The future of a nation relies on its children today. It is not enough that the youth of tomorrow are knowledgeable only in academic aspects, having good values complete a citizen’s character.

This is the desire of OneHope-Philippines, in its aspirations to make it a reality, this non-governmental organization continuously seek local partners to aid the efforts of the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in shaping the character of the Filipino youth becoming responsible citizens.

With its good and sincere intentions, the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte through the Sangguniang Panlalawigan warmly welcomes the proposal of OneHope-Philippines and immediately included in the programs of Honorable Board Member Marivic D. Ramos, Chairman Committee on Education, Science and Technology Transfer and ALIVE Program.

OneHope-Philippines introduced the Book of Hope-it is an interactive, Bible-based publication customized for the special challenges and interest of the country’s children and youth.

Hon. Ramos personally administered the distribution of the books together with James L. Cauilan, National Project Director and Arlene Dhal Maranan, Regional Project Director to 880 elementary school teachers and 220 high school teachers of the 22 municipalities of Lanao del Norte beginning July 10 to 18, 2018.

The Provincial Legislator thanked the organization (OneHope) for sharing their resources and capability in advocating for positive change in the youth’s character that will help shape the future of the Province of Lanao del Norte in the coming years.

The Book of Hope has been distributed to 130 countries to over 750 million elementary, high school and college students, mostly in Latin America, Europe, the former Soviet Union and United States. In the Philippines, more than 32 million copies were distributed to students nationwide and the first Asia Pacific nation to receive the said book.

The guidelines during its distribution are- The Book of Hope is to be given voluntarily to students, and no schools will spend any amount for its distribution. PIO-LDN