Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Democracy Camp 2009 and Project Grant Competition
Calling all student leaders and young people representing any college or youth organization in Metro-Manila.
THE PHILIPPINE CENTER FOR CIVIC EDUCATION AND DEMOCRACY (PCCED) and ORTIGAS FOUNDATION’s Democracy Camp 2009 is now accepting applicants for this year’s most intensive seminar-workshop for youth leaders designed to provide with in-depth and immersive training in critical knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to be effective citizens in a democracy.
Be one of the first 50 youth participants to experience the 4-day camp interspersed with practical and real-world skills training in program management and consensus building to further hone your leadership skills.
Slots are limited to maximum of two representatives per organization.
There is a camp fee of Php 1,000 per participant, which fee includes food (3 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners and 3 snacks), accommodation for 3 nights, conference materials, camp merchandise, transportation to and from the camp venue and amenities of the training venue.
Click here for complete APPLICATION GUIDELINES
Ortigas Foundation Project Grant Competition
Ortigas Foundation, Inc. encourages youth leaders who will be attending the Democracy Camp 2009 to look at the problems they are facing in the light of what the participants will learn from the camp and apply the principles of effective citizenship and leadership in a democracy to solving these problems. Ortigas Foundation will be providing a grant to the three proposals that would best show viability in effecting long-lasting solution to problems their communities are facing.
The best project proposal will be given a grant worth P100,000.00; Second place, P50,000.00; And third place, P30,000.00.
Only organizations with representative/s to the camp are eligible to join the Project Grant Competition.
The complete competition mechanics will be announced during the camp.
For more information: www.democracycamp.wordpress.com
Look for Mr. Joseph Emmanuel Lansang
Application deadline is on August 21, 2009, Friday, 12:00nn.