U.S. Peace Corps, DSWD Train Youth Leaders to Get Out-of-School Peers Back to School

Manila, December 8, 2021—On December 3, the U.S. Peace Corps and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) marked the conclusion of the Training of Trainers for Regional Youth Development Sessions held over the past three weeks. The training taught 60 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) youth leaders and beneficiaries how to encourage their ...
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U.S. Peace Corps and DepEd Train Teachers, Maximize Student Learning Amid Pandemic

Manila, October 29, 2021 – From October 12 to 29, the U.S. Peace Corps and the Department of Education (DepEd) conducted a series of virtual trainings on utilizing newly developed distance learning materials for over 1,000 teachers, principals, and supervisors from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.   This series of trainings marks the culmination of a 14-month collaboration between Peace Corps and DepEd to develop and validate learning activity sheets ...
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U.S. and Philippines Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Peace Corps Philippines

Manila, October 6, 2021 – Today, the U.S. Peace Corps, U.S. Embassy in the Philippines, Philippine government, and other partners held a virtual event celebrating the over 9,300 American Peace Corps volunteers who have served alongside Filipino host communities across the country since October 1961.  Hundreds of former volunteers, host organizations, Peace Corps staff, and youth ...
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U.S. Peace Corps and Philippine LGUs Stage Virtual Marine Forum to Celebrate World Maritime and International Clean-up Month

Manila, September 30, 2021 – From September 21 to 29, the U.S. Peace Corps held a virtual forum on marine protected area management for 25 local government unit (LGU) partners in Luzon and Visayas.  The webinar was timed to coincide with World Maritime Month and International Clean-Up Month, highlighting the importance of protecting our maritime environment and cleaning up coastal trash so that the Philippines remains one of the world’s most biodiverse countries.   “This ...
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