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Goducate trains displaced Marawi mothers to teach basic literacy

Goducate has lost no time in starting its program of bringing basic literacy education to the children of Marawi who have been displaced by the 5 months of fighting there between the Philippines government and ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). The city has been badly destroyed, and … … Read More

Goducate runs drug-rehabilitation program for addicts in Laguna

In the Philippines, drug addicts have the stark choice of surrendering to the authorities, or risk being punished by death. The surrenderees report weekly to the police stations. There are some 68,000 surrenderees in Laguna Province, and Goducate has been invited to help 350-400 of them (see blog, May … … Read More

Goducate is starting Learning Centers for Marawi Evacuees

On May 23, 2017 ISIS attacked the city of Marawi (in Mindanao, Philippines). Marawi is the largest Muslim city in the Philippines. Four months on, the fighting continues, and large parts of the city are reduced to rubble by daily aerial bombing. An estimated 400,000 people have fled from … … Read More

Goducate team in Laguna starts new farm

In January this year Goducate Laguna rented an area of 1 hectare to expand its vermiculture and fertilizer project to meet growing demand (see blog, Aug 5).

This expansion gave 6 Goducate scholars the opportunity to work for 2 months (May and June) to earn some money for the … … Read More

Goducate Brings Health Awareness to Senior Citizens in Barangay Manguna, Philippines

Goducate’s goal to go and educate all 42,000 barangays (villages) in the Philippines.  One of the new barangays reached is Manguna in the municipality of Cabatuan, in Iloilo province. Goducate reached this community with our Health Information Drive (HID) for senior citizens.

First, Goducate community development trainers (CDTs) trained … … Read More

Community Development Programs in Lemery, Philippines, have become sustainable

In 2014, Goducate started its community development work in Lemery through the Goducate Tent School Project. The tent-schools were erected as substitutes for classrooms damaged by Typhoon Yolanda (see blogs Jan 17 and 29, 2014).

Lemery is a fourth-class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines.  The tent-school project … … Read More

Vermicomposting team in Laguna, Philippines, gets a boost

The Goducate team in Laguna has been cultivating vermicompost as a means of generating income to help cover some expenses — for example, the maintenance and registration of vehicles. About a year ago, we were delighted to get an order for about 100 sacks of the compost from Batangas, … … Read More

Goducate helps rehabilitate gangsters in Iloilo, Philippines

Project B.O.N.G. (Bringing Order to the Nemesis of Gangs) 2040 is a programme launched by the Iloilo City Police Office to address problems faced by youth gangs. The aim is to turn these gang members into good citizens.

Goducate has become a partner of Project B.O.N.G. Goducate addresses the … … Read More