KCFI president Rina Lopez-Bautista turns over a Gift of Knowledge package to a student representing Aguinaldo Elementary SchoolFour schools and an Alternative Learning System (ALS) community center now have access to more than 1,000 educational videos and learning resources, thanks to the proceeds from the “Admit One, Educate All” movie block screening event of Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc. (KCFI) last November 2018.
ALS teacher Dr. Manuel Catalan in Alcala, Pangasinan received the Gift of Knowledge after he wrote a letter appealing for Knowledge Channel videos that he and his co-teachers can use to teach their ALS learners from 21 barangays in their district. The package included a brand-new Lenovo laptop, a USB mouse and an external hard drive with Knowledge Channel ALS video content.
Meanwhile, Alcala Central School received an external hard drive with Knowledge Channel videos and other digital learning resources.
The second recipient was Bacon East Central School in Sorsogon, which received a Gift of Knowledge package that included a 40-inch LCD TV, external speakers and an external hard drive with Knowledge Channel educational videos and other multimedia materials.
The formal turnover ceremony at the school was attended by KCFI president Rina LopezBautista, Schools Division superintendent Dr. Nympha Guemo and principal Neleuterio Dellosa. Bacon East Central School is the third school to be connected to Knowledge Channel since 2015.
Aguinaldo Elementary School and Mayoyao Elementary School in Ifugao also received a Gift of Knowledge package allowing them to learn through technology. Lopez-Bautista personally turned over the packages to the beneficiary schools.
Aside from the educational TV packages, the teachers received a one-day technical training on maximizing the use of media technology in their classrooms through Knowledge Channel.
More than 2,500 learners have benefited from the Gift of Knowledge donations.
The “Admit One, Educate All” movie block screening of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” was backed by ABS-CBN, SKY, Energy Development Corporation, Lopez Holdings Corporation, Round Table Philippines, Aruga Serviced Residences by Rockwell, MyPhone, Star City, Japan Home Centre and ABS-CBN TVplus. (Story/Photos by: Michael Ramos)