On April 26 the Goducate music department in Laguna Province, the Philippines, held a recorder concert at the Goducate Music Learning Center. The performers were some 50 children aged about 6-12 from 10 villages around the town of Bay who are learning to play the recorder. 14 Goducate volunteers … … Read More
In August last year the torrential rains and thunderstorms, known informally as Typhoon Habagat, displaced the communities around Laguna Bay. The Goducate team in Laguna has been helping to rehabilitate some of the families in Tagumpay through training in livelihood skills. Some of the men learnt agricultural skills at … … Read More
One of the objectives of Goducate Sports program is to help out-of-work people earn some income, for example as basketball officials, or as lifeguards. There are also the other important objectives of keeping out-of-school youths off the streets, and teaching them discipline, perseverance, obedience, teamwork and many other good … … Read More
Goducate introduced a sports program in Laguna Province, Philippines, about a year ago. We used basketball to help youths with a passion for the game. We started by organizing a league match in two villages (Puy-puy and Tranca). Within a few weeks one boy was offered a place at … … Read More
Eight members of the Goducate Laguna Orchestra filled SM San Pablo City, Philippines, a shopping mall, with romantic music on Valentine’s Day. Six of them are college students who are also Goducate scholars—ie, they receive scholarships on the strength of their musical ability from their college, which covers their … … Read More
Two community farming projects were started in the village of Tranca about 4 months ago. One was to teach agricultural methods in an elementary school, and the other was the setting up of a communal farm in the Blu-Paong area.
The students at the Tranca Elementary School were taught … … Read More
The Goducate Model Farm in Laguna is where people are trained to produce crops that have the highest nutritional values, and with least impact on nature. Thus organic farming is promoted there.
Towards the end of last year, people who were victims of the severe flooding brought on by … … Read More
When a new literacy center was started at Ulik, Mabacan, in Laguna Province, in June 2012, it consisted of little more than tarpaulin strung over a few poles. It was a branch of another Goducate literacy center in Mabacan that was opened in 2011.
In October 2012, construction work … … Read More