BLT Midyear Partner’s Meeting
Thirty seven principals, coordinators and BLT point person participated in the Busog, Lusog, Talino (BLT) Midyear Partner’s Meeting and Assessment held on December 26-27 at Jun Bee Garilva Recreation Center in Concepcion, Iloilo.
The meeting-workshop was conducted to assess the half-year accomplishments, surface common learning and best practices, and com up an action plan to improve the implementation and achieve desired yearend targets both in qualitative and quantitative terms of the in-school feeding program.
The WVCST- ESD as an Area Implementing Partner of Jollibee Foundation’s BLT feeding program is managing 68 public elementary schools with a total of 2,371 pupil recipients in the city and province of Iloilo this SY 2012-2013.
Western Visayas College of Science and Technology (WVCST) Extension Services Division (ESD) held “Pagkinasadya 2012” last December 12, 2012 from 1-5P.M. at WVCST Covered Gym. “Pagkinasadya 2012” is a gift giving and a community day activity of ESD in partnership with NSTP Class, CAS Council, Student Republic and Extension Student Volunteers to 153 ERDA Scholars and Parents.
The Extension Services Division as an arm of the college in reaching out the community through quality services and programs beneficial to the people in the service area organizes community day every December of every year to give importance to the children of marginalized women who have no or limited access to quality education, employment and basic needs.
This year, the 153 beneficiaries received gift packs of canned goods, noodles, rice, new slippers, clothing, fruits, and toys.
During the gift giving, ESD, NSTP Class, CAS Council, Student Republic and ESV also turn over 50 gift packs plus 1 sack of rice to Brgy. Montinola, Jaro.
Aside from gift giving, there were parlor games and other fun activities being held for the beneficiaries. Snacks were served to beneficiaries after the activity.
WVCST Extended Help to Typhoon Pablo Victims
The Western Visayas College of Science and Technology conducted relief operation to help the victims of Super Typhoon Pablo in Mindanao. The college coordinated with the ABS-CBN TV Patrol Iloilo, GMA Kapuso Network and Jaro Archdiocese Social Action Center (JASAC) to send the relief goods which includes 52 packs of canned goods, noodles, rice, slightly used clothing and cash donation.
The super typhoon hit the country in December 6, 2012 leaving hundreds of casualties and thousands of homeless residents in Compostela Valley and other parts of Mindanao. In Iloilo, classes were suspended as Storm Signal No. 2 was raised by PAG-ASA.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES, CASH PROVISION OF SCHOOL UNIFORMS AND MISCELLANEOUS FEES FOR ERDA BENEFICIARIES
The Educational Research and Development Assistance (ERDA) Foundation, Inc. in partnership with the Western Visayas College of Science and Technology (WVCST) distributed a school supplies on August 16-27, 2012 and cash provision of school uniforms and miscellaneous fees on November 5-16, 2012 to the 402 recipients from elementary and high school students from partner schools and communities in Iloilo City and Province.
Aside from this, five (5) sites of Pre-School classes were given a School Supplies and Workbooks and a fund of Php 1,645.00 per school for their Christmas Party. At present, 100 preschoolers benefited from this assistance.
Our kindness and benefaction will go a long way in providing the children better education, and eventually, changes in the lives of their family and community.
WVCST HOSTED PASUC VI EMC ANNUAL ASSEMBLY
The Western Visayas College of Science and Technology hosted the PASUC VI EMC Annual Assembly cum Seminar-Workshop of PASUC VI Extension Managers Council, Inc. on December 6-7, 2012 at the WVCST New Board Room, La Paz, Iloilo city.
Twenty Seven extension implementers from different state colleges and universities in Region VI participated the said activity. The activity was conducted to enhance the extension services of SUCs through networking and collaboration and update the members on the present status and activities of the council.