Mr. Angelo G. Macha, Tech4ED Center Manager, LGU Carmona, Cavite received the check amounting to ₱50,000.00 as grant from PhilCeCNet to fund their proposed project – BML Tech4ED Serbisyo. It has been chosen winner of the i-Level-Up Pa More Contest of the organization during the 14th Knowledge Exchange Conference which was held at the Citystate Asturias, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan last August 14-16, 2019.
The entries to the i-Level-Up Pa More contest should have the following characteristics:
- Should focus on an innovative service/initiative/program that the eCenter can offer to the community where it operates.
- Should be based on the core business of eCenters: modern/digital ICTs.
- Should address a major concern of the community
- Should be replicable
- Should be able to show indications of impact after one year of implementation
Entries have been judged based on the following criteria:
- Innovativeness: 35%
- Relevance/appropriateness to the problem/major concern that it will try to address: 35%
- Replicability: 10%
- Harnessing partnerships/networking: 10%
- Sustainability: 10%
The “Basura Mo, may Libreng Tech4Ed Serbisyo (BML Tech4ED Serbisyo)” aims to increase awareness in waste segregation and recycling of communities and schools near theTech4ED Center. For a free use of internet/computer and printing services, they will have to bring recyclable materials like bottles and newspapers to the Tech4ED center. The accumulated recyclable materials will then be sold and the proceeds will be used to sustain the monthly basic resource operational needs of the center.
Along with the Carmona, Cavite Tech4ED Center, the finalists are “eDirect Mo!” of San Fabian Tech4ED Center; “FAITH – Lahat Tanim sa Mauban” of Mauban eLearningVille Tech4ED Center; “e-Library, e-Museum and Collection of Artifact and Valuable Historical Item” of Tagana-an Tech4ED Center.