By Leah Custodio JUNE 2014
CFC Canada Leaders meets CSP Beneficiaries and their parents.
CFC ANCOP pioneered its first CSP in Ghana staring with 50 Students. The recipients were from the Diocese of Sunyani, particularly in the District of Wamfie and Wamanafo and a few from nearby villages. These pupils were taken from the lower primary classes. During the Pastoral visit of CFC Leaders from Canada last May 2014, they were able to meet the scholars, the Parents and the local organizers lead by Rev. Fr. Frank Kumi, the Parish Priest where the school was located. CONTINUE READING...
Earmarked as one of two major ANCOP Vancouver events, the revamped CFC ANCOP Cup Spring Relay Run 2014 rallied over five hundred individuals from Couples for Christ and its Family Ministries to the Holy Cross Regional High School Track in Surrey, BC during the final weekend of April. Scoring its third year, the Spring Relay Run highlighted the importance of helping those in need particularly in the housing sector where affordable shelter continues to be a dilemma. The fund-raising event was aimed at bankrolling 12 modest houses in the Philippines. After taking a one year hiatus, this year's relay run came with salient modifications and improvements over race mechanics in order to promote cooperation, harmony, fairness and collaboration with the Singles for Christ, Youth for Christ, Kids for Christ and the Handmaids of the Lord. The revitalized affair showed promising feedback as participants and spectators alike had a better appreciation of the sport. Among the refinements introduced was the concept of the Cup where the winning chapter would have their name etched on the plate. The same Cup would then be awarded to next year's winner and so on, and the victors would be honoured for years to come.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
The high drop-out rate among students from all educational levels is a growing concern with dire and domino like consequences, affecting a large segment of the country, if left unmitigated. The affected students cited lack of funds for educational expenses was the main and prevalent reason for dropping out of school.
Within this framework, CFC Ancop took the challenge and pursued Child Sponsorship Program (CSP) for poor and qualified students. In 2010 the operation of similar programs by Ancop Canada, Ancop Australia and HOLD Adopt a Scholar were integrated in one education program for all Ancop donor partners and implementing sectors provinces, under the umbrella of CFC Ancop. Subsequently, Ancop USA supported by providing funds for 500 students for one (1) year and since then new donor areas grew the numbers of Ancop scholars. Ancop Global Walkers raised funds every year since 2010. Partnerships with corporations, the academe, NGO’s and civic organizations were forged and by April 2014 about 6,412 poor students were (...CONTINUE READING)
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Ancop International Canada Inc will be accepting donations for families affected by the strongest typhoon, in the world this year, Haiyan (Yolanda) battered the cities of Tacloban and Ormoc, central Philippines on November 9. It's reported that the death toll of the super typhoon could reach 7000 people mostly by drowning and from collapsed buildings. It destroyed about 70 to 80% of the area in its path.
There is a need for sharing of resources to answer the cry for relief of those affected who will need help in times of calamity. Ancop (Answering the cry of the poor)International Canada is accepting donations of any amount to be pooled and sent to the Philippines as part of the corporate disaster relief mandate. Please lend a hand to those affected.
Allocations of funds will be remitted to CFC-ANCOP Foundation Philippines who will implement the relief including the rebuilding of houses and communities.
Click on the link to donate your share. Tax receipts will be issued for amounts $20 or more. Thank you for your help in this time of need.
URGENT: The Canadian government is matching donations made by individual Canadians to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) relief efforts. Donations made to ANCOP, between November 9 to December 8, will be matched dollar-for-dollar; please help today.
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You may also send us cheques payable to Ancop International Canada Inc (indicate on the memo line) - Ancop disaster relief and mail your cheque
Ancop International Canada Inc. PO Box 98067 South Common Mall 250
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Thank you and God bless.
Temi Pangilinan, President, Ancop Canada
ANCOP International Canada is excited to anncounce the availability of sponsorships of children from Ghana.
In the photo, Gabby Consulta of ANCOP Canada, Inc. speaks before members of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce-Toronto (PCCT), inviting them to join the ANCOP Walk 2013 in Toronto.
The fundraiser will be held in major cities across Canada.
In Toronto, the ANCOP Walk will be held on Sunday, August 25, 2013. Meeting place will be at the Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Street West in downtown T.O. around 12 noon. The 5-kilometer walk starts promptly at 1 P.M.
Organizations joining the fundraiser will have the option to choose to have their members' registration fees go toward the construction of houses for marginalized families from among the villages being built and developed by ANCOP Canada in the Philippines and other Third World countries, or go towards a scholarship fund for poor, but deserving students.
The PCCT Board of Directors, through PCCT President Oswald Tugadi, gave word to Temi Pangilinan, President of ANCOP Canada, that members of the board are joining the fundraising effort. The PCCT leadership continues to campaign among its members to join the charitable event.
After Gabby Consulta's talk at a PCCT event, a Toronto-based travel agency and corporate member of the PCCT signified its interest to be a sponsor of ANCOP Walk 2013.
Another corporate member of the PCCT pledged to donate $500 and will likewise join the walk.
Hard at work during the PCCT event for more participation among the members of the premier business organization in Toronto were PCCT Administrative Officer Isa Tugadi and Front Page Philippines Program Host Gie Plazo Alvarez.
While this will be the first time that the PCCT is joining ANCOP Walk, some will recall that shortly after ANCOP Canada, Inc. was given its license to operate as a charitable organization, it was the PCCT which pledged the funds for the construction of its first community. Today, 20 poor families are the beneficiaries of the PCCT-funded village, located in the Multinational Village complex in Paranaque City.
As of this writing, the PCCT Board has not met yet to decide whether fees and other monies generated by ANCOP Canada Inc. from PCCT's participation in the forthcoming ANCOP Walk should go to another housing village or go towards the scholarship fund of ANCOP for poor and deserving students.
Another organization joining the ANCOP Walk, Sunday, August 25, is the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF) -- founded by Tobias Jun Enverga, Jr., now a Senator in Canada.
According to Mr. Pangilinan, the PCCF has, todate, deposited with ANCOP Canada $18,500 starting from last year to fund the construction of houses. The PCCF pledged for the construction of 20 houses at the 120-unit site that ANCOP is developing in Paranaque City.
Mr. Pangilinan said the amount represents so far funds for six houses at the current cost of $3,000 per unit.
To join and register for ANCOP Walk, please go to http://www.ancopwalk.ca
Meanwhile, on Front Page Philippines on Thursday, August 15, 2013, ANCOP Canada President Temi Pangilinan -- together with Alex Ascano, Chair of the ANCOP Walk 2013 in Toronto and Ricky Cuenca, Chair of the Couples for Christ (CFC)--Global Mission, will be on board the program with host Gie Alvarez to talk further about the August 25, 2013 fundraiser. Airing times are 10 A.M and 4:00 P.M. on OMNI.2 Television, Cable 14 in Toronto.
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L-R: Ricky Cuenca, Chairman of the Couples for Christ (CFC) – Global Mission; Sen. Tobias, Jr. and Mrs. Rosemer Enverga;Erico de Los Reyes, President, CFC ANCOP Foundation; Temi Pangilinan, President of ANCOP International Canada Inc.; and Greg Parillas, National Director of Couples For Christ Canada. During their meeting, Sen. Enverga, Jr. and his wife assured the ANCOP Canada and CFC (founders of ANCOP) officers that they would continue to support vigorously the projects and objectives of the Canadian-registered charity ANCOP (acronym for Answering the Cry of the Poor), among others the latter’s annual fundraiser ANCOP Walk, held in major cities in the country. According to Pangilinan, the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation (PCCF), which was founded by Sen. Enverga, Jr., has so far deposited with ANCOP Canada a total of $18,500 since last year to fund an undertaking to build 20 houses for the poor in an ANCOP village site in Paranaque City in the Philippines. So far, the amount donated by the PCCF represents a cost for six houses at $3,000 per unit. Sen. Enverga, Jr. said ANCOP continues to be his favorite charity. In the past, Sen. Enverga, Jr. spearheaded several fundraisers for ANCOP homes for the poor, through the community organizations he headed, among others, the Lucena City Association of Ontario and the PIDC. The ANCOP Walk for this year is on Sunday, August 25. To register, visit www.ancopwalk,ca or call (905) 564-8539. (ANCOP Canada PR).