PHILKOFA SECTION

PhilKOFAns Convene for 3rd Luzon General Membership Meeting

he Philippine-KOICA Fellows Association (PhilKOFA) Inc., graduates of KOICA-sponsored training and scholarship programs, convened at Baguio City on June 23, 2012 for the 3rd Luzon General Membership Meeting (GMM).  The objectives of the meeting were: 1) to strengthen membership in Luzon; 2) to discuss plans for implementation of Regional Coordinative Mechanisms (RCMs) activities and projects for 2013; and 3) to conduct an outreach program with the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center for its patients with medical disorder.

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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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