Mission Ministries Philippines and Its Year 2021 Achievements

The school year 2021-2022 is another good year for Mission Ministries Phil. With the goodness and guidance of the Lord Almighty, MMP has successfully provided quality education and services to the academic community despite the uncertainties of the time. Pandemic did not hinder MMP from accomplishing its mission and vision. It has reached partner schools, teachers, administrators, and parents to inform them of the various services being offered by MMP.

Amidst the ongoing Pandemic, MMP gave seminars and training to its partners. For example, in February 2021, The Puppetry and Ventriloquism in Early Childhood Classroom helped schools use puppetry to teach kids and make the classroom discussion lively, even in online classes. The Early Childhood Education Levels 1 and 2 pursued and participated not only by partner schools but other schools and organizations as well. Significant refresher seminars were also held. Especially the Child Discipline in an online and face to face platform were offered twice. First in September and second in November 2021, due to special requests.

MMP also conducted seminars for parents to help them in parenting, but its primary purpose is to share the good news of salvation.

To reach more communities by partnering with individuals, organizations, and even churches, MMP held Free Orientation/ seminars last February 22, May 17, June 21, July 26, August 23, September 20, October 25, and November 29.

Building relationships among its partners is essential, especially in trying times. And to achieve this, MMP facilitated Kamustahan and Prayer Gatherings. This activity is to worship the Lord together as a family and listen to one’s journey during this pandemic season.

Another unique service MMP accomplished was connecting with another NGO, the Medical Ambassador Phil. Inc. (MAP). They facilitated seminars about the Knowledge about vaccines last March 2021 and Malusog na Kaisipan para sayo at sa iyong Komunidad – a mental health issue seminar last July 30, 2021. MAP also distributed Ivermectin, a drug believed to help in fighting covid 19. Some partners benefited from this program.

In partnership with De La Salle University, several MMP schools also availed medical supplies, first aid kits, thermometer and BP monitor, art workshops with art supplies, and cash donations for a chosen MMP partner school.

This Pandemic also opened the door of revisiting dormant projects like the feeding program of MMP. This program feeds the body and the mind as it includes either the reading tutorials, Sunday School program, or the Kidprenuer class. To date, seven partner schools benefited from this program.

Other activities: MMP and Action for Care and Development of the Poor in the Phil. (ACAP) joined venture with a 5-day seminar held last Sept. 16, 23, 24, 30, and October 1. The seminar aims to equip their parent-volunteers in their tutorial projects with the underprivileged children in the communities of Paranaque.

In line with the reading project, MMP and MLhulier, one of the largest and most reputable non-bank financial institutions, joined forces in response to the call of the Department of Education to address the reading problem in Filipino children through its program Brigada Pagbasa: Reading Remediation Training. Camarin Elementary School benefited from this venture.

De La Salle University, in its NSTP class, also partnered with MMP in its mission to reach public schools children that have difficulty in reading. Bago Bantay Elementary school benefited from this partnership.

As the Lord continues to work in MMP, The ABS- CBN show entitled G: Diaries featured MMP in its October 28, 2021 episode.

This program features individuals and organizations whose advocacies are related to eco-tourism, the environment, and community development. It is privileged to be given this opportunity. Other media exposure of MMP was in DZAS through the Memo ni Mommy program, an online radio program over 702 DZAS.

This Pandemic has hit many, especially on finances, and MMP is not excepted. On November 6, 2021, MMP administered an online Fundraising campaign. Its goal is to raise funds for the next generation of transformational leaders. It was joined by several supporters and raised an amount to continue the programs for the year.

MMP’s aim of better, effective, and efficient services to partner schools and the academic communities, the election of MMP officers was held. The goal is to work alongside MMP to advocate its mission vision and objectives. The following were the elected officers: President: Presilla Valiente, Vice President: Alice Espiritu, Secretary; Delia Casas, Treasurer: Flor Tanag, PRO: Pastora Imelda Hilamon and Cristy Montano.

The year 2021 may have been a challenging time, but God’s plan will always prevail. So it has been a fruitful year for MMP. And all made possible with the grace of God.

Raising Next Generation of Transformational Leaders – A Fundraising Campaign

In a call to continue the mission of raising children who will be the next generation of transformational leaders, Mission Ministries Philippines launched its first fundraising campaign via zoom last November 6, 2021. Friends and supporters of MMP from different parts of the world joined the said meeting.

Dr. Natalie Chan, Director of the Bethel Bible Seminary in Hong Kong gave a heartfelt message on how MMP’s mission has a great impact on her. She believes in what MMP has been doing for the last 37 years of its existence. 

The meeting also launched the MMPro Kidz Society to further the mission of reaching out to the marginalized children in our society. The project’s aim is to create a transformative change for the children and families. MMP calls for support and being an MMP Champion. The donations can make a big difference to the future generation.

The pandemic has affected MMP’s finances, hitting a deficit of $23,000.00 for the year 2021. This was the first time MMP conducted a fundraising campaign to ask its friends and supporters for help. By God’s grace, many have responded positively. In the latest report, MMP was able to raise the said amount. In addition, others are committing to be part of the MMP Pro Kids Society. In a way, fundraising campaigns is to empower the donors in giving and be a channel of blessings to others. They are called by God to be part of our journey to God’s missions.

24th Early Childhood Education Level 2 (via Zoom)

A 3-day seminar packaged for experienced preschool teachers, board members, principals, and administrators in managing a developmentally appropriate early childhood education program applied to the new Normal in Early Childhood Education.

Topic Highlights:

  • Online Teaching & Learning: Its implication to Early Childhood Educators
  • Best Practices for Delivering Virtual Classroom in ECE
  • Mental Health 101: Navigating  the needs  of  Preschoolers, their Parents and Teachers in the  Pandemic Season
  • Resource Mobilization in a Pandemic Season
  • Managing Your School Finance amidst the Pandemic challenge
  • Synchronous & Asynchronous: What & How in ECE?
  • Legalizing Your Early Childhood Education: New Normal Setting
  • Promoting and Sustaining Your Preschool with the New Normal
  • Practical Steps in Setting Up an Early Childhood Education in a Face to face & Online platform: Mission Ministries Philippines (MMP) Experience

Reg. Fee: Php3,000 inclusive of certificates and handouts

 

Please click to register online

*With PRC CPD (The Professional Regulation Commission Continuing Professional Development) credit units.

**ECE Level 1 and Level 2 seminars will earn 3 credit units as an elective subject in Asian Theological Seminary through “Transformational Urban Leadership” and “Christian Education” program.