GMEFI Deaf and Blind Scholars to Increase Nearly Ten Fold in 2018

The year-end meeting of GMEFI was held last Thursday, December 14 at Metro Manila College Guest House. It coincided with the third year anniversary celebrations of the Foundation. In the meeting, President Evelyne Dominguez announced the increase in the number of Persons with Disability scholars, specifically students from the Philippine School of the Deaf [PSD], … More GMEFI Deaf and Blind Scholars to Increase Nearly Ten Fold in 2018

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

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

Trip to Malolos to Meet the Hon. Governor of Bulacan

First Meeting with Bulacan Governor Hon. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado, January 18, 2017 Gawad Metronian Educational Foundation, Inc. [GMEFI] Funds Committee Head Natividad Villano, wife of the former mayor of San Jose del Monte personally knows Bulacan Governor Hon. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado. She introduced us to him, and we were all warmly welcomed in his cozy … More Trip to Malolos to Meet the Hon. Governor of Bulacan

Training Filipino Sign Language Communication Skills for Deaf Students with Weak Signing Skills – A GMEFI Fund Assisted Project is Over

Gawad Metronian Educational Foundation, Inc. [GMEFI] received the final report of the Philippine Federation of the Deaf [PFD], second recipient of GMEFI’s Community and Educational Program Fund Assistance. PFD is an umbrella organization of Deaf organizations all over the Philippines. As a recap, the Deaf Awareness Orientation, Visual Gestural Communication, and Basic Filipino Sign Language … More Training Filipino Sign Language Communication Skills for Deaf Students with Weak Signing Skills – A GMEFI Fund Assisted Project is Over

Meeting with PFD Officers and Mano Amiga Academy Rep

Last November 3, the Board Meeting of GMEFI was held. Part of the agenda was Philippine Federation of the Deaf’s [PFD] report about the status of their GMEFI-funded project undertaken at Susano Elementary School in Novaliches. Carol Dagani and Yvette Apurado, PFD president and Vice-President respectively came with Bibo Perey, one of the project implementors. … More Meeting with PFD Officers and Mano Amiga Academy Rep