Concluding Another Year Under the Pandemic
Through this video, the FPVI family extends its warmest greetings and best wishes to you and your family during this holiday season.
As of December 2021, the Philippines is one of two countries in the world whose children have not had any face-to-face classes since the pandemic lockdown began in March 2020. The prolonged lockdown has not only severely impacted the children’s ability to learn but it has also tested their mental health and resilience. FPVI continues to provide support to the children within the confines of health and safety protocols through mentoring in their distance study learning and printed modules, and through opportunities for in-person sessions and personal interactions in aid of their mental well-being. The children’s Christmas wish this year, the Omicron variant notwithstanding, is for the planned resumption of in-person classes to happen in 2022 now that they are double vaccinated, and for resumption of the weekly support sessions at FPVI.