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Thanks so much for the questions Chioma!

A big chunk of our curriculum has already been adopted and is being spread nationwide by Gawad Kalinga ( after the designer of their disaster preparedness program worked with us and participated in our initial rollout in 2014 and so we are quite confident that many parts of the program can be scaled and adapted to the very specific needs of unique communities throughout the country. In fact in their final curriculum, the heroic improv part is matched with hard skills such as first aid and knowledge such as disaster maps to comprise a multi day DRR program.  Additionally, aside from GK, I have worked in the past with organizations such as Dakila ( and RockED Philippines ( and am confident that we can get their help and collaborate with them to spread the knowledge and skills throughout their network.  Within government, we are also optimistic that we can get some help from the National Youth Commission ( in rolling out the project as well and this would be perfect for we do recognize that there needs to be strong youth participation across different communities and economic groups for a project like this to achieve critical mass.

I hope this answers some of the questions!

Thanks for the comment Shane. Mary and I have a great working relationship. We pioneered this program in 2014 to 12 distinct groups and communities and we've found that her extensive background in disaster research and my experience in applied improvisation and facilitations compliment make for a great dynamic and the feedback has been quite positive. We are looking at ways to bring this initiative to more vulnerable communities throughout the country.