As a veteran voice artist, Pocholo understands the importance of voice, not only for his craft, but also for “professional voice users” – people whose livelihoods rely mainly on their voice. This is why he founded Voice Care Philippines, a non-profit organization that aims to teach professional voice users how to take care of their voice, and to use voice acting techniques for effective speaking. Aside from doing motivational talks in schools and universities for students, Pocholo has also travelled around the country to impart this knowledge through the Voice Care for Teachers program.
Pocholo also spreads his advocacies for the youth through his motivational talks. Being one of the most inspiring and sought-after motivational speakers, he has been invited to take on the podium in more than 1000 schools and universities, as well as in various organizations and events here and abroad. He shares his knowledge and expertise in Voice Acting, Communication, Personal Branding, Guerilla Marketing, and Youth Empowerment and Development.
There is never a dull moment when the VoiceMaster speaks. Whether he’s speaking to a group of a dozen students or to a crowd of 20,000 – be it an assembly of students or corporate professionals – Pocholo never ceases to captivate the audience with his voice. More importantly, it’s his heart for inspiring and empowering people that would make everyone wanting to hear more.
In May 2015, Pocholo has been chosen to be one of the delegates – and one of the youngest participants – to the Advanced Leadership Training of Haggai Institute in Maui, Hawaii. Haggai Institute is a worldwide community of Christian leaders that takes evangelistic expertise to places where it’s needed most. Students of the Advanced Leadership Training come from almost every profession from every Christian tradition. Despite the diversity of their backgrounds, all are focused on one task – bringing the values of Jesus Christ to the world, through direct evangelism or humanitarian efforts.
Only established leaders in their own fields are qualified to apply for the training, after a rigorous screening process of more than 8000 applications from all over the world. Through this training, Pocholo has been able to take his advocacy of empowering his fellow Filipinos to the next level, not only by spreading the Gospel, but more importantly by setting an example of how to live life as a divine spark of God.