"The more you read, the more you know.
The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." - Dr. Seuss
NEWS AND Updates
Fundraising success with COVID precautions
Our LIVE PILIPINO MUSIC sa HARD ROCK! fundraising event on Saturday May 14, 2022, at Hard Rock Cafe in Boston was a success, despite a few challenges that the team was able to overcome.
Performers included names like Angel Ram, Jireh Calo, Tambiotics, Pinoy Underground, Highland Ave, and John de la Cruise Band.
Special thanks to our sponsors who came through! We could not have done it without your support.
BKP is celebrating its 25th anniversary!
BKP is celebrating its 25th year of promoting the love of reading among impoverished children in the Philippines. Come to our fundraiser to support our mission! SAVE THE DATE!
Saturday April 29, 2023 at 7 PM
Chelmsford Elks Lodge, 300 Littleton Road, Chelmsford, MA
BKP Lecture to Peace Corps Volunteers in IIRR
BKP, represented by Alice Quilicot and Meah Ang See, gave a talk on the (BKP) organization to Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) during the latter’s In Service Training last February 7, 2017 at the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction or IIRR in Silang, Cavite.
The attendees were PCVs from the Education Sector who have been in their respective communities since July 2016. The volunteers handled schools catering to elementary, high school and even college/university students. BKP reps discussed their organizarion’s bakcgorund and the BKP-Peace Corp collaboration (including previous projects and possible future ventures). Also discussed were workshops offered/facilitated by BKP: FSER & TWR – with Reading Buddies (as part of the TWR workshop).
Many PCVs expressed their interest in collaborating with BKP. Moreover, the Education Sector Director, Efren, said that he will work on building a tie-up between BKP and the US Embassy’s Public Affair Section (PAS) and also the Regional English Language Office (RELO) for another grant to fund workshops and book donation for Peace Corps communities.
IN THE NEWS
The Lowell Sun
The Z-List by Dacey Zouzas
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