Programs and Services
The Philippine National Strategic Framework for Plan Development of Children or Child 21 serves as the Foundation’s guide to plan and implement programs and services that promote an dsafeguard the rights of Filipino Children.
Every Filipino child has inherent rights to survival, protection, development and participation and with the full realization of these rights we achieve our vision of empowered children and youth who realize their worth and dignity.
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.
CAPCIP / SP
Child Abuse Prevention and Community Intervention Program / Special Project
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.