Saturday, June 18, 2011

ALS Boys Raise Bonsai Plants, Veggies

Boys enrolled in the Alternative Learning System program at the CCT-Training and Development Institute campus in Magdalena, Laguna are learning how to raise and care for bonsai plants and vegetables. These are two on-campus income-generating projects they are currently involved with.

In the next eight pictures some of the boys proudly display the bonsai plants they raise.

 Patrick Leano holding his papua bonsai

Arnold dela Cruz with his balite bonsai

Adrian Balanay with his melendres bonsai

John Domingo Caparas with his balite bonsai

Mherd Masa with his papua bonsai

John Paulo Caparas with his papua bonsai

Allan Vincent Ramos with his baliti bonsai

Michael Clavel with his melendres bonsai

All of the bonsai plants are for sale to help the boys earn some money for themselves.

The next few pictures show the boys harvesting eggplants and sweet potato tops (talbos ng kamote).

John Conrad Caparas

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Evangelistic Night at the CCT-TDI Magdalena Campus

An evangelistic night was held at the Magdalena Campus on February 14, 2011. The theme was The Magnificent Love of God, and speaker was Rev. Enrique Relado. Here are some pictures from preparation to the actual event.

About 40 individuals living outside the campus attended the event and heard the Gospel message.

Friday, June 3, 2011

Second Batch of Students Recognized

 On May 9, 2011, 51  students received recognition for completing short courses in carpentry, electrical installation and maintenance, masonry, and plumbing at the CCT TDI campus in Magdalena, Laguna. The students are all male and are relatives of community partners from different parts of the country.
Here are some of their hands-on learning activities:

 Part of the curriculum is the subject Introduction to Biblical Foundations taught by Pastor David Campanero, CTDI chaplain. The students also attend computer and English classes.

Also recognized were four students who passed the Alternative Learning System accreditation and equivalency test.

Sixty-five new enrollees compose the third batch of students. Their classes end on June 17 after which they will undergo on-the-job training, as well as assessment from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority. Praise the Lord for how these skills-training courses have broadened the horizons of these young men.