A letter from Joseph Ocol

Posted by on Aug 19, 2019 in Journal | No Comments

Joy Ocol was my mother.  It was through her that I learned chess while I was a child. She was also the co-founder, with my father Gaudy, of the Catanduanes Institute of Technology Foundation, Inc. (CITFI). Her commitment to the education and care of young people was exceptional. As her son, I have continued to […]

Armless Writer

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Journal | One Comment

Amazing Mary Joy Tuboro showing she can write like a normal person with her foot.

Cebu City Council commendation: Math teacher lifts students with chess

Posted by on Aug 6, 2014 in Journal | No Comments

After receiving citations from the City of Chicago in the United States as well as a personal congratulatory letter from US President Barack Obama, Cebuano teacher Joseph Ocol earned another recognition – this time from his hometown in Cebu City. -Read the rest of the article at Cebu Daily News

Gaudy and Joy President Wins Top Chicago Award

Posted by on Nov 30, 2013 in Journal | No Comments

Joseph Ocol, president of the Gaudy and Joy Charitable Foundation, Inc., received the prestigious 2013 Kathy Osterman Finalist Award last November 12 in Chicago, Illinois where he has been teaching for almost 10 years. Ocol was one of only two teachers chosen for their contributions in education and public service. He was cited for organizing […]

Mary Joy Tuboro Needs Help

Posted by on Oct 13, 2013 in Journal | No Comments
Mary Joy Tuboro Needs Help

Mary Joy Tuboro is a 10-year old girl from Virac, Catanduanes who was born with no hands. We hope to help her through the Gaudy and Joy Foundation by sponsoring her trip to travel to the USA where she may be able to avail of the latest version of prosthetic arms called the bionic arms. […]