|Mandee Lim steps into a teacher's shoes for the day.|
January 25, 2010. Manila, Philippines. The partners and donors of
Mano Amiga Academy recently had a rare opportunity to step
into the teachers’ shoes for a day.
In an event
aptly entitled Teachers’ Day Off, several CEOs, businessmen, and even
a thespian and a congresswoman, volunteered as guest teachers in
Mano Amiga and taught different subjects like English, science, and
“We came up with this activity as a
creative way to thank our teachers for the wonderful work
they are doing in the school, and at the same
time, to show our partners how far Mano Amiga has
come in a year,” Development Director Lynn Pinugu shared.
was fulfilling to see our partners connect with our students
in the classroom and to hear them thank the Mano
Amiga teachers afterwards for their hard work and dedication.”
for the two-day event include Noel and Lally Trinidad, Acie
Romero-Salas with her daughter Paloma, Lorenzo Ocampo (Petnet, Inc.), Amanda
Lim, Anay Zalamea, Yssa Fernandez and Xavier de Jesus (Western
Union), Dee Chan, Eileen Navarro and Jeffrey Santos (Handyman), Zarah
Perez (Starbucks), Cong. Lani Cayetano, and Mano Amiga President Amb.
Jose Macario Laurel IV.
|Mano Amiga students were glad to welcome their guest teachers for the day.|
Learn more about how Mano Amiga Manila
is giving underprivileged children a head start on life at
the school’s blogspot: http://manoamigapilipinas.blogspot.com/.
Learn about Mano Amiga schools
around the world at this link.