Children and Youth Development Program
Open Heart Foundation believes that proper education liberates the young mind from ignorance and poverty.
The Foundation provides assistance for the ancillary cost of formal education in the elementary, high school and college levels. For the monitoring of children who reside outside the National Capital Region (NCR), Open Heart forges partnership with local organizations/institutions and committed individuals. Aside from financial assistance, the following services are also provided:
– Educational Assistance
– Psychosocial interventions
– Advocacy on children’s rights
– Reinforcement/Remediation activities/Tutorial
– Independent living for young adults
– Socio cultural activities
– Technical assistance for CYDP graduate
– Network building
– Referrals for medical care
Early Childhood Care and Development Program
The Early Childhood Care Program of the Open Heart Foundation is in partnership with people’s organizations, faith based organizations and small day care centers. Open Heart Foundation provides technical assistance to Early Childhood Care workers in enhancing their knowledge in child development, provides a repertoire of pedagogical and social approaches which they could utilize to improve their craft, and enhances their personal upliftment through rest and recreation support.
The objective of the program is to enhance the capabilities of Early Childhood Care Workers and provide assistance on the process of Registration in order to comply with the standard set by the Early Childhood Care and Development Council as mandated by Republic Act 10410.
Child Abuse Prevention and Community Intervention Program
The Child Abuse Prevention and Community Intervention Program is designed to reach out to families and
communities to develop their innate potential to foster an institution that is responsive, proactive, and capacitated
to defend the rights of its members especially the young people. True to the vision of the Foundation that an
empowered youth will become a self-directed, responsible, creative, and productive member of the society if given
an avenue, a child-friendly community with an empowered family is a good laboratory for realizing these
objectives. The concept of “Child-Centered Community Development Approach” will be utilized in the delivery of
For families and communities, supports services are in the form of:
- Advocacy on children’s rights at the community level.
- Capacity building / development for community leaders, partners and volunteers.
- Network building
Health and Nutrition Program (HNP)
Health and Nutrition Program is the effort of the foundation to address the issue of malnutrition and basic
health care services in support to the Sustainable Development Goals and the Philippine Development
Plan 2017–2022, and to promote the survival rights of the children according to the UN-CRC.
Health and Nutrition Program is a partnership activity with other organizations, local government, and
In support of strengthening the services provided in this program, learning session such as Basic Hygiene,
Parent Effectiveness Session, and Vaccination Orientation are to be conducted with the recipient of the
Medical missions and vaccination projects are carried out in various locations thru partnership with a
US-based Foundation. OHF also provides medical referrals to partner medical practitioners.
Feeding programs are carried out in Child Development Center under the ECCD program.
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