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Brandon Stanton, the founder of Humans of New York (HONY) will visit our beloved country this month and he needs your help.

On January 1, Brandon announced that he is coming to Manila for a few days toward the end of January and made a shoutout to Filipinos who are interested to become his interpreter as he wander around Metro Manila to take photos and do interviews.

“Hey, Philippines! Help me out. I’m taking a trip in January, and am planning to swing through Manila for a few days toward the end of the month. I’m looking for an interpreter to help with interviews,” he wrote.

He is offering “a fair rate plus expenses” and his only requirements are: English proficiency, lots of energy, and an outgoing and friendly personality.

The post quickly turned viral, enjoying 4.3k comments, 3.5k shares, and 29k likes as of writing.

If you’re interested in applying, just e-mail a little about yourself, qualifications, and language skills, you could also include short video of yourself. Send applications to with “Manila Interpreter” in the subject line.

Humans of New York (HONY) started as a photography project in 2010 after Brandon lost his job in Chicago. It has become popular for featuring portraits of different people from New York, alongside inspiring and motivational quotes or short stories about their lives.

It has also expanded to feature stories from different countries like Iraq, Vietnam, Mexico, India, Pakistan, Kenya, and many more. His works are also featured in two bestselling books: Humans of New York and Humans of New York: Stories

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