EcoIngenuity Inc (Home of Jacinto&Lirio) Internships

Jacinto & Lirio Bags Made From Water Hyacinth Leather


Hi everyone,

EcoIngenuity Inc. (Home of Jacinto&Lirio) is now accepting interns in partnership with the

Gawad Kalinga Center for Social Innovation (CSI). Be in the throngs of social entrepreneurship with us and experience for yourself what it's like working in this field! 

Interns for the following areas:

  • Jacinto&Lirio Marketing and Sales  

This team makes sure we have the means to sustain our existence!

Help craft and execute our marketing strategies while engaging the customers with our eco-ethical fashion thrust. A passion for sales and customer service is a must!

  • Design and Product Development  

Do you have an eye for aesthetic beauty? Are you an aspiring designer with a heart for eco-ethical fashion? Are you ready to get your hands dirty with sourcing? Source materials and transform our innovative plant leather material with us into stylish products of our (and possibly YOUR) design.

  • Community Supply Chain and Social Enterprise  

Help us strengthen our partnerships with our community suppliers. Help build relationships that link the livelihood to the bigger markets. Get ready for field trips around water hyacinth communities. A discipline or interest in operations management and supply chain management is highly recommended!

  • Water Hyacinth Research & Development

We need dedicated research-savvy people who can help improve the Filipino innovation of the water hyacinth material. Want to join the challenge?
Aside from being immersed with EcoIngenuity (Home of Jacinto&Lirio), interns will be exposed to experiences in the GK Enchanted Farm and the weekly CSI Nights.


Open to people ages 18 and above and with relative experience in the chosen area.


Internships last for one to three months. Duration is flexible for interns.


Each intern will receive a Certificate of Internship from EcoIngenuity Inc. and the Gawad Kalinga Center for Social Innovation upon completion.

Application Process

  1. Fill up our application form here:, AND email a resume to
  2. You will receive a confirmation from us 
  3. We will contact you for an interview at the Gawad Kalinga Center for Social Innovation (Ateneo de Manila University)
  4. Results will be released at most a week after interview

Looking forward to work with you! 🙂

About EcoIngenuity Inc.

We are a company that develops Philippine indigenous materials ethically and sustainably-produced with marginalized community producers and showcases them through world-class brands for the design-oriented market.

Our flagship brand is  Jacinto&Lirio which showcases the innovative plant leather, like the water hyacinth, into fashionable and functional statement bags and accessories through sustainable and eco-friendly means. Our mission is to raise the competitiveness of Philippine indigenous materials and the communities producing them.


About rictandag @rictandag @LVHelpGro Returned U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Tandag, Surigao del Sur, Republic of the Philippines 1979-1980; Financial Management training Program [FMP], G.E., Appliance Park, Louisville, Kentucky 1981-1982 Champion [two days] Jeopardy 1986 Attorney, Los Angeles, CA 1989-1995 Disabiility Rights Attorney,, Las Vegas 1998-1999 Immigration Asylum Attorney, throughout the State of Kansas 1999-2001 Supply Logistics Specialist, UPS Las Vegas, 2006- present [business] advocate for: [Gawad Kalinga, tagalog for "to give care"]
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