Albert David Endowment Fund

The Albert David Endowment Fund (ADEF) is the very first, oldest and most comprehensive education assistance fund at Liceo de Zamboanga (LDZ). ADEF provides the operating funds and assistance to enhance the educational experience for students at LDZ who are in financial need.  ADEF provides the opportunity for our LDZ students the complete their elementary education. The goal of ADEF is to promote an academic excellence and provide opportunity outstanding students with significant financial need to reach their fullest potential.


                      Albert David was born and raised in Gubat, Sorsogon, Philippines. He spent his later formative years in Cicero, an outskirt town of Chicago, IL, USA. He received his B.A. in Theology and Psychology at a Lasallian Christian Brothers school, Lewis University in Romeoville, IL, in 2009. At Lewis University, he became the only Christian co-founder of the Muslim Student Association (MSA). He continued his education and received his M.A. Theology at Catholic Theological Union (CTU) in Chicago, IL in 2011. At CTU, he studied under several renowned scholars such as Dr. Robert Schreiter and Dr. Edmund Kee-Fook Chia.

                      Albert David is an affiliated member of the Catholic Lasallian Christian Brothers religious order. He has served as youth campus minister and running coach at one of their high schools in Lombard, IL, Montini Catholic High School. He also serves as a mentor for the Philippine Youth Leadership Program (PYLP) at Northern Illinois University (NIU) in DeKalb, IL for the last two years. At NIU, he became more active in advocating education as a means of peacebuiling and reconciliation in the Mindanao Conflict. In the past he has resided in the United States Pacifist Party Center in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL where he is a colleague and close friend of the founder, Bradford Lyttle. He currently resides in Memphis, TN where he teaches at the Christian Brothers High School meanwhile studying for his M.Ed He plans to stay in the education field as a secondary educator and later pursue his PhD His interests are youth interreligious dialogue, education and school leadership and administrations.