Checkmyschool in Bohol Youth Convention 2014: Empowerment and Education
Last October 15, 2013, the Bohol province in the Central Visayas Region of the Philippines was shaken by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake. The quake caused severe damage to Bohol's famous old churches, the infamous chocolate hills, and infrastructure, including school buildings and other facilities.
Checkmyschool in Alubijid, Misamis Oriental: Waterproof and Paving the Way to Education
It was a rainy, windy and cold Thursday when we (Gaby and I from the CMS secretariat), together with our awesome habal-habal (motorcycle) driver Kuya Bobong, embarked on a journey of epic proportions. (Well, just to exaggerate!) Typhoon Agaton was bringing heavy rains and strong winds in the island of Mindanao, but this didn’t stop Gaby and I from visiting the schools of the municipality of Alubijid, Misamis Oriental, to gather the schools’ GPS coordinates.