A FILODEP cooking course

Registration is now open for foreign domestic workers of all nationalities eager to learn various skills.

FILODEP (Filipino Ongoing Development Programme), founded by the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FMM) and a former Philippine ambassador, starts registration for its 2012 courses in January.

The courses are in baking, dress-making, facial aromatherapy, massage, guitar, hair styling, handicraft, cooking, Mandarin, English and taekwondo.

The courses, which last for eight months, will begin on Feb 5. Courses are offered twice a month, on either first and third Sundays, or second and fourth Sundays.

Participants pay $80 per course and there may be extra charges for some courses.

Course registration is on every Sunday in January, from Jan 8 to Jan 29, from 9am-2pm at the FMM House of Prayer and Formation, 49 Holland Road, Singapore 258849.

FILODEP celebrated its 23rd anniversary on Nov 6 with Mass, games, dancing and a meal. Many former course participants also joined in the celebration, said FILODEP coordinator Sr Rosalind Chan.

For more information on FILODEP, call 8182-3591.

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