Bcu Partners with Gvs, C&Amp;E P.H.I., and Wcci for Community Outreach


credit: LISC Chicago

When a Christian college in the Philippines was looking for new books to donate to its public schools, it reached out to a Christian college in the US.

The result: 1,688 books, worth about $17,000, for two elementary schools, the Telegraph reports.

Central University of the Philippines in Manila teamed up with Golden Values School, the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction, and C&E Publishing House to distribute the books, according to a university press release.

A "creative storyteller," Genevieve Balance Kupang, shared stories and illustrated them with students and their parents, the release notes.

"This significant donation not only promotes literacy but also supports [the] Department of Education's initiatives as Bagnen and Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) Time in these two public schools," the press release says.

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