Since LCDC’s inception in 1987, it has done a lot and is determined to do more. It considers every project as a Lasallian commitment to its partner communities and institutions. It is always a step closer to its vision.
With over 25 years of service, the LCDC has garnered accolades for various projects it has spearheaded involving thousands of individuals and hundreds of families.
The Center, in keeping with its mission, provides an extensive range of services with projects involving training, research, and networking, coordinating with various partners in providing the specific needs of communities to achieve sustainable development. The LCDC also extends its assistance to responding to calls for disaster relief for victims of various calamities and emergencies, such as typhoons and volcano eruptions.
Promotes health and wellness to economically disadvantaged families, partner communities and institutions through education, assistance in health services, and conduct of capacity-building and training activities. Some health projects include health information campaigns, blood donation blood referral services, and health trainings with partners.
Education and Formation
Affirms the role of education and the youth in nation-building by making education more accessible. Projects include comprehensive programs for youth-at-risk, values formation, formation of youth volunteers, and capacity building activities for out-of-school-youths (OSY) and education-deprived adults.
Provides relevant and innovative strategies that foster the value of social awareness and embrace the conduct of peaceful collective action in favor of a just, democratic, humane, and peace-loving society. The program focuses on good governance, responsible citizenship, human rights and democracy, and socio-political advocacies that are closely coordinated with internal and external partners. These actions form the basis of informed decisions, effective implementation, and efficient monitoring.
Assists budding entrepreneurs and promotes the development and marketing of local products through enterprise development projects such as trade exhibits, capacity building projects, and other related-micro, small and medium enterprise support.
Environmental Program and Disaster Risk Reduction Management (DRRM)
Promotes environmental sustainability through the conduct of researches, programs, and advocacies that foster environmental accountability and environmental interventions. The program also promotes disaster risk reduction and management to support the creation and strengthening of disaster-resilient communities through preventive and preparatory measures.