Monday, January 25, 2010

Training for ramp modelling

On the same day, while Carol was in the other room for her business workshop with livelihood center participants, students from STI Computer School were doing the catwalk with Pia Gladys Perey, guest designer for the fashion parade on the 15th.
Sixty students came for the training.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Carol's 2nd Busy Day - January 13, 2010

Today is Carol's 2nd day of visit in Ormoc this year and her schedule was such that she had to be in four different time slots in one day:

At 8:00 in the morning she had to be at the Mayor's office for her courtesy call but because the Mayor was not yet around, she had to move on to her other schedule which was for an interview with POWER FM. From PowerFM she was back at the Mayor's office.

At about 9:00 in the morning she had to go back to OCCCI building to meet with the Livelihood Center Coordinators. In this meeting she was able to learn about the status of their centers, their effectivity and their needs.

After a quick lunch, she's up and on to another room at the OCCCI building for a workshop with Livelihood Center operators on Business in the Fashion industry.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Second day of Carol's visit to Ormoc Jan 2010

In 2008 Carol with Mel Rom made a courtesy call to the Mayor of Ormoc. This is her second courtesy call to the same Mayor
Carol left the Mayor some brochures....

Jean, Carol and Claire inside the Mayor's office

Carol was invited to POWER FM
... answering questions and discussing about the TCF project in Ormoc

Monday, January 18, 2010

Carol Hanlon of TCFWA comes back to Ormoc

She arrived in the afternoon of January 12, 2010. She came in from Cebu by fast craft. There was no car to meet her. The OCCCI car that was supposed to meet her was still at the airport to meet the Filipina-Australian fashion designer that she invited for the Ormoc Fashion Event. There was only me and my umbrella, it was raining the whole day. Actually, it's been raining the whole week.

Ormoc folks are known to be kind and sweet. A certain Mr. Tumampo approached us to offer us a free ride. His house is just a block away from OCCCI.

Brought her to the De Luxe room of the OCCCI Hostel. It seems that we do not want her to rest because at 2:45 in the afternoon we fetched her to be in the Business and Professional Women exploratory meeting at the St. Benedict Socio-Pastoral Center. We finished by about a few minutes after 5.

At 8:00 in the evening the Coalition of Ormoc Women (COW) set a dinner for her where the OCCCI Chairperson of the Board and also the Chief Executive Officer were present. Because we also invited media people, there was a lively discussion after a dinner of Sinanawan nga Monggos, Native Chicken in Soup, Ginagmay'ng Baka and Sweet and Sour Fish.

And that wrapped up the day for Carol Hanlon's arrival for the 3rd time inOrmoc. Bz, bz, bz....

Saturday, January 16, 2010

OCCCI Staff tour to TTCFWA First Donation Beneficiaries

The last week of December, 2009 and first week of January, 2010 were spent by TCF Ormoc to guide the OCCCI staff to the barangays where the Community Sewing Livelihood Centers are located.

Here are some of the photos on the tour:

Concepcion Sewing Livelihood Center Coordinator Nelia Diano with Boy Sebidos of the Metro Ormoc Community Credit Cooperative, Inc. (OCCCI)

Gregorio Soria of Juaton CSLC with Boy Sebidos of OCCCI

Leticia Bacus of Cogon CSLC with Boy Sebidos of OCCCI

Cabintan CSLC coordinator talks to Boy while some
members of the family are busy picking corn grains
from husks.

Cabintan children use a home-made grains picker to
separate the husks from the corn grains