March 24, 2019 – Masungi Georeserve welcomes foreign students of the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) – Dr. Andrew Tan Center for Tourism and senior high school students of Holistic Education and Development Center (HEDCen). Both groups visited the georeserve to learn more about environmental conservation, biodiversity, and sustainable tourism
As a part of the Asian Institute of Management Global Network Week Program, foreign students taking up their master studies in top business schools in the U.S., Costa Rica, Panama and Canada participated in an orientation and discussion with the Masungi team.
The program offered by AIM highlights sustainable tourism practices through field visits to various handpicked destinations. This is the second time Masungi Georeserve is featured in the unique program.
Meanwhile, Masungi Georeserve also hosted students from Holistic Education and Development Center (HEDCen) in Rizal. Several Grade 12 senior high students will be having their on-the-job training program on-site during the summer of 2019. This will expose and immerse them in hands-on restoration, maintenance and geotourism works.
HEDCen is an educational institution grounded on developing a love of life and nature in its students through various research and field programs.
Education is one of the key pillars in Masungi Georeserve’s geotourism model. Through partnerships with different schools and education institutions, the georeserve aims to be a premier outdoor learning venue for young people to discover and appreciate the wonders of nature and our role in protecting it.