PENDING PROJECTS AS OF 2002:
A. Family Literacy Center & Community Library: To be constructed
in 2003. Funded by the British Embassy.
B. Livelihood Program: To build cooperatives for farmers. Legwork
and research started January 2002. Program operations start as soon
as funding and partnerships are in place.
SITIO ABEL, TALAKAG, BUKIDNON
Located in Central Mindanao, Sitio Abel is 40 minutes by foot from
Miarayon. There are approximately 1,000 families in this area of
Tala-andig origin. Amenities and crops are the same as Miarayon.
Cartwheel is currently running 2 programs here:
OPERATIONS:Started in June 2001. Beneficiaries number up to
70 students. Funding is from individual sponsors
B. FEEDING PROGRAM:
Started in June 2002. Beneficiaries number up to 150+ malnourished
children. Funding from San Jose Foundation and PCSO.
C. ADULT LITERACY PROGRAM: Started in June 2002 for the parents
of pre-schoolers, and other adults with no literacy skills. Beneficiaries
will number up to 150 adults in 2 years. Funding is from the Ford
CARTWHEEL HOUSE, MALAYBALAY, BUKIDNON
Cartwheel House shelters and provides formation for scholars attending
high school and college in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon. They live
with the Mindanao Project Officer, who is both counselor to the
the scholars and coordinator of all Mindanao-based projects. This
is also used as the Cartwheel Mindanao Office.
CARTWHEEL OFFICE, MANILA
is Cartwheel's office and support base for all operations in both
Manila and Mindanao.
A. FIRST FRIDAY MASSES- Every first Friday at 6:30pm, Cartwheel
holds Holy Mass at the office.
B. THURSDAY NIGHT COFFEE CLUB - Every other Thursday, Cartwheel
friends and supporters hold get-togethers for brainstorming, networking,
C. FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES - These are the products of the brainstorming
sessions on Thursday Coffee Nights.
D. BI-ANNUAL PILGRIMAGES - Bi-annual visits/immersions to the project
areas in Mindanao are scheduled every March and October. Members
are invited to participate in a 5-day visit to the Tala-Andig communities.
E. HEART-TO-ART - A creative prayer mission-visioning weekend workshop
for young professionals scheduled monthly.