• -Empower both the people in the partner communities and SBC students, faculty and staff through service-learning initiatives that allow critical reflection and productive engagement;
  • -Provide opportunities for linkages and collaborative partnerships that could elevate the level of awareness for the Bedan community members and partners to the dynamics of participatory development;
  • -Enable partner communities to initiate income generating projects and develop effective marketing strategies for sustainable livelihood;
  • -Utilize research as a vehicle to deepen the SBC community’s understanding of social issues; and
  • -Benchmark the best practices of outreach and community engagements of higher educational institutions.