Feeding for the Under Nourished Children
Alternative Learning System
The ALS is a community based Department of Education program. An out of school youth who dropped out of high school and who is now too old to go back to high school has the option or alternative to do a summary course, be accelerated and qualify for college or a vocational school.
ALS is a 10-month program that helps school drop-outs and unemployed adults prepare to take high school accreditation and equivalency exam. Passers will receive a diploma certifying them as comparable to graduates of formal schools and eligible to enroll in the country’s formal education system or in skills training programs offered by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). They also become eligible for government employment.
The goal of CWTP is to have 5 staff trained to become master instructors or Instructional Managers (IM), certified to teach teachers in the ALS program. Their main role is to train local instructors in the slum community. The trainees they will train should be local people, living in that community and who will become ALS teachers and continue the program in that community for at least the next five years. Each year from 100 to 200 out of school youths will be taught by these teachers and not less than 20% of those who finish must successfully pass the government examination to go to college or take a vocational degree.
CWTP desires to see more youths of our communities transformed and educated, thus, we are extending our program to more places, especially in unreached urban poor areas.
Companion with the Poor, Inc.
College Scholarship Program
COMPANION WITH THE POOR, INC. (CWTP) partners with Foundations and Patrons who have a shared vision of providing qualified but financially challenged young men and women the opportunity to obtain quality College education. The College Scholarship Program also aims to complement the Community Development Program of CWTP as it primarily serves those in the urban poor areas CWTP is actively working in or has just recently finished. The College Scholarship Fund provides for Tuition
Fees & Allowances and is awarded per semester to as many individuals as the funds allow.
“The youth is the hope of our future.”
– Jose Rizal, national hero of the Philippines
Companion With The Poor sees the potential of our youth to become leaders of this country. We do not want the poor youth to be left behind. We want them to be educated and trained so that they can contribute to their betterment, and that of their family and community.
How the Vision for the Youth Started
Current Youth Mobilization Programs
Evangelistic Summer Youth Camp
Conference, Workshop & Training for Student Leaders
Alternative Learning System (ALS) Department of Education project that seeks to provide a practical alternative to the existing formal instruction for those who have limited or no access to formal education.
Medical & Dental Mission
Small Group Bible Studies
Counseling & Consultation
Small scale livelihood projects