Michelle Sheba Tolentino

Catalyst for Children at Risk

Philippines
           

Since 2011 Michelle Sheba Tolentino has served as co-founder and executive director of Made In Hope Philippines – She WORKS Inc., a community coming alongside women survivors of sex-trafficking and their children. Made in Hope Philippines was granted the 2021 Break All Chains Award by the Department of Justice: Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking for its outstanding contributions in ending human trafficking and modern slavery in the Philippines.

Michelle also serves as broadcaster and producer for Okiddo: The 4/14 Kids Show, a weekly radio broadcast for children and youth (Far Eastern Broadcasting Company, Philippines) that reaches 500,000 listeners. Okiddo is a three-time KBP Golden Dove Awardee for Best Children’s Program by the Broadcasters Association of the Philippines.

Michelle has spoken in Christian churches, events, and conferences in more than 20 countries all over the world. She was a presenter at the Lausanne Global Forum on Children-at-Risk in Quito, Ecuador, in 2014 and a participant of the 2016 Younger Leaders Gathering.