Last week Goducate Training Center (GTC) held its twice-yearly Leadership Training for young people interested in learning to serve their communities.
80 young people from the Visayas (the “central” part of the Philippine islands) attended the sessions on topics such as “The Leader and the World”, “The Mission of the Leader”, and “The Leader under conflict.” The most interesting and beneficial part of their training is their daily practical sessions serving in the communities around Goducate Training Center. This gives them a real taste of the joys and struggles of community service.
It is our hope that after these 5 days of training, all the participants will be able to serve their communities more effectively, and that some of them will be led to consider being full-time community development workers (CDWs) and enroll for the full-time 6-month CDW course at the Goducate Training Center.
We need to train more CDWs to help Asians help themselves.
In partnership with the Philippine Red Cross, the Goducate Training Center (GTC) in San Miguel, Iloilo, is in its second year of helping others through blood donation. With the theme “Dugo Mo, Ibulig Mo” (Help others through your blood), a blood-donation day was held on June 15 in GTC’s multipurpose hall. An event of this kind kindles compassion in donors for others, and strengthens the spirit of volunteerism among those… Continue reading
At Goducate Indonesia’s first E-Talk camp, teenagers could be heard yelling their hearts out in defense of their teams, thus bringing some warmth to the cold atmosphere in the mountain town of Berastagi, some 70km away from Medan. E-Talk is a Goducate program that teaches oral English through healthy competition and entertainment. The camp was organized for Compassion International, a child-sponsorhip organization dedicated to the long-term development of children living… Continue reading
Last month, in partnership with PT Unimax Power and Frontier Consulting Group, Goducate held the First Indonesia National Public Seminar on Moringa at Menara Peninsula Hotel in Jakarta.
Moringa has been the main commodity that Goducate is popularizing in Indonesia to combat malnutrition of village folk, especially the children. To encourage the planting of Moringa, during the past 3 years the Goducate agriculture team has taught many needy Indonesians… Continue reading