Fall 2018 Newsletter
Check out our Newsletter Fall 2018 Issue!
IDEA continues to strengthen its partnership with other organizations and agencies in order to serve more deaf children. This time, IDEA goes national with its invitation to the Department of Education Central Office to come visit its programs and services in Bohol. Five representatives from DEPED Central office representing the different bureaus (Bureau of Learning Resources, Bureau of Learning Delivery, …
Christmas 2017 Newsletter
Here is IDEA’s Christmas 2017 Newsletter.
Hard Work Pays Off
The students were beaming with self-fulfillment as they received their graduation diplomas and achievement awards. Their parents couldn’t keep their eyes dry as they recalled the countless sacrifices that gave the moment special meaning. Their teachers’ faces lit up to see their students achieving a great milestone in their lives. The Commencement, or Moving Up Ceremony, for Bohol Deaf …
Annual IDEA Banquet
Come and hear the great story of IDEA with founders Dennis and Marilou Drake on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Red Lion Hotel and Convention Center, Billings, Montana. Ticket cost $50 and available online at www.ideaphilippines.com. You can also mail a check to IDEA, PO Box 20715, Billings MT 59104. We will mail the ticket to you.
Leo: Garden Café’s Longest-Serving Employee
Selling fish with his mother and helping people carry their goods at the market was all Leo knew when he was young. Leonardo, or Leo as his family and friends called him, was born Deaf. He is the third child of 11. His father provided for the family by farming while his mother worked as a fish vendor to augment …
Boholini Pizza, Now Open
IDEA is producing an always-increasing number of deaf graduates, and job placement for them continues to be a great challenge for IDEA. Unfortunately, IDEA’s Employment and Income Generating Projects (EIGP) cannot accommodate all its graduates so we are always seeking other ways to help our graduates become self-supporting. IDEA’s founder, Dennis, has long dreamt of training deaf people to be …