There are many ways to deliver Service Learning Program Different countries present different focuses / concentrations of their programs, depending on the most pressing needs or issues It takes a lot of patience, hard work, commitment, and love to institute and sustain a service learning organization or foundation Findings and Lessons learned from our experience in Genesis Social Welfare Foundation
CARE. Care for those in need SHARE. Giving from the heart INSPIRE. Being an example to many ASPIRE. Strive for social, economical, and environmental change Conclusion
Social Enterprise business that trades for a social and/or environmental purpose. It will have a clear sense of its ‘social mission’: which means it will know what difference it is trying to make, who it aims to help, and how it plans to do it. is an organization that applies commercial strategies to maximize improvements in human and environmental well- being, rather than maximising profits for external shareholders. can be structured as a for-profit or non-profit, and may take the form of a co-operative, mutual organization, a social business, or a charity organization.
Issue - Poverty Poverty remains the most critical social problem that needs to be addressed. About a third of Manila's 12 million residents live in slums, and a third of 94 million Filipinos live below the poverty line of $1.25 a day.
“ The Philippines is looming with garbage problems despite the passage of the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act or the Republic Act (RA) 9003. 2007 first quarter data from the National Solid Waste Management Commission shows that there are 677 open dumpsites, 343 controlled dumps, and 21 landfills in the country. An additional 307 dump sites are subject for closure or rehabilitation plans but without definite schedules for enforcement. About 215 additional landfills are being proposed to be set up nationwide.’’ Issue - Environment
Landfills and open dumps, according to studies, account for 34 percent of human-related methane emissions to the atmosphere, a global warming gas that has 23 times more heat- trapping power than carbon dioxide. Issue – Environment
The ever-increasing population and rapid urbanization in the region cause the proliferation of waste. At the same time the complex relationship between waste generation, sustainable development, sustainable livelihood and environmental protection calls for an integrated approach that takes all aspects into consideration
Berde Life Berde tagalog word for Green, inspired to promote environmental awareness in the Philippines. for a better life Life simply life. Inspired to promote the importance of one’s life.
Products Trash / garbage collecting or cleaning and segregating garbage to make a recycled products Ex. Slippers, bags, furniture, raw materials, etc.
Profit Distribution 65% employees’ income 25% enterprise funds 10% professional social workers’ income
Mission Lessen pollution and poverty give jobs training and development programs
Vision cleaner environment more job opportunities
Values Sustainable development for environment Cooperation commitment Communication Creativity
Recommended Promotion Volunteer work Donations Partnerships and sponsorships Media promotions Documentaries Benefit events (with sponsors) Talks and conferences
CONCLUSION benefit both the country and its people stepping stone to introduce, incorporate, and develop service learning and social entrepreneurship in line with our Faith spark the change, the change can start from you
Colossians 3:23 23 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, 24 since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.
Today I start the change I want to see. Even if I’m not the light I can be the spark In faith, service, and communion. Let us start the change we want to see. The change that begins in me.