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‘Live the purpose, love the people’


For 38 students from public and private universities, the third ARC Young Leaders Camp in Baras town, Rizal province, started with a challenge from 2009 CNN Hero of the Year Efren Peñaflorida.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

‘Kariton Klasrum’ on streets soon

2009 CNN Hero of the Year Efren Peñaflorida Jr. (left), Education Secretary Armin Luistro and Social Work Secretary Dinky Soliman show to the media the “Kariton Klasrum” during its launching Saturday at the Department of Education. The mobile classroom will be rolled out on the streets of Metro Manila soon to help out-of-school youths. RAFFY LERMA

Rolling out soon on Metro Manila’s streets: the new and improved “Kariton Klasrum.” Taking the lead of a global hero, the Department of Education (DepEd) on Saturday launched an alternative learning program to reach out to street children, adopting the pushcart learning system of 2009 CNN Hero Efren Peñaflorida.

Posted: January 14th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DepEd adopts CNN hero’s learning program, launches own

2009 CNN Hero Efren Penaflorida. AFP file photo

Taking the lead of a global hero, the Department of Education on Saturday launched an alternative learning program that adopts 2009 CNN Hero Efren Penaflorida’s “kariton” (cart) classroom system to reach out to street children.

Posted: January 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Efren’s ‘kariton’ wheels out of Cavite to rest of country


The modest kariton classroom in Cavite City that made Efren Peñaflorida the CNN Hero of the Year in 2009 is going nationwide. The Department of Education (DepEd) has partnered with Peñaflorida’s Dynamic Teen Company (DTC) in an alternative learning project that aims to reach thousands of street children across the country. The project will scale [...]

Posted: August 21st, 2011 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

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