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Erika Canonizado

High School,

Class 2004-2005

"Southville’s Poor Urban Child (POUCH) was a program that made an impact in my life. As a future nurse, caring is part of the values that we must uphold in our lives. Through POUCH, I was able to learn early the importance of caring for other individuals through serving and sharing with the beneficiaries of POUCH what they are not privileged to have." read more>>

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JUNE: Affirmation of Self and Other

Week 1 - Awareness of One's Strengths and Weaknesses
Week 2 - Believing in Oneself
Week 3 - Accepting and Affirming Each Other's Uniqueness
Week 4 - Loving Self and Others


JULY: Interpersonal Sensitivity, Empathy, Sharing, Respect and Courtesy

Week 1 - Honing One's Basic Skills in Interpersonal Relationship
Week 2 - Developing Sensitivity to the Needs of Others
Week 3 - Growing in empathy for the Social disadvantaged
Week 4 - EMPATHY/ "Caring for Others" in Action


AUGUST: Goal Setting: Passion to Achieve

Week 1 - Identifying, developing, affirming One's Interest and Abilities
Week 2 - Setting a Personal Vision
Week 3 - Modeling from the Drive of Achievers
Week 4 - Developing the Passion to Achieve

SEPTEMBER: Industry, Discipline, and Perseverance

Week 1 - Growing in Personal and Social Responsibility
Week 2 - Discipline in the Use of Time, Money and Personal Resources
Week 3 - Keeping Commitments without Being Pressured
Week 4 - Turning in Outputs Despite Difficulties Encountered


OCTOBER: Global Consciousness, Global Excellence

Week 1 - Knowing We Belong to One World, One Humanity
Week 2 - Learning from Each Other, Learning from International Cultures
Week 3 - Growing in Kinship Especially with Asian Neighbors
Week 4 - Knowing that Personal Goals and Achievements Can Lead to Institutional, National and Global Excellence


NOVEMBER: Healthy Personal - Social Relations

Week 1 - Enhancing One's Sense of Belonging and Teamwork
Week 2 - Realizing the Value of Sharing One's Talent in the Achievement of the Group's Goal
Week 3 - Developing Leadership Skills
Week 4 - Assuming Bigger Roles and Responsibilities in the House, School and Community


DECEMBER: Effective Control and Management of Emotions - Sharing and Generosity

Week 1 - Growing in Capacity to Identify and Articulate One's Emotions
Week 2 - Emotional Behaviors and their Impact on Others
Week 3 - Learning More Effective Ways of Expressing Emotions
Week 4 - Growing in Tolerance for Frustrations, Conflict and Pressures


JANUARY: Courage, Responsibility, Inner-directedness

Week 1 - Being True to Oneself/Ones' Values
Week 2 - Consciousness of One's Roles and Responsibilities - in school, Home and Society
Week 3 - Growing in Responsibility for One's Thoughts and Actions
Week 4 - Growing in Inner-directedness

FEBRUARY: Competence/Excellence

Week 1 - Doing things well
Week 2 - Giving my Best in Everything I Do
Week 3 - Testing One's Limits, Going Beyond Comfort Zones
Week 4 - Continuously Developing and Sharpening One's Skills and Competencies


MARCH: Productivity/ Creativity

Week 1 - Getting Things Done
Week 2 - Acting with a Sense of Urgency
Week 3 - Creativity in Action
Week 4 - Pride in One's Achievement and in Being Able to Contribute to Something for Others/Society


APRIL: Order

Week 1 - Maintaining Cleanliness as a Habit
Week 2 - Discarding Trash, Keeping the Essentials
Week 3 - Cleaning Equipment, Furniture and other Resources
Week 4 - Keeping Orderly Environment, Having an Orderly Mind
Week 5 - Outputs First Before Rewards


MAY: Valuing Time

Week 1 - Knowing the Value of Time
Week 2 - Keeping Time Commitments (punctuality in assemblies, conferences, meetings)
Week 3 - Responding and Acting with a Sense of Urgency
Week 4 - Turning in Outputs Before Due Dates