Welcome to the Blogsite of CESDEV-Nursing
Community Extension Services & Development
University of Cebu-Banilad College of Nursing!

This blogsite shall serve as your online access for information, updates, photo displays, videos, news, relevant links and other matters related to the programs and activities of UC Nursing CESDEV as well as other features that may be of peculiar interest and value to the University of Cebu community and the multitude of blog visitors.


In line with the 10th anniversary celebration of the International Year of Volunteers, the National Youth Commission-Visayas, in partnership with We Spark Action Inc. will hold the Cebu Youth Volunteerism Days on Aug. 19 and 20 with the theme, “Cebuano Youth Volunteers: Sparking Change in the World.”

Around 200 youth volunteers and leaders are expected to participate. The two-day event will include a forum on Aug. 19 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Samuel McClintock Hall, Cebu Normal University.

The forum will focus on millennium development goals and volunteerism in the Philippines. It will culminate with an exhibit highlighting the initiatives of of different volunteer organizations, non-government organizations and youth groups in Cebu.

On Aug. 20 at 7 a.m., a mangrove planting will be conducted in Olango Island, Lapu-Lapu City to celebrate the month for 7th millennium development goal — ensure environmental sustainability.

“The organizers are optimistic that the initiative will strengthen the campaign for youth involvement in social development by providing them with concrete ideas on how they can contribute to the MDGs (millennium development goals),” Vida Llevares, an organizer from Spark, said.

In celebration of this event, the activities are conducted to promote volunteerism, as an instrument for achieving the eight-fold MDGs along the global theme, “Volunteering for the MDGs,” as indicated in Presidential Proclamation 92 Series of 2011.