given a chance, I will make a machine or a robot that can easily build houses. The first people that I will help are the people of Tacloban City, the place that is mainly affected by the typhoon Yolanda. .
Symphony for Peace
Jay D. Portallo, Iligan City East High School
I will inspire many Filipino to appreciate their culture, preserve Filipino music and produce original Filipino compositions and ethnic instruments; because music is a universal language that touches the heart of everyone to bring peace and prosperity to our nation.
Meeko Banania, Unversity of the Cordilleras
What I can do for the Philippines is to help indigenous people that can let them achieve an education degree. Even if they don't remember me, for as long as they do great things in their life, that's fine with me.
Saving Nature is Next to a Healthy Future
Neil Mari O. Juguilon, Abellana National School
I want a better Philippines. We can do this by saving our ecosystem like recycling, reducing and reusing. Segregate our garbage by not throwing it anywhere. We must also plant more trees to enrich our mother Earth.
Philippines Getting Wired
Lea Ebreo, La Salle Academy
This doodle illustrates a higher technology for the Philippines. I'm thinking about robots to be invented by Filipinos. The wires are attached on the robot, then connected to the Philippines - to make it a better place.
Sisimulan Ko (I Will Start)
Nikko A. Arbilo, Holy Nazarene Christian School
All of us can do something for our country. As a student, the best thing we can do is to offer our abilities and be a part of this nation for its growth and improvement. Let us explore and learn. Let us start from ourselves to turn vision into reality.
Young Noble Filipino
Kenneth Enriquez, Rizal High School
As children, we can see what we can do to share our country. Making it progressive, happy, peaceful and stable. With our endeavors to do good deeds, to speak good words and to love one another could make us a noble young Filipino citizen.
The Storm Has Passed
Monique Nieva, Colegio San Agustin Makati
Typhoons are one of the biggest problems our country has to face. We, the people, can help with disasters even with the smallest ways like volunteering, donating or planting trees.
Gandang Pinas (Philippines' Beauty)
John Harvey Llaguno, Talamban National High School
What can I do for the Philippines? I will help in promoting our culture, colorful festivals, beautiful sites and delicious food.
Preserving Our Native Plays
Justine Pearl Matulac, Baguio City National High School
The youth of today are so engrossed with computers and gadgets that they seem to forget about our traditional games. By promoting these kinds of games, I'm also promoting Filipino values such as sportsmanship, camaraderie and affability.
H.O.P.E (Helping Other People Everywhere)
Vhergil R. Jimenez, Batasan Hills National High School
As a young Filipino and through this doodle, I can express on what I can do in our country - Philippines. I want to help other people everywhere. I will volunteer for the programs that help our community to develop our country. By this, people will never lose hope for a brighter future.
Bryan Daniel L. Bitas, La Salle Greenhills
The Philippines is a clock and Filipinos are the gears. We have roles in the society. Whether big or small, each Filipino is important in making the system click like a clockwork. If one, voluntarily, should fail on purpose, the rhythym is broken. I choose to do my part. How about you?
Kim Patrick S. Saren, Nabunturan National Comprehensive High School
This doodle is a "SariManok" inspired idea. It symbolizes Filipino culture with deep appreciation of hardwork and creativity. The concept is created to solve problems like traffic, economy, education and basic needs. The key on the tail-end signifies the solutions to the problems where in we must fly high with pride and honor.
Combination of Nation
Cristina Poblador, Sablayan National Comprehensive High School
This drawing represents the cooperation of every people in changing the world in a safe way like protecting the environment and maintaining cleanliness.
Harnessing Celestial Power for All Filipinos
Julia Gabrielle Luistro, The Seed Montessori School
Many Filipinos cannot afford the high cost of electricity. It is my dream to harness solar, lunar, and stellar energy to supply eco-friendly power to all Filipinos. The wire symbolizes connectivity between people and the conduit of power. Let all Filipinos unite and connect because in unity there is power!