GMEFI Funded Project “Dance Movement Therapy for Children with Disabilities” to be Launched on September 3

The launching of the project assisted by Gawad Metronian Educational Foundation, Inc. [GMEFI] will be held at 10 a.m. this Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the CBR Center in Payatas, Quezon City. Community Based Rehabilitation – Samahan ng mga Magulang na Iniingatan ang Lahat ng batang Espesyal Inc. with the help of The Heart at Play Foundation (THPF) shall implement the project.

Some participants of the CBR-Smile Project,  “Dance Therapy Movement for Children with Disabilities” to be handled by Teacher Ana Rivera, President of The Heart at Play Foundation

Thirty participants are joining the ten [10] therapy sessions which will be held on the following dates: September 3, 10, 17; October 1, 15, 29; November 5, 19, December 3, 10.


1.     John Loyd Villaroya 12 M Cerebral Palsy Jocelyn Villaroya
2.     Althea Mary Bargan 12 F Cerebral Palsy Rebecca Bargan
3.     Ayeena Nieto 5 F Dwarfism/Orthopedic Arlyn Nieto
4.     Adriane Jumagdao 10 M Cerebral Palsy Annabel Jumagdao
5.     Bryan Christian Bautista 19 F Down Syndrome Sanny Bautista
6.     Glade Mae Pabillon 6 F CP Marilyn Pabillon
7.     Rowel Prado 4 M Cerebral Palsy Alina Prado
8.     Terrenz Lukas Leyva 6 M CP Renea Leyva
9.     Jarren San Juan 4 M CP Jacqueline Ray
10.   Levilyn Bendal 17 F Down Syndrome Leonora Bendal
11.   Marie Claire Yeong 23 F Global Delayed Carmencita Yeong
12.   Arnie Navales 17 F Autism Erminda Navales
13.   Xyrrel Ignacio 14 F Down syndrome Rogelia Ignacio
14.   Arnie Bustillos 24 M DS Rosita Araza
15.    Nicole Caralos 17 F Psychosocial Nita Caliwan
16.   Teza Carl Cervantes 18 F Down syndrome Teresita Cervantes
17.    Liezel Frago 17 F Meningocelle/LD Leny Frago
18.    Erl Michelle Barcenas 5 F DS Elias Barcenas
19.    Myriecris Lincuna 7 F Deaf with CP Melchora Lincuna
20.    Irish Nicole Gaw 12 F Learning Disability May Gaw
21.     Jennifer Afable 15 F DS Valentina Afable
22.    Angela Mae Cano 14 F DS Florifes Cano
23.     Rominda Araya 21 F Intellectual Delay Esperanza Cordero
24.    Carl Warren Tan 8 M Cerebral Palsy Rizza Tan
25.     Janner Ann Cablitas 13 F DS Eulalia Cablitas
26.    Perlyn Brevano 10 F Low Vision Analyn Brevano
27.    Teza Carl Cervantes 18 F DS Teresita Cervantes
28.    Eva Montenegro 20 F DS Norma Montenegro
29.    Melba Ignacio 21 F Intellectual Delay Aida Ignacio
30.    Judy Ann Goyala 19 F DS Jean Goyala

CBR-Smile is GMEFI’s third recipient under its Community Educational Fund Assistance Program. The first two recipients were Autism Society Philippines [ASP] and the Philippine Federation of the Deaf [PFD]. The project of PFD is still on-going.

2 thoughts on “GMEFI Funded Project “Dance Movement Therapy for Children with Disabilities” to be Launched on September 3

  1. Hello po, the full name of the Dance movement Therapy instructor is Mrs. Ana Rivera, she is also the president of Heart at play foundation. She will be the one to handle the whole 10 sessions of the project. Thank you very much and more power!

    Best regards,


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