Cheryl’s Best Move | Turning Weakness Into Strength

Cheryl is one of the most inspiring and talented beneficiaries of the Rise Above Foundation Cebu
(RAFC). She was born with disability, yet her dreams are bigger this!

We are proud to announce that Cheryl graduated from her BA Psychology course at the University of Cebu on June 29, 2023. This culminates her streak of successful moves after bagging 4 medals (2 Golds, 1 silver, and 2 Bronze) of the recent 12th ASEAN ParaGames held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on June 3 – 9, 2023. You are indeed the epitome of grit, discipline, and faith.

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Learning Through Play | The New RACC Playground

Play is essential for the mental, physical, and emotional health of every child and this is the main reason why the Rise Above Community Center (RACC) is designed to ensure holistic development of all children. We are thankful to the Danish company ‘Medarbejdernes Honorarfond i Novo Gruppen’ for the sponsorship in building a new playground which we inaugurated on October 8, 2022 together with different sponsors who helped us build the RACC and its program

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Cheryl’s Golden Moves

It is a proud moment for Rise Above Foundation Cebu (RAFC) to share that our inspiring scholar, Cheryl Angot, reigned supreme in the extremely difficult Asian Online Chess Championships for Players with Disabilities. Cheryl, 26, won Gold under the Physically Impaired Women division held last May 27-29, 2022. The Philippine Para Chess Team did a triple-gold harvest in this international chess competition.

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The Learning Continues for our Scholars

More than one year ago in March 2020, the school system shifted from face-to-face to distance learning due to the threat of Covid-19. Most public schools had to adapt Self-Learning Modules wherein parents retrieve the modules from the school, students engage themselves in learning the concepts and answering activities presented in the module, and parents

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