Happiest birthday to Mrs. Charlyn Estoce Narvasa She is Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban admin finance staff assisting the bookeeper of the FIS Province for DB Balamban Accounts.
Abesamis Drilling Company has finally repaired our Water Pump today. The new pump that they had installed last January conked out only after a month and a half of operation. Hopefully this time the water pump will last us for many years to come.
Applicants for Batch 48 took the Power Test of TESDA at our Admin Testing Office. Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban has chosen the Power Test as the official the admission exams for all incoming students.
The Power Test is divided into 3 categories: 1. Training Numeracy Test (TNT) which will test you on mathematical proficiency; 2. Training Literacy Test (TLT) which will test your language/English proficiency and; 3. Occupational Literacy Test (OLT) which tests your technical proficiency in many technical jobs.
TESDA has given only 20 Scholarships for our incoming Batch 48 Bosconians. This is only the first step in our Admission and Induction Program for new students.
The Induction Program will continue right after the May 9 elections. Good luck guys.
Our Provincial Superior Fr. Fidel Ma. Orendain conducted his yearly Visitation of the Community of the Provincial House and Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban. This is part of the animation duties of the Provincial of seeing to it that all the Salesian Settings remain in line with the Charism of St. John Bosco. Welcome Fr. Fidel and Thank you for the friendly visit.
The Salesians of Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban and Don Bosco Provincial House gathered on Holy Monday at the St. Francis of Sales Chapel at Don Bosco Formation House in Lawaan for a Lenten Recollection in preparation for the Easter Triduum.
The Anti-Crime and Community Emergency Response Team (ACCERT) Orientation was conducted at Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban as part of laying the groundwork for networking with different emergency response teams from the LGU and NGOs.The ACCERT team conducted Module 1 and Module 2 ofAnti-Crime and Community Emergency Response Team (ACCERT) that included its Mission, Vision, Core Values, ByLaws, its organization partners and other inputs.
The orientation activity has been participated by Click Squad Cebu Inc. West Chapter members, the AloPin Chapter members, the Don Bosco Staff, the Don Bosco Scholars and others.This is in line with the FIS Province’s thrust that individual Don Bosco Settings should set up its own emergency response in times of emergencies and disaster.
A BAMBU GEODESIC DOME ASSEMBLY workshop was rolled out at Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban. This one-day workshop was a collaboration between the Philippine Institute of Architects (PIA) -Cebu, Don Bosco and Bamboo Horizons.
The workshop included the Basics of Bamboo, the Computation of a Geodesics Dome and the hands on Assembly of a 6 meter diameter Geodesic Dome.The same Bamboo workshop was done last April 6, 2022 at Don Bosco Boys Home Liloan.
We thank our Bosconian Architects – Arch. Bryan Auman for sharing his advocacy for bamboo as a sustainable source of lumber for construction, Arch. Eric Nacorda representing PIA-Cebu for facilitating the roll-out of this bamboo workshop and Mr. Robert of Bamboo Horizons.
This workshop is in line with Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban’s advocacy for a Green TVET and eventually for providing green jobs to the community.
Lenie Yap-Aldea, Program Manager of BDO Foundation and Engr. Wilbert Sy, BDO project engineer visited Don Bosco TVET Center Balamban for an ocular and technical visit for a construction of a BDO building which will house additional qualifications of Carpentry, Technical Drafting, Construction Painting, Tile Setting in the construction sector.
We thank God for this timely blessing for the technical vocational education and training of the poor, the lost and abandoned.
God is good all the time.