Magna Kultura is an arts and cultural organization NGO implementing educational, cultural, and socio-civic programs at the grassroots of society; supporting local civic groups and organizations with social entrepreneurial skills and capabilities to organize projects that will improve the well-being fellow-Filipinos in communities.
Magna Kultura Foundation is a non-stock, non-profit corporation; a non-government organization, registered with the Securities Exchange Commission with S.E.C. No. CN 200312428.
Created as an Education-For-Development organization, Magna Kultura Foundation is geared towards supporting arts and culture in Philippine society, while improving the lives of Filipino communities by providing cultural, educational and social entrepreneurial skills. Magna Kultura Foundation engages communities with social marketing programs: organizing leadership training, livelihood programs, socio-civic activities; as well, as corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts at the grassroots of Philippine society.
Magna Kultura implements cultural activities as an "economic engine" to enrich communities with programs that delivers educational values, at the same time, providing possible activities with livelihood opportunities for citizens in the city-district of operation. Magna Kultura specializes in developing community engagement programs; working in collaboration with various sector organizations, Barangay and village associations, schools and universities, and other civic organizations.
In implementing, Magna Kultura develops local citizen-advocates, while creating an ecosystem for transformation. To date, Magna Kultura operates nationwide with volunteer support of over 1,500++ artists and educators; along with a data-base network/linkage with over 80,000 retail sari-sari stores in Metro-Manila, which the Foundation supports as SMEs.
Magna Kultura uses social marketing and communication arts to foster hope; creating a community of citizen-advocates, and building an ecosystem for transformation. To realize this vision, Magna Kultura builds the capacities of local citizens, empowering them business and social entrepreneurial skills. The Foundation build local citizen's capacity, so that they could articulate their needs and aspirations, and participate more actively and productively in activities aimed at improving their lives and that of their communities.
MAGNA KULTURA FOUNDATION
Transforming People. Transforming Communities.
An Artist. A Businessman. A Social and Cultural Entrepreneur Transforming People & Communities. Dickie Aguado is the Executive Director of Magna Kultura Foundation, an arts and cultural organization NGO implementing educational, cultural, and socio-civic programs nationwide. The foundation was established by Dickie Aguado on June 2, 2003.
Dickie Aguado is a Social & Cultural Entrepreneur who implements corporate social marketing programs, engaging communities at the grassroots of Society. His work encompasses sectors: from implementation of Consumer Marketing Programs, to Organization of Arts and Cultural Events.
Concurrent to his stint as Executive Director at Magna Kultura, Dickie Aguado is a Strategic Marketing and Creatives Consultant to private and government corporations: Developing Integrated Marketing Promotions, Public Relations Programs, and conducting Trade Marketing Promotions in district-territories in the Philippine region, capitalizing on the vast network of Magna Kultura Foundation.
Dickie Aguado is a consultant to private & government corporations in the Philippines, developing marketing communications strategy, corporate social responsibility programs, social marketing campaigns, social mobilization and community engagement efforts at the grassroots of society. Dickie Aguado establishes grassroots organizations and local advocates in city-districts for implementing campaigns and programs, using trade promotions management techniques in delivering integrated marketing solutions.
We believe that greater things are yet to come. And greater things are still to be done in our country. As long as we believe… we have our own contributions to make, our own special talents to use. Let's stand up for our country, with whatever contribution we can make. Together, let us transform people & communities. Then cities. Let us inspire our fellow-Filipinos to build a better society.