PHILKOFA News & Activities

2012 PhilKOFA BOTs Take Oath of Office

The newly elected PhilKOFA Board of Trustees took their Oath of Office on 16 January 2012, 2:30 PM at the Korea International Cooperation Agency Office. The new BOTs is composed of:

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PhilKOFA Convenes 10th General Membership Meeting

The Philippine KOICA Fellows Association, Inc. successfully held its 10th General Membership Meeting (GMM) on 3 December 2011 from 1:00-7:00 PM at the Fiesta Hall of the National Power Corporation. It was attended by more than 86 KOICA Fellows, friends and partners of the PhilKOFA. The Meeting started with an opening prayer led by Ms. Rhean R. Delos Reyes, followed by the singing of the National Anthem of the Philippines and Korea. In her opening remarks, Ms. Aurora T. Collantes, PhilKOFA Vice-President for NCR, emphasized the importance of conducting the GMM not because it is a requirement in the PhilKOFA by-laws but to renew ties, strengthen relationships and partnerships, and further enhance cooperation with one another. She also expressed her thanks to the Korean government and to KOICA for their continued support to PhilKOFA in terms of increasing financial support and for providing relevant training programs which enables them to ...

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PHILKOFA Holds First Visayas General Assembly

The Philippine KOICA Fellows Association, Inc. held its 1st Visayas General Assembly on 17 September 2011, 8:00 AM, at Leyte Normal University, Tacloban City. PhilKOFANs from the Visayas area, comprised of Region VI, VII and VIII attended the event. The Board of Trustees (BOTs) of the organization and officers from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) were also present to support the objectives of the Assembly. Atty. Emerald Ladra, PhilKOFA Vice-President for Visayas, stressed the importance of the Visayas General Assembly, particularly as it was the first time for KOICA fellows in the Visayas to meet each other.  She believes that is a good beginning and foundation for  them and that hopefully, in the next Visayas General Assemblies to come, more and more KOICA Fellows from the Visayas would take part in this event.

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PhilKOFA Convenes 2nd Luzon General Assembly

The Philippine KOICA Fellows  Association, Inc. organized its 2nd Luzon General Assembly on 3 September 2011, 9:00 AM at Baluarte Hall, Vigan City. KOICA fellows from Regions I, II, III, IVA, V, and CAR joined in the event to show their unwavering support to the activities of PhilKOFA.

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PhilKOFA Celebrates 10th Year Founding Anniversary

The Philippine KOICA Fellows Association (PhilKOFA) celebrated its 10th year Founding Anniversary this July with the theme of “PhilKOFA: A Decade of Service, Fun, and Frienship.” A brief programme was held at Barrio Fiesta Greenhills on the 23rd, Saturday, to highlight the achievements of PhilKOFA within a decade. KOICA fellows from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao joined in the celebration. The partners of PhilKOFA, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), the Korean Embassy, and the Korean Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (KCCP) were also present at this momentous event.

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PHILKOFA 10th Anniversary Celebration

The Philippine KOICA Fellows Association, Inc. requests the honor of your presence in its 10th Anniversary Celebration Theme: PhilKoFA: A Decade of Service, Fun and Friendship  2:00 PM     Saturday    23 July 2011 Barrio Fiesta Greenhills

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PHILKOFA Holds 2011 Annual Planning Workshop

The 2011 PhilKOFA annual planning workshop was convened on 5 February 2011 at the NEDA Admin Conference Room, NEDA Pasig Building. Attended by the PhilKOFA 2011 Board of Trustees, some 2010 Trustees and Ms Marie Christine Caperig, KOICA Program Officer, the workshop successfully drafted the 2011 Work and Financial Plan (WFP).

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PHILKOFA 2011 Officers Oath Taking

Newly elected officers of the Philippine – Koica Fellows Association (PHILKOFA) takes their oath at the Koica Office at Petron Mega Plaza Building, along Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue, Mandaluyong City at 5:00 in the afternoon last January 17, 2011. 

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PHILKOFA 2011 Officers Oath Taking Ceremony

17 January 2011, KOICA Office, Makati City Newly elected officers of the Philippine – Koica Fellows Association (PHILKOFA) takes their oath at the Koica Office at Petron Mega Plaza Building, along Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue, Mandaluyong City at 5:00 in the afternoon last January 17, 2011. The new batch of officers takes their oath to Resident Representative Kim Jinoh, with Deputy Representatives Mr. Hwang Jae-Sang and Ms Kim Miyeon to witness the affair. Present also is Ms Marie Christine Caperig, KOICA Program Officer. THE PHILKOFA OFFICERS 2011 President Editha Abergas Vice Presidents: NCR Aurora Collantes Luzon Ma. Aurora Quiray Visayas Esmeralda Ladra Mindanao Bernabe Sanchez Secretary Marlon Tagorda Treasurer Teresita Puente Auditor Gerardo Cruz Public Relations Officer Antonio Bolivar III COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN Education and Training Noel Dumaguit Finance & Awards: Gerardo Cruz Social Services: Teresita Puente Sports & Cultural Affairs: Rodel Villarez Special Concern: Antonio Bolivar III Ex-Officio: Judy Vermudo ...

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