Dear Partners in Development:
The Research and Extension for Development Office, College of Social Work and Community Development (REDO, CSWCD) of the University of the Philippines in partnership with Sikhay Kilos Development Association, Inc. will conduct a training entitled “Engaging in Advocacy Work, An Essential Skill for Social Development Practitioners”. This 4 – day activity will be held at the CSWCD Audiovisual Room from July 9-12. The training content, application form, and other information can be downloaded from REDO Trainings 2013 page.
Endeavors such as this are regularly undertaken by REDO, CSWCD as a fulfillment of its mission to address some of the needs of social development practitioners, people’s organizations, and other partners in the area of capability building and enhancement through our extension and consultancy services. This particular training is significant because it recognizes the critical role of the social development worker in building/enhancing the awareness of the people, legislators, executives and planners and concretizing action to address important issues at the local and national levels. It aims to enhance their capabilities to be proactive and purposive in involving the community and other stakeholders in dealing with problems and issues.
The registration fee for this activity is Php 10, 000.00. A reservation cost of Php 1, 500.00 (non-refundable) will be required from those who will signify their interest to attend this course deductible from the full payment of the registration fee. Please send your payment to account name Sikhay Kilos Development Association, Inc.., PNB UP Campus Branch savings account number 4069-8400-0021.
For further inquiries about the training, please contact REDO through Ms. Catharine E. Adaro, Ms. Anne-Di Berdin or the undersigned, tel. nos. 924-2143 and 981-8500 loc.4107. For those interested to join the activity, we will appreciate hearing from you on or before July 2, 2013.
We encourage you to be with us in this worthwhile activity.
Very truly yours,
(Sgd.) LETICIA SALVADOR-TOJOS, Ph. D.
(Sgd.)PROF. JOCELYN T CARAGAY