AFS-USA Taps Deaf Pinay Alumnae as Leader in the YES – EOS Orientation
Ms. Yamie Fiestada (center) with the 2 homebound AFS Filipino scholars, Carol Ann De Belen (left) and Mae Reecah Palma (right) during the YES 2012 End-of-Stay (EOS) Orientation in Washington, D.C. USA last June 24 – July 1, 2012. Ms. Fiestada was the first Filipino PWD AFS Alumnae to serve as a Group Leader (inset photo) for 8 deaf scholars from Kenya, Malaysia, Mozambique and the Philippines. The Orientation is given to AFS scholars who are returning to their respective countries after 1 year of cultural exchange studies in the USA.