25 years of nurturing ​Filipinos’ love for learning

Like most great ideas, this educational program began because parents saw a need for their child and addressed it. In 1954, a second-grade elementary student named Takeshi Kumon brought home a math test that worried his mother, Teiko Kumon. Teiko then spoke to her husband, Toru Kumon, who happened to be a high school math teacher. To address their son’s problem, Toru began