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Someone Who Believed in Me

Teachers could influence their students in countless ways. They may either bring a positive effect or a negative effect on them. Even at a very young age, it was evident that I already had the passion and inclination in music. I had been dreaming to become a singer since then. My mom attempted to enroll… Continue Reading Someone Who Believed in Me

ATRIEV Board Remir Romualdo with representatives from OrCam, Aboitiz Foundation, St. Joseph Foundation and the 5 beneficiary institutions after the MOA signing.

“OrCam: Breakthrough Assistive Device Now In ATRIEV”

True to its name and slogan of “Creating vision beyond sight” – the Adaptive Technology for Rehabilitation, Integration and Empowerment of the Visually Impaired (ATRIEV) recently signed on June 13 a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to become one of the six organizations as beneficiaries of the 25 OrCam MyEye 2.0 from Aboitiz Group’s Corporate Social… Continue Reading “OrCam: Breakthrough Assistive Device Now In ATRIEV”

Job Announcement

To all job-hunting ATRIEV graduates only. Please email your updated resume to with the subject: “candidate”, if: you are looking for a full-time job you’re willing to work in a mainstream office setting you’re a college graduate Note: This is not for home-based work or college undergrads/tech-voc grads. Address your email to Carol Catacutan,… Continue Reading Job Announcement

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A teacher who believed in me

Have you ever felt like you don’t belong in a certain place? Or ever doubted your abilities because of how society sees you? I have, but that changed when I met her. The woman who believed in me more than I believe in myself. It was the first day of my class in high school.… Continue Reading A teacher who believed in me

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Education frees the people

Happy 80th Birthday to our beloved Mr. Peter L. Wallace, Chairman/President Emeritus of ATRIEV from 2002 to 2019. We thank you for being a blessing to ATRIEV and to the blind. Wishing you 80 more years of serving others! The featured image was taken during ATRIEV’s Graduation Ceremonies in 2016 where Peter Wallace, ATRIEV Chairman/President… Continue Reading Education frees the people

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My First Teaching Stint

Note: Edrian delos Reyes is a graduate of ATRIEV’s Digital Literacy Training (DLT) in 2018 and went on to be part of ATRIEV’s Training of Trainers of Web Content Writing. At age 19, Edrian is ATRIEV’s youngest trainer. Read how Edrian describes his baptism of fire as an ATRIEV Assistant Trainer of the DLT course… Continue Reading My First Teaching Stint

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Write, Create and Enjoy

The First Batch of Writing for the Web Training for Students Conducted in partnership with TELUS International Philippines Introduction In today’s modern era of technology, we are already witnessing a lot of improvement in people’s lives, not just in terms of education and entertainment, but also when it comes to business and employment. One of… Continue Reading Write, Create and Enjoy

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extraordinary blessing to be cherish

Short-tempered, uncautious of the words coming out of my mouth, and immediately reacting to everything with defensive or offensive words. These describe who I was before knowing him, my mentor. A Korean Pastor and a founder of an organization that ministers Filipino blind. Finding a Blessing “ I want to be a blessing to everybody,… Continue Reading extraordinary blessing to be cherish

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My Most Treasured Rosary

It is undeniable that here in our country, we give so much importance to education. Our parents would always remind us how finishing school will have a great impact on our future. Of course, one of the important factors of a great education is the teacher. I’m sure that everyone here has their own story… Continue Reading My Most Treasured Rosary

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My Small & Wengcredible Teacher

Charles F. Glassman once said, “A genuine teacher does not seek to impress you with their greatness, but instead to impress upon you that you possess the skills to discover your own” Amidst the excitement and shrills of the crowd, this thought came to mind. I was inside a jam-packed auditorium, not for anything else,… Continue Reading My Small & Wengcredible Teacher