Together with 17 other Singapore Management University undergraduates I have just spent 2 weeks at the Goducate Children’s Home in Cambodia for our Overseas Community Service Project (OCSP), called Project Sokh Saan, meaning Blessed, So We Bless. Our aim was to equip the children at the home with basic … … Read More
Six white bundles of joy arrived past midnight at the Goducate training center in San Miguel, Iloilo, The Philippines, a fortnight ago. The ram and five ewes are gifts to Goducate from Mr. Manny Delleva, a successful agri-entrepreneur from nearby Negros Island. They are hair sheep—ie, they grow more … … Read More
At this year’s summer music workshop we were fortunate to have Elaine Mallari from the Manila Symphony Orchestra come to teach the violin on the first day. She also gave John Ericson, the Goducate Orchestra’s principal cello player, a short lesson.
The 13 students who each received a violin … … Read More
Goducate believes in helping needy Asians help themselves. Therefore, it believes in starting projects that are eventually self-sustaining. The exception to this is when Goducate helps out in emergency situations (eg, earthquakes, tsunamis, typhoons, floods).
Therefore, Goducate Training Center, where future Goducate workers are trained, must set the example … … Read More
On April 9, 2011 we held a “soft launch” for Goducate Training Center in Iloilo, Philippines.
About 200 Goducate supporters and friends (including a dozen from Singapore and Australia) joined us for this occasion to celebrate the completion of Phase 1A of GTC’s development. We had had our ground-breaking … … Read More
Every time I visit Goducate’s Literacy Centers in Sabah, I am amazed by the quality of the teachers. They may lack the professional diplomas or the grasp of the intricacies of English grammar but they more than make up for these by their passion and love for the kids … … Read More
On our recent trip to Goducate Training Center in Iloilo, Philippines we had the opportunity to catch the tilapia in our impounding lake.
The primary purpose of the impounding lake is to provide a source ofwater for our rice fields. Though there are 5 fresh-water springs on site, high-yielding … … Read More
Having met and worked with many teams in various corporate companies or organisations from different countries, diverse backgrounds, multi-racial, cross-cultures over the last 25 years, I must admit that the team of key personnel/volunteers at the Goducate Training Center in Iloilo, Philippines is very different!
May be different … … Read More