The All-Lights Village (ALV) is an initiative that enables underdeveloped communities toward sustainable development by initially providing solar-powered LED lanterns. One light can increase literacy, improve health and cultivate environmentally-sustainable living. The lanterns are the beginning of a long-term development plan that engages government, non-profits and business to build centers of education, foster community engagement, and sponsor eco-friendly industry to make the villages self-reliant.
When the Philippines’ Educational System was established on January 21, 1901, Character Education was one of the original subjects in the curriculum. Then it became Good Manners and Right Conduct (GMRC) and Values Education (VE) in high school. Since 1901, efforts have been made and new approaches tried to strengthen the teaching of GMRC or Character Education (CE).
GlobALS stands for Global Peace Festival Foundation Alternative Learning System.GlobALS works with the Department of Education as a service provider of the Alternative Learning System (ALS), in which out-of-school children, youths and adults continue learning – in any manner, at any time, and in any place – in order to achieve their life goals, improve the quality of their lives, and become effective contributors to their societies.
“Today is not a day for festivities, but a day of service, a day to inspire individuals, to take action, Primary School in Nairobi on July, 18, Nelson Mandela International Day. “Today is not a day for festivities, but a day of service, a day to inspire individuals, to take action, Primary School in Nairobi on July, 18, Nelson Mandela International Day.