Philippines: Looking forward with Kariton Klasrum Program


To further the expansion of Kariton Klasrum Program throughout the Philippines, a Conduct of Kariton Klasrum Summmit was held at Tanza Oasis Hotel, Tanza Cavite by the Department of Education(DepEd) last August 29-31, 2016. The attendees of the Summit Were Social Workers from the Department of Social Welfare Development (DSWD), different Regional Directors within the Philippines.


Mr. Efren Peñaflorida (Kuya Ef) and Mr. Harnin Manalaysay both shared their experiences since the beginning of Kariton Klasrum, Kuya Ef also shared “The HEART of a Volunteer” and introduced Michael Advincula, a former street gangster and thief who became a Kariton Klasrum student in 2003, Dynamic Teen Company treasurer in 2008 and currently an Organization Facility Administrator.


DepEd’s Assistant Secretary Tonisito Umali discussed Developing an Efficient and Effective Partnership Program. In this event also, Regional Directors deliberate the Deped’s Implementing Guidelines for Kariton Klasrum Program throughout the country.


Undersecretary Dina Ocampo discussed the details and preparation for the Kariton Klasrum Program during the last day of the Summit.