"The teachers told us that it breaks their heart to see students settle for drawing computers on paper and eventually graduate without ever using a real computer. We promised to return and help them."

New building, no chairs. Students from Numancia Integrated School suffered uncomfortable and less than conducive to learning seating situations until the school principal stepped up.

Villa took the chance at writing to PAGCOR about their struggle on the lack of classrooms and facilities. Two months later, she got more than what she had asked for.

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CheckMySchool is a participatory monitoring initiative for the education sector in the Philippines. It aims to continuously improve the quality of education services by bringing in the participation of citizens and communities into the governance of public schools in the country. It started in 2011 as an experimental partnership project with the Department of Education along the advocacy for access to information and social accountability.

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Name of account: Affiliated Network for Social Accountability - EAP Foundation, Inc.
Name of bank: Bank of the Philippine Islands
Address: 3rd Flr. ANSA-EAP 337 Mansi Building, Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, 1108 Philippines
Account number: 9600-0023-65

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