Mr. Jeson and Ms. Charm had a coordination meeting with Mam Judy of the Scholarship Program of Cebu City under the Office of Councilor Dondon Hontiveros. Ms. Charm is the scholarship focal of Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban. The scholarship is part of the Mobile Training for the Youth of the Mountain Barangays of Cebu City of which Don Bosco Balamban is the training provider.
The Don Bosco Alumni Big Bike Riders led by Mr. Neil Montesclaros entered our premises for one of the 3 Don Bosco settings that they planned to visit on the feast of St. John Bosco. (January 31, 2021)
Fr. Brian welcomed the Big Bike Riders group in the Chapel and gave them an orientation of our work here in Don Bosco Balamban and then gave them the blessing of Don Bosco.
Thank you for your very Bosconian visit and the very substantial blessings that you have shared with us here in DB Balamban. God bless you always and we know that Don Bosco was smiling in heaven on his feast day.
Last January 15, 2021, a MOA signing took place virtually between CFC ANCOP Global Foundation Inc represented by Bro. Rudy Gaspillo and Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban represented by Fr. Brian Butanas SDB for the use of the Mobile Training Van for the poor of the peripheries of Region VII.
This is truly a response to the call of Pope Francis to go out and seek the poor in the peripheries.
The Mobile Training Van (MTV) of CFC ANCOP Global Foundation is a fruit of the blessings shared by the Couple for Christ Household in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Last December 28, 2020, the Cebu CIty approved the proposal of Don Bosco to conduct Mobile Training for the poor youth of Cebu City.
Then last January 14, 2021 a follow-up meeting with Councilor Dondon Hontiveros and Mam Judy was made by Fr. Brian Butanas with BOT Member Dr. Eugene Ynclino IV. It was agreed that the first roll-out of the Mobile Training will be for the poor youth of Barangay Tabunan which is a mountain barangay of Cebu CIty just by the boundary with Balamban. It was agreed that the training be done inside Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban due to Covid concerns and health protocols.
Fr. Brian Butanas will get in-contact with the Parish Priest and the Barangay Captain to start the recruitment of students for Batch 46.
E-Graduation of Fr. Brian Butanas SDB in Construction Trade Supervision Program Level IV. Congratulations from all of us students, Salesians and Staff.
A meeting on future tripartite partnership between Kabilin Nature Farms and Bamboo Center represented by Fr. Vic Labao, Don Bosco TVET Center reperesented by Fr. Brian Butanas and BOT members Fr. Lan Guiao and Dr. Eugene Ynclino IV and JCI Metro Cebu Uptown represented by Mr. Benjo Labuca was held last December 2, 2020 at the Kabilin Nature Farms and Bamboo Center. It was agreed that Bamboo Production Training can commence on December 9, 2020 with the theory to be done at Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban and the hands-on at the Kabilin Nature Farms and Bamboo Center. (December 2, 2020)
Ms. Jenneth Aquino, Social Welfare OfficerIII, representing the Regional Director Rebecca P. Geamala, DMPA presented a certificate of recognition to Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban for extending its support to DSWD by allocating manpower, free space and use of its IT Equipment for the encoding of the beneficiaries of the Social Amelioration Program of the government. Don Bosco TVET Center is represented by Fr. Brian Butanas SDB.
ARD/PD Floro Ringca inspected Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban for its readiness to conduct training during this pandemic. While awaiting for the TESDA Certificate, DB TVET Center Balamban was advised to proceed to conduct training. The Assessment Center permit will await the the LGU inspection next week.
MOA signing between DepEd Lapu-lapu and Seraphio.Ph Inc for the latter’s donation of 30 Computer Sets was held at the DedEd Multi-purpose Building B.M. Dimataga St. Lapu-lapu City. DepEd was represented by RD Dr. Salustiano Jimenez and Seraphio.Ph was represented by Dr. Ily Abella.
Seraphio.Ph has partnered with Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban represented by Fr. Brian Butanas for the fabrication and production and the Tech-Voc content of the General Online-Offline Digital Solutions (GOODS) Kiosks.
Don Bosco Technical Vocational Education and Training Center – Balamban, Inc., was given the opportunity to fabricate the Tennis Umpire Stand for Balamban Tennis Association (BALTA) completed July 11, 2020.