Community and Extension Services Department


Makipamuhay Project

Makipamuhay XXII

Makipamuhay has managed 22 batches of immersions since it started in the year 2000. The 22nd immersion was held in January 27-20, 2017. The project involved three Partner Municipalities (Pakil, Pangil, and Santa Maria Laguna) and 19 Partner Brgys. Namely the barangays involved are: Brgys. Banilan and Kabulusan in Pakil; Brgys. Balian, Isla, San Jose, Galalan, Dambo, and Mabato Asufre of Pangil; in Santa Maria we have Brgys. Cabuoan, J. Rizal, Kayhakat, Tungkod, Calangay, Coralan, Masinao, Bagumbayan, Parang ng Buho, Laurel and Adia.

A total 362 Host families open their homes for 755 student immersionists and 80 in-field facilitators. In total, there are 146 volunteers composed of 16 administrators, 30 faculty members, 33 employees, 27 alumni, 32 students, 7 Letran Volunteer Corps members and 1 parent volunteer.

These and countless stories of stories shared, life-lessons learned, relationships built, and many other outcomes of Makipamuhay XXII experience. Makipamuhay XXIII will be on March 2 - 4, 2018. See you there.