SM Foundation promotes Tech-voc education for gainful employment

Thumbs up for social good (L-R): Mark Carlos Tito Gumapon, External Relations Officer, Johnnie Santos, Assistant Technical Director, Fr. Jose Dindo Vitug, Executive Director, One TVET Philippines; Eleanor Lansang, Senior Assistant Vice President, SM Foundation Inc.

Nasugbu Batangas - 29 residents completed their technical and vocational (tech-voc) courses on Shielded Metal Arc Welding (NCII) and Electrical Installation and Maintenance (NCII), supported by SM Foundation Inc (SMFI).

In partnership with Don Bosco One TVET Phils. Inc and the Technical Education Skills Development Authority, the said tripartite collaboration provided a full tech-voc scholarship to financially challenged individuals – with SMFI providing free tuition and assessment fees.

SMFI Techvoc Scholars preparing for their assessment

SMFI Techvoc Scholars preparing for their assessment

SM, through SM Foundation, has been providing deserving and qualified students with access to technical-vocational studies to facilitate equitable access to employment opportunities since 1993. To date, SMFI has produced more than 4,500 tech-voc scholar graduates nationwide.