It took around 2 month to construct our new STEPS Lourdes preschool. It's part of Bellevue and will be managed and directed by us, just like our STEPS Panglao preschool. To give the building a more native look, the walls were covered with native "banig" mats and the roof with nipa grass from the palm tree. Thank you, Mr. Chan, for having such a big heart to expand STEPS to Lourdes!
March 16, 2019, we held our STEPS graduation for the preschoolers of Bellevue Family Mission. 49 children graduated, having learned to read, write their names, recognize phonics, shapes, colors, numbers, animals and more. This marks our 7th STEPS preschool graduation in Bohol, with our first being held in 2012!
On March 30, the new STEPS preschool in Catarman in Northern Samar, held their graduation ceremony. After only 4 weeks of teaching, the preschoolers already learned to read books 1 and 2 of our 12 step Early Bird reader course!
Some of the preschoolers of our STEPS preschool in Catarman, Samar, already finished book 1 of 12 of our Early Bird Reader's course. Mind you, that's after only 2 weeks of teaching! Congratulations! See for yourself