International Award for Young People Program
Adventurous Journey 2016
Venue: Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental
Activity Venue: Esteban Abada Memorial School (ERAMS) and
Kabankalan National High School
Community Partners: Anawim Foundation for the Deaf, Inc. Esteban Abada Memorial School (ERAMS) and Kabankalan National High School, Office of Social Welfare
Date: April 16-21, 2016
SDEAS IAYP Participants (10)
- Kaila Camille Goboleo
- Jerome Consstantino
- Judy Ann Violago
- Joshua Jhonald Sison
- Robelyn Arcangel
- Jennica Yongco
- Marvin Pagtalunan
- Emmanuel Bernardino
- Joshua Mhel Laher
- Rojan Gambong
Elementary Deaf Students: English, Math, FSL, Deaf Awareness, Arts and Sports
High School Deaf Students: Computer Education, FSL, Deaf Awareness, Sports
Parents: FSL, Deaf Awareness and Livelihood
Teachers: FSL, Deaf Awareness, Teaching Strategies and Religious Signing
Back to basics. Cooking dinner with wood and fire
Honoring 4 years of partnership with the Anawim Foundation for the Deaf, Inc. in Kabankalan City. Courtesy call to Br. Rod Ellyard, the Deputy Officer, together with Ms. Miladie Chia
Navigating the scorching streets of Kabankalan City
First Day Registration. Meet and greet the participants
Tired but Happy. Elementary Deaf students after a morning of sports and FSL class
Yummy Yemma. Parents had livelihood sessions like cooking yemma
Meet the characters in the story: Tiktaktok & Pikpakbum. Mga Kwento ng Aming mga Kamay (Stories of our Hands) Kabankalan Rendition
#ThankyouTeachers. The Teachers of Esteban Abada Memorial School (ERAMS) and Kabankalan National High School with SDEAS IAYP Participants
Making the story alive through FSL and drama… Chenelyn! Chenelyn! Mga Kwento ng Aming mga Kamay (Stories of our Hands) Kabankalan Rendition
It takes a village to raise a child. Thanking the Office of Social Welfare of Kabankalan City
for their assistance.
The tradition of pasalubong… Joshua carrying the box of donations for the Deaf students in Kabankalan.
Labor of Love. Rojan, Marvin and Joshua carrying the boxes of donations for the Deaf students in Kabankalan.
Out of their comfort zone. Students picking malunggay leaves for dinner.
This is volunteerism… Doing the menial tasks with patience and humility. Carrying fire wood for cooking.
This is service… Having the initiative to do the difficult work with patience and humility. Carrying the sack of rice for the group’s meals.
This is communion in mission… Working together to wash the dishes after every meal.
Appreciating Simple things…Parents livelihood session on spring roll cooking using locally available ingredients.
“When I grow up I want to be like you…” SDEAS IAYP students being teachers to Elementary students.
The element of fun… High School students learning how to play Volleyball.
At the end of the day, they can all still smile. SDEAS IAYP Participants (from L to R) Rojan, Judy Ann, Jerome, Emmanuel, Joshua Laher, Marvin, Robelyn, Jennica, Joshua Sison and Kaila.
This is creativity…Making use of materials available to teach FSL and Deaf Awareness to Parents.
This is safety and responsibility… teaching the students to warm-up correctly before playing sports to avoid injury.
The long way home… walking home from Kabankalan National High School.
The many skills of a Deaf Benildean… computers, arts and being resourceful with the limited resources available.
Reaching out to people especially those in need… Guiding a mother who has difficulty following the FSL lesson.
Experiencing the warm hospitality of Kabankalan… courtesy call with the Vice-Mayor.