Back To His Roots

May 2011
Forbes Asia;May2011, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p78
The article focuses on philanthropist, Washington SyCip, who works to reduce the dropout rates of children of poor families, from public schools. It states that even though he is a citizen of the U.S., he has been critical of the U.S.'s colonial role in Philippines. It mentions that at the meetings of the Synergia Foundation, he gives the teachers and children diagnostic tests, and teachers and board members discuss the obstacles, like lack of supplies and unqualified teachers.


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