The College of Education-Extension Council (COE-EC) launched Project UNGKA DOS at Brgy. Ungka II, Pavia, Iloilo as part of its extension services and community engagement.
Project UNGKA DOS which stands for Upgrading and Nurturing Green Knowledge with Accountability, Development-Outcomes and Sustainability is designed to improve the community’s life and for its total development.
“The project has six areas of services– Education, Economic, Socio-Cultural, Political, Physical and Environmental,” COE Extension Coordinator Prof. Leander S. Gregorios explained. “Each areas has its specific activities and projects conducted by the college and its collaborators,“ he added.
One of the activities is the envisioning of Ungka Dos Vision, Mission and Goals (VMG) conducted on November 2018. Headed by COE Dean Dr. John Eric V. Juaneza, the faculty and students of Educational Management course conducted series of lectures. The activity institutionalizes the barangay’s VMG and organize the community for the smooth flow of delivery of basic services and attain sustainability.
The skills training on T-shirt printing, dressmaking and tailoring, and building wiring installation for unemployed men, women and youth started on October 27. The six months training commenced with T-shirt printing activity conducted by the Technical and Livelihood Education teachers and students. The output of the participants was used by the barangay in the municipality’s Tigkaralag Festival.
The Youth Rocks U is another activity that empowers the involvement and participation of the youth in the activities and programs of the community, emphasizes the role and responsibilities of the youth and builds and develops self-confidence and unity among them. The Educator’s Guild help in facilitating the two-day activity on December 8-9.
Part of the program is Project Kaalwan or gift giving activity. The first recipient of the activity is Ungka II Elementary School.
“Since this is a continuing project, more activities contained in the different areas of services will be conducted in the barangay, “said Dr. Juaneza.