Deaf and Blind Students are GMEFI’s First PWD Scholars

For the academic school year 2017-2018, Gawad Metronian Educational Foundation, Inc. [GMEFI] found their first Persons with Disability [PWD] scholars. Mirana Medina, GMEFI Board Member and Community and Educational Program Fund Assistance Head made the search last summer. She asked her friend Mr. Jun Sevilla, a teacher of the Philippine School for the Deaf [PSD] … More Deaf and Blind Students are GMEFI’s First PWD Scholars

GMEFI at the PCNC 18th Annual Assembly

June 1. The 18th Annual Assembly of the Philippine Council for NGO Certification [PCNC] with the theme: Celebrating by Doing More and Doing Better was held at J.Y. Campos Hall A & B, Unilab Bayanihan Center located in Pasig City. Gawad Metronian Educational Foundation, Inc. [GMEFI] President and Board Member Mirana Medina attended. PCNC Vice-Chair … More GMEFI at the PCNC 18th Annual Assembly

GMEFI Partners with CHILDHOPE ASIA; MOA Signed

Last May 30, the Memorandum of Agreement between Gawad Metronian Educational Foundation, Inc. [GMEFI] in support of Childhope Asia’s project MOBILE MUSIC SCHOOL for STREETCHILDREN was signed. GMEFI shall fund the supplies needs of the children. Childhope is GMEFI’s 2017 recipient of the P30K grant annually given by GMEFI under its Community and Educational Program … More GMEFI Partners with CHILDHOPE ASIA; MOA Signed

CHILDHOPE is GMEFI’s 2017 Community Educational Fund Assistance Program Grantee

“Mobile Music School for Street Kids” is Childhope’s yearlong activity to promote the welfare of street children in the Philippines. Childhope, the 4th recipient of Gawad Metronian Educational Foundation, Inc. [GMEFI] Community Educational Fund Assistance is an NGO that works toward the liberation of these children from the suffering caused by living and working on … More CHILDHOPE is GMEFI’s 2017 Community Educational Fund Assistance Program Grantee

GMEFI President Reports

In the Board meeting held last Monday, April 3, GMEFI President Evelyn Dominguez reported on the status and activities of the Foundation. Here is the summary of the President’s Report covering April 2016-April 2017: — Of the 66 scholars, 12 students from the tertiary level graduated leaving the slots currently vacant. Report on the performances … More GMEFI President Reports

Bro. Martin of Punduhan ng mga Dumagat Visited GMEFI’s Office

Gawad Metronian Educational Foundation, Inc. [GMEFI] members met Bro. Martin Francisco of Punduhan ng mga Dumagat last March 23 at the Guest House of Metro Manila College where the office of GMEFI is housed. He introduced us to the Dumagats of Norzagaray, Bulacan based in a place called Punduhan ng mga Dumagat. One of GMEFI’s … More Bro. Martin of Punduhan ng mga Dumagat Visited GMEFI’s Office

A Cultural Afternoon with Apolinario Mabini

It was on February 23, 2017 when the partnership presentation by the Provincial Government of Bulacan and Gawad Metronian Educational Foundation, Inc. [GMEFI] was held at the Maximo Viola Hall, Hiyas ng Bulacan Convention Center in Malolos, Bulacan. The Honorable Governor Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado [photos below] graced the occasion. He welcomed the select audience consisting of … More A Cultural Afternoon with Apolinario Mabini

Meeting with UP Special Education Council Leaders

The first meeting between GMEFI staff Gil Reoma and Mirana Medina and the leaders of UP Special Education Council was finally held on February 9. Venue of the meeting was The Chocolate Kiss Cafe in Bahay Alumni┬álocated opposite the UP Film Center. UPSEC agreed to the offer of collaboration and partnership between them and GMEFI … More Meeting with UP Special Education Council Leaders