The Iloilo Community Learning Center is a project of FPG Insurance, the major player in the general insurance industry. This is in cooperation witn Cebuana Lhuillier Foundation, Inc. (CLFI), the CSR arm of the PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies (PLGC).
The Iloilo Community Learning Center
The Iloilo Community Learning Center was recently formally inaugurated and is located in Sitio Nagpana, Barotac Viejo, Iloilo. It is a community learning center under CLFI’s Alternative Learning System Program.
Guided by CLFI’s advocacy “Always Love Schooling”, FPG Insurance provides much-needed support to the learners enrolled in the program. This will enable them to complete education and pass the Accreditation and Equivalency (A&E) test with flying colors.
High Passing Rate
The recipient community learning center is integrated at the Nagpana Elementary School complex. It has a historical 99% passing rate for its 2017 ALS Accreditation and Equivalency test.
“It is a personal commitment of our President and CEO Ramon Dimacali to support initiatives that pave the way for education, said Branches Business Group Assistant Vice President and Cebu Branch Head Janice Diaz. “He believes that education is the first step towards success and these privileged students of Barotac Viejo will have that with the help of Cebuana Lhuillier Foundation.”
The launch of the Iloilo Community Learning Center was also attended by FPG Insurance Assistant Vice President for Channels Marketing Group Vinelle Haber and CLFI’s Education and Special Projects Head Pebbles Muniz.
Additionally, members of the Department of Education were also present. These are Schools Division Superintendent Miguel Aposin, Schools Division Assistant Superintendent Dr. Azucena Falaes, and Public Schools Division Supervisor and Indigenous Peoples’ Education Focal Person Concepcion Tababa. Members of the Ati tribal community and Hon. SB Member Antonio Balairos on behalf of Barotac Viejo Mayor Hon. Niel Tupas III were also present.
“Cebuana Lhuillier Foundation has always been active when it comes to promoting and giving access to education. We thank FPG Insurance for being our partner in bridging continued learning for adults and youth of Barotac Viejo. We hope to see more institutions giving out support to enable more learners in the future,” said CLFI Executive Director Jonathan Batangan.
The students of Barotac Viejo Community Learning Center will all undergo an equivalency examination by the end of their training course. This will determine their viability to receive a certification from the Department of Education.
About FPG Insurance Philippines
Formerly known as Federal Phoenix Assurance Co., Inc., FPG Insurance was established in 1958. It is a member of the Zuellig Group of Companies in implementing bespoke insurance and risk management solutions for its clients. FPG Insurance is the trusted name in general insurance solutions.
FPG Insurance offers a comprehensive suite of insurance products from motor insurance, property insurance, to travel and personal accident coverages. The company also has operations in Indonesia and Thailand.
About Cebuana Lhuillier Foundation
Meanwhile, Cebuna Lhuillier Foundation, Inc. (CLFI) is the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of the PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies (PLGC). It was established in the year 2000.
CLFI focuses on programs in education and implements Nationwide Scholarship and the Alternative Learning Programs. It also has initiatives on promoting disaster resilience for Filipinos.
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