CFC ANCOP Continues to be a Beacon of Hope Among Poor Students
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The CFC Ancop Child Sponsorship Program (CSP) has been providing sustained educational support to the poor ever since it was officially launched in 2010. As of May 2017, a total of 9,065 poor students in elementary, high school, vocational and college levels nationwide have received financial support for tuition fee, food and transportation allowances, uniforms, school bags/shoes and other school related benefits.
For school year 2016-17, 268 poor students have completed 4-5 year college courses in the field of Business/Entrepreneurship, Education, Engineering, Agriculture, Information Technology, Social Work/Community Development, Hotel Restaurant Management/Tourism and Social Sciences, mostly from state college and universities. The graduates were supported by CFC Ancop through its network of foreign and local donor partners, including proceeds from the Ancop Global Walk (AGW) of the sectoral and provincial teams. On the average, the scholars received funding support for at least three (3) school years.
Leading the pack of graduates is Lora Catahay of Ancop Negros Occidental, who completed her Elementary Education degree, MAGNA CUM LAUDE, at the Central Visayas State University. Lora was continuously supported by Ancop Singapore for a period of 7 years. Likewise, six (6) other Ancop scholars were honored with CUM LAUDE citations, namely:
Lloyd Christian Calvario (East B), BS Banking and Finance, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), Ancop USA;
Mar John Cruz (Bulacan), BS in Information Technology, PUP, AGW;
Sheena Shane Santos (Cavite), BS in Entrepreneurial Management, Technological University of the Phil., AGW;
Christian Louie Quahong (Presentation of the Lord Parish), Bachelor of Technical Teaching Education, Marikina Polytechnic College, UAE;
Sheila Galit (North A), BS in Psychology, La Concepcion College, Ancop Canada;
Regina Pacite (South A), BS Hotel and Restaurant Management, Cavite State University, AGW;
Raymond Denver Buenaseda was cited as one of the outstanding students of the UP System, he is slated to graduate in June 2017 with a degree in Agricultural Economics, Cum Laude at the UPLB. Jim Martin de la Cruz was in the Honor List when he completed Multi Media Arts at the De La Salle College of Saint Benilde, he now works with ABS-CBN network. The list of Deans’ Lister among the Ancop scholars is long proving that the poor can excel if provided with much needed financial, parental and community support.
Truly, the urban and rural poor, people with disabilities, orphans, neglected children and youth and indigenous peoples have attained significant changes in their lives for a better future through the CSP.
By Efren Tompong
Zendesk Inc., a global software company, partnered with CFC ANCOP Global Foundation to support children in their education. Last November 6, 2017, Zendesk accommodated scholars from ANCOP for a day to share their Career Development Program.
AFAB Joins CFC’s ANCOP Global Walk 2014
The Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB) once again joined the Couples For Christ’s (CFC) annual activity the “Bataan... Read More
CFC Europe joins the 2014 ANCOP Global Walk!
Couples for Christ Europe joined the whole world in celebrating the 2014 ANCOP Global Walk on 25 May 2014!
CFC ANCOP E. Samar Builds Shelters for Yolanda Survivors
As an answer to the urgent need of Yolanda survivors, part of ministry of the Couples for Christ (CFC), the Answering the Cry of the Poor... Read More
USANA partners with Cornerstone, strengthens education advocacy
MANILA, Philippines - USANA True Health Foundation Philippines, the local corporate social responsibility arm of US-based nutritional... Read More
400 typhoon-proof houses for Yolanda survivors in Tacloban
The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by Catholic priests led by Palo Archbishop John Du, the SM Group led by SM Supermalls president... Read More