Montero - NGO Worker - Pasig, Pampanga, Philippines

Maricel Montero

Pasig, Pampanga, Philippines


NGO Worker


I have worked in the field of social development since 1989. Since then I have been involved in social development for more than two decades. Mostly in the field of education, children, health and culture.

Work History

Executive Director

Museo Pambata Foundation, Inc

From August 2007

. Manila Philippines
• Supervises staff in running day-to-day operations of the museum and its activities
• Manages special advocacy projects and programs directly under the Executive Director

Program Coordinator

Global Fund

October 2006 - August 2007

for HIV and AIDS Program in the Philippines
Tropical Disease Foundation, Inc. Makati City, Philippines
• In charged of implementing the country program on HIV and AIDS for the Visayas regions
• Coordinated with partner NGOs, GOs and LGUs
• Supervised monitoring and evaluation of the program in the sites
• Prepared and consolidated reports for Global Fund

Executive Assistant and Documentation Officer

TB and Malaria

September 2005 - October 2006

(GFATM) Project in the Philippines
Tropical Disease Foundation, Inc. Makati City, Philippines
• Served as an Executive Assistant to the President
• Coordinated and documented management committee meetings and Board meetings of the foundation
• Arranged, coordinated and documented the Institutional Review Board for the foundation's research projects
• Helped in preparing proposals and final reports to donors for the foundation

Writer and Editor


June 2004 - March 2005

for UPDATES a Ford funded newsletter of the AIDS Society of the Phils. (ASP)

Facilitator / Resource Person

Effective and Proper Documentation for a People's Organization

From August 2004

Balik Kalipay Pikit, North Cotabato



April 2004 - May 2004

Training series on Creative Learning Strategies for 300 Manila Daycare workers, a project of Museo Pambata and Kababaihan ng Maynila, Pamantasang Lungsod ng Maynila, Philippines


Japan Foundation Asia Center

From June 2004

Grants Assessment and Evaluation Meeting with the Arts, Civil Society, Film and Media


International Labour Organization

From November 2003

APEC Awareness Raising Campaign in "Eliminating the Worst Forms of Child Labour and Providing Educational Opportunities" Review and Evaluation Workshop


Japan Foundation Asia Center

March 2002 - June 2002

Grants Assessment and Evaluation Meeting with the Arts, Civil Society, Film and Media

Children's Advocacy Coordinator

Museo Pambata Foundation, Inc

October 2001 - September 2005

Created, supervised and managed the Children's Advocacy Program integrating children from various sectors
• Facilitated workshops on Children's Rights to elementary students (private schools interacting with public schools)
• Organized festivals and events on issues such as Environmental Awareness, Children's Rights and Peace


Museo Pambata Foundation, Inc

From September 2000

National Project on Breaking Barriers Building Peace and Love for Country in cooperation with the Department of Education

Public Relations Officer

ReachOut Foundation International

October 2000 - October 2001

June 2000 - October 2001
Public Relations Officer
ReachOut Foundation International Malate, Manila Philippines
• Part of the team that created media and advocacy plans and implemented a three year family planning media campaign entitled, " A National Radio Campaign to Promote Modern Methods of contraception" by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
• Served as a Helpline volunteer for RH and HIV and AIDS issues

Japan Foundation Manila Office

April 2000 - May 2000

Grants Assessment and Evaluation Meeting with the Arts, Academe and Civil Society

Author and Facilitator

Museo Pambata's Summer Workshop

February 2000 - May 2000

on appreciating Filipino history and culture for children

Special Projects Coordinator

Stairway Foundation, Inc

- took charge of special outreach projects, networking with NGOs and planning of special projects.
• Production Manager, GOLDTOOTH, A Street children's musical, a project of Stairway Foundation, Inc.

Staff in Charge

managed the children's center in the absence of the Project Director and the Program Coordinator

Educational Coordinator

Stairway Foundation

took charge of community scholars and coordinated with local schools. Created and implemented a holistic curriculum for streetchildren under the care of Stairway Foundation, Inc.

Workshop Coordinator

Stairway Foundation, Inc

took care of workshops for children and coordinated with local artists involved in the children's workshop

Production Manager

Puerto Galera

From April 1994

10094 to 96 1st and 2nd Puerto Galera Music and Arts Festival White Beach Puerto Galera, Oriental Mndoro

Pre-school teacher

International Learning Center Puerto Galera

, Oriental Mindoro
• Taught and managed a pre-school for children

Calvert school facilitator
• Served as a teacher/facilitator for students taking the Calvert Home Study School based in the United States.

Executive Producer

GMA-7 and TLRC

Produced the pilot episode and some of the succeeding episodes for the show. Coordinated with TV network and took charge of the 30 minute daily instructional show featuring livelihood and homebusiness courses, then a first in Philippine television history.

Technology Film and Video Coordinator

Technology and Livelihood Resource Center Film and Video Group
• Worked as part of the team under Ms. Rebecca Smith and Ms. Zenaida Domingo
• Pioneering team in creating and producing livelihood/homebusiness videos for the provinces.

Qualifications & Certifications


Ateneo de Manila University

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