MAFTI’s Filipino Language Classes for Youth

MAFTI’s Filipino Language Classes for Youth

Seen in the picture are the participants of the Filipino Language Classes at Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute (DMCI) during the culminating activity held on November 16, 2017. They were joined by Mr. Ernesto Ofiaza Jr., project coordinator and immediate past president of the Manitoba Association of Filipino Teachers Inc.(MAFTI); Ms. Portia Malolos, DMCI Teacher and MAFTI member; and Mr. Merlito Garcia, Filipino language class teacher and MAFTI Board Member. This oral-based program with progressive emphasis on reading and writing was offered to non-Filipino and Filipino youth and funded by the Multicultural Secretariat under the Ethnocultural Community Support Program- Special Project. (Ernesto Ofiaza Jr.)