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MoneyGram donates P1M to Black Pencil Project’s “School-in-A-Box Program”


 “Our Php1 million will go a long way. The School-in-A-Box program will provide complete study packs, teacher’s kits, and relevant learning resource materials for the marginalized children from the indigenous communities,” says Andrea Maramotti, MoneyGram International Head of Marketing for Emerging Markets. Definitely, any amount, and the larger the better, will do something great for projects that will benefit the young and helping them to get schooled as they are our future leaders in the making. Black Pencil Project is an independent civilian volunteer organization that assists select schools from far-flung areas all over the country. Founded in June 2008, […]


QBE Foundation and Dynamic Teen Company by Efren Penaflorida working together for long-term education programs


 “The main criteria why we were very fortunate to partner with DTC (Dynamic Teen company) was our vision, and what we want to work on is education, its sustainability, sustainable livelihood for our community through education. When we met with Efren (Penaflorida) and understood that DTC works from the kariton, from children all the way to young adults who go through college and help them finish their universities, it just resonated because it hits exactly the core of what we want to do with QBE,” explained Karen Batungbacal, QBE Executive General Manager, when asked how and why they’ve chosen to partner with […]

PLAQUE OF APPRECIATION. Col. Alejandro 'Alex' Escano received a plaque of appreciation from students Lourdes Fiel Mare Orita (Grade 8) and Jose Oliver Obus (Grade 6).

Dreams of two students from Southern Leyte came true in National Schools Press Conference 2015


 Two students from Southern Leyte, who dreamt of competing for the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC), had their dreams came true through the gracious help of Col. Alejandro “Alex” Teves Escano, a philntropist and a public servant . The students namely Lourdes Fiel Mare Orita (Grade 8) and  Jose Oliver Obus (Grade 6) both competed for the  category of Copy-reading and Headline Writing. NSPC 2015 was held recently in Taguig City with its theme, “Empowering Resilient Communities Through Campus Journalism.” To express their gratitude, Olita and Obus handed Col. Escano a plaque of appreciation. Col. Escano is the Chairman of Private Sector Disaster Management Network […]

FUTUREYOU.PH BRIDGING INFORMATION GAP. introduces students to right career opportunities


 Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) launched, an online career exploration portal that aims to address the lack of information on the right job opportunities for Filipino students and graduates. The Philippines currently has the highest unemployment rate in Southeast Asia. The country has an average of 2.8 million people who have been unemployed for the past 2 years. Majority of those are in the 15-24 age group followed by those aged 24-30, composing 48% and 30% of the unemployed in the country, respectively. Of the total unemployed, 44% have either graduated or reached high school, and 34% have reached […]