The Center of Excellence in Public Elementary Education (CENTEX) provides holistic, high-quality primary education for bright children from economically disadvantaged families. It is a partnership project of AFI, the Department of Education, the City Government of Manila, the Provincial Government of Batangas, parents, donors, and volunteers.
CENTEX operates two public schools—one in Tondo, Manila, and another in Bauan, Batangas, in the Philippines. Since its inception in 1998, CENTEX has graduated over 1,300 students whose achievements test scores have consistently surpassed the national average.
Your generosity goes a long way to support
Our educational support program, which covers food, transportation, and uniforms for our students
Food, PhP5,000 per student ● Transportation, PhP2,800 per student ● Uniform, PhP1,000
Our Teacher Training program, a critical part of CENTEX’s mission to share and disseminate ”best teacher practices and classroom technologies”
PhP10,000 per teacher
Scholarship for CENTEX students (Kindergarten to Grade 6)
PhP15,000 per student
The high school education of our CENTEX graduates
PhP25,000 per student