Through practical educational strategies our work is giving real hope to young people living in some of the poorest areas of the Philippines.
WHERE YOUR DONATION GOES
$404,000 has been raised (April 2022)
Since our incorporation in November 2011 our members, sponsors, and donors continue to be the lifeblood of the foundation. We can all be very proud of the fact that over the past 10 years:
$107,000 has been raised for student scholarships;
$82,000 for Health and Nutrition Projects;
$50,000 to bring delegations of Filipino educators to South Australia as part of the Schools Learning Network and Outdoor Learning portfolios;
$26,000 for Outdoor Learning Projects;
$22,000 for literacy related equipment and supplies including laminators and big book stands;
$90,000 worth of donated and purchased books have been shipped to Talomo;
$20,000 grant from the Magic Libraries Foundation (Geneva), and
$7,000 to the Talomo schools contributed by Schools in S.A. either individually or as part of the Schools Learning Network.
Summary of Flagship Programs
Professional Development: Literacy provides quality curriculum resources to each school and works with teachers to enhance their knowledge and skills in teaching English literacy.
Health and Nutrition Program promotes the health and nutrition of students and provides support for agriculture and aquaculture activities to help sustain each school’s feeding program.
$100 Scholarships are provided to at-risk students in grades 4, 5 and 6. The funds provide basic school supplies and the opportunity to engage in leadership programs.
Learning through the Outdoor Environment assists schools to develop ways to enhance outdoor school environments in order to promote student learning.
Schools Learning Network supports principals and teachers from the Talomo District participating in educational exchanges and visits to SA schools.
Research, Evaluation and Strategic Innovation Portfolio
The five flagship programs are supported by RESI - a constant process of reflection, review and evaluation occurs in order to inform the organisation and its work.