|NORAD supported FILCOLS in 2010 through NORCODE.|
|Kopinor Development Fund headed by Hans-Petter Fuglerud provided grants for FILCOLS in 2010 to 2012.|
|Hans-Petter Fuglerud visited Manila on different occasions to assess FILCOLS and provide technical advice. (Photo by AJB)|
|NORCODE was formed by five Norwegian CMOs in 2007. Managing Director Frode Lovik visited the Philippines on different occasions to assess FILCOLS. Along with Kopinor, NORCODE provided grants for FILCOLS in 2010 to 2012.|
|NORCODE managing director Frode Løvik. (Photo by AJB)|
Cruz was a founding board member of FILCOLS and was elected chair in 2010. After more than three decades as professor and publisher at the De la Salle University – Manila, he retired and then headed TMTC as its president in early 2011. Cruz is a multi-awarded author, a former undersecretary at the Department of Education, and a leader of many local and international organizations.