Vice President Leni Robredo, with Roger Santos (left) and Rod Bustos, holds a flyer of the 2019 medical mission in Marawi, a partnership between OVP’s Angat Buhay and ANCOP USA.  (Filipino Reporter photos)


WASHINGTON — In a private meeting with Vice President Leni Robredo before she delivered her speech at the Center for Strategic Studies, it was decided that in addition to medical-related support, CFC ANCOP USA will also partner with the Office of the Vice President’s (OVP) “Angat Buhay,” an online education-related program called Tele-Edukasyon.

The OVP-ANCOP USA meeting also finalized the details of a medical mission and relief operation in Marawi City in February 2019.

These developments were learned from Roger Santos, Executive Director, ANCOP USA, head of the group that met with the Vice President.

Tele-Edukasyon is an ANCOP USA ongoing online tutorial project aimed at assisting high school students on their school work.

Volunteer Filipino-American teachers will answer the students’ questions.

Santos also announced that medical supplies and hospital equipment will continue to be given to Angat Buhay for use in poor municipalities in the Philippines.

Santos also said that partnership in future disaster management and relief operations during natural catastrophes were also discussed in the meeting.

Robredo expressed OVP’s appreciation to ANCOP USA group.

“We are so thankful that we found a kind partner here in the U.S. who are also motivated to help their poor kababayans. God bless them,” she said.

Members of the ANCOP USA group who met with Robredo were: Roger and Josie Santos; Rod Bustos; Ronnie and Jocelyn Chavez; Pat Melazarte; Reman Abadgin; and Manny Caballero, ANCOP USA COMMUNICATIONS.


VP Robredo delivers a speech at the Center for Strategic Studies in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 17, 2018.

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