The CommunityVisit gives the students the task to tackle social problems and eliminateissues on their assigned community using an action-based approach that involvessignificant output, which also assimilates the problem with innovation andcreativity. This centers on the needs of the people in which includes theunderstanding of social structure and can be relate to social conflicts. This thereforeis to devise viable solutions to the development of the household as well asthe community in an integrated and effective manner. In the vicinity of Brgy.
Parang,Marikina lays a distinct area that shows characteristics of undeveloped, poorquality of housing and insecure residential status compared to the neighboring villages.The community-based project involves the insight analysis of the people withinthe area that requires support in any aspect of people’s life situation, eitherpersonal or social conflicts. This affects the field observation processes andfocus interview with the household owner to articulate public issues thataffects them. This helps students to critically identify the main problem ofthe community based of the people’s respond and interpretation. The assignedcommunity requires the thoughts and skills for resolution in discerning the issuebehind the interpretation would bring improvability and enhancement to thesolutions, making it effective and beneficial. These numerous problems assessmentshave emerged such as inadequate access to safe water and sanitation,overcrowding, and environmental and medical issues which are high risks todevelop diseases.
Through the course of problem identification and analysis,alternative solutions, designs and collaborative ideas are listed and distinguishpossible answers. The students are now task to come up with a framework of conceptionalinformation that results to concrete solution for Brgy. Parang, Marikina, in whichdevelops vivid and effective ways in improving its region and applying it onreal-life situations. It is the responsibility of the students to create aninnovative impact in a strategic way and taking action that could help inraising issues for others.