Peace Corps Philippines Receives 2018 Gawad Kadakilaan Award for Mindanao Project

Peace Corps Philippines Country Director Monica Collier and Padayon Mindanao Program Specialist Metodio “JM”Maraguinot, Jr. receive the award from representatives of Youthlead Philippines.
Peace Corps Philippines Country Director Monica Collier and Padayon Mindanao Program Specialist Metodio “JM” Maraguinot, Jr. receive the award from representatives of Youthlead Philippines.
Peace Corps Philippines Country Director Monica Collier and Padayon Mindanao Program Specialist Metodio “JM” Maraguinot, Jr. receive the award from representatives of Youthlead Philippines.

U.S. Peace Corps Philippines received the Gawad Kadakilaan Award in September for the tremendous impact of Peace Corps’ Padayon Mindanao 2.0 program on out-of-school youth and Alternative Learning System educators in Mindanao.  Gawad Kadakilaan is an award conferred annually by the I Transform! Campaign Consortium (ITCC), led by Youthlead Philippines (YLP), in recognition of individuals and organizations who have lasting impact and influence on the nation.

YLP organized the seventh Philippines I Transform! Young Leaders Convention September 20-24, 2018 in Baguio City with theme “Enabling Innovations in Education and Governance, Transforming Communities.”