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Alay Kapwa para sa Karunungan

Alay Kapwa para sa Karunungan has two (2) programs:

  1. Educational Assistance Program
  2. Community Schooling

Educational Assistance Program

The primary mission of the program is to help poor, vulnerable, and academically challenged students. Meaning, the EAP scholars are below-average students who have a strong desire to finish their studies. This year, we will extend our reach as we will partner with 9 new Diocesan Social Action Centers or DSACs. Thus, starting the school year 2023, the EAP will cater to 21 DSACs from Luzon to Mindanao which provide assistance to 837 scholars.

Services:

We provide educational and financial assistance not just to the scholar but also to their parents in coordination with the different programs of the DSACs.

  • Regular monitoring
  • Weekly tutorial sessions
  • Distribution of monthly allowances (Php 1,000)
  • Spiritual nourishment and personal formations

Where we are now:

Luzon: Bontoc-Lagawe, Ilagan, Infanta, Libmanan, Tarlac

Visayas: Capiz, Dumaguete

Mindanao: Cotabato, Isabela de Basilan, Jolo, Kidapawan, Marawi

**Additional DSACs starting August 2023 (SY 2023)

Luzon: Diocese of Boac, and Diocese of Urdaneta.

Visayas: Diocese of Calbayog, Diocese of Kalibo, Diocese of Naval, and Diocese of San Carlos.

Mindanao: Diocese of Malaybalay, Diocese of Mati, and Archdiocese of Ozamis.

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Community Schooling

The Alay Kapwa Community Schooling (AKCS) Program is a part of Caritas Philippines’ Alay Kapwa Legacy Stewardship Program in partnership with Magna Anima Teachers College, Unilab Foundation, Center for Integrated STEM Education, and the Diocese of Novaliches.

The AKCS Program is a church-based Alternative Learning System for Out-of-School Youth and Young Adults to help them complete Basic Education and train them in the skills that will both interest them and what are needed in the industries in their community, and secure them gainful employment.

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Services

-Department of Education Alternative Learning System (ALS) Scholarship for Junior and Senior High School

-Values Formation

-Skills Training (Soft Skills and Technical Skills)

-Assistance Toward Internship and On-the-Job

-Assistance Toward Job Employment through Industry Partnerships

-Monthly allowance of Php 1,000.00