World ORT Child Development Center

Community Development Training Center

Philippines - European Union - 1997-2000

This project established a Community Development Training Center to provide training services and training materials in the principles and practice of general and specific areas of community development.

The beneficiaries of the project included local government units, non-governmental organizations, cooperatives and community leaders from all parts of the Philippines.

Health, Education and Nutrition

Philippines - European Union - Government of Luxembourg - 1994-1997

The second phase of this project commenced in 1994 to strengthen eight micro-

enterprises in order to achieve economic development in the project area through an increase in productivity, higher income and generation of employment; to ensure the sustainability of the Mother and Child Care Center and to improve the quality of life of beneficiaries and their families.


Philippines - Coca-Cola - USAID - 1994-1997

ORT established a Vocational/Technical Education project to provide educational

opportunities for underprivileged youths and to secure jobs for over 3,000 youths in the rapidly expanding Sta. Rosa Laguna industrial belt.


Philippines - USAID - 1992-1996

ORT provided electronics training to the Dualtech Training Center by increasing

and improving the quality and quantity of electronics laboratories training equipment and by training teachers in advanced technologies.

Health, Education and Nutrition

Philippines - Government of Luxembourg - 1991-1994

ORT implemented a Mother and Child Care project in eight municipalities affected by the 1990 earthquake.

In each community, ORT provided a center with 17 satellite units for primary health care, nutrition, pre-school education, and community development. Approximately 100,000 people benefited from this project. In 1994, the government of Luxembourg extended the project by three years in order to foster rural economic development by increasing the productivity of eight small businesses established by the project.

Health, Education and Nutrition

Philippines - Provincial Government - 1989

ORT surveyed mother and child care needs in the La Union province and made

recommendations to the Provincial Government.

Urban Development

Philippines - World Bank - 1983

An ORT municipal development training advisor conducted detailed training needs analyses for the senior staff (urban planners, civil engineers, accountants, procurement officers, etc.) of 15 secondary cities.

Based on the identified needs, the trainer prepared specific courses in construction methods and supervision, site health and safety, cost estimation, budget planning and preparation, project monitoring, and post-implementation evaluation. ORT then initiated further training course design in community development, municipal enterprise management and financial management.

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