PASAY CITY CONFERRED WITH 2015 SEAL OF CHILD FRIENDLY LOCAL GOVERNANCE

Pasay City Mayor Antonino G. Calixto with Atty. Ray Glenn C. Agranzamendez, Officer-in-Charge of the Pasay City Public Information Office

Pasay City was conferred with the 2015 Seal of Child Friendly Local Governance by the Council for the Welfare of Children last January 22, 2015 in a ceremony held at the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club.

“The 2015 Seal of Child Friendly Local Governance is a testament to our continued commitment to protect the welfare of the children in Pasay. This will surely help us in creating more programs for the benefit of our constituents,” Mayor Antonino G. Calixto said.

The Seal of Child Friendly Local Governance is conferred to the local government units that continue to promote the children’s rights to survival, development, protection and participation towards a Child Friendly Philippines.

Over the past five (5) years, Pasay City has been very active in protecting the rights and welfare of the children. Numerous students have received scholarships and free bags and school supplies to help them in their education. Other programs such as feeding programs, medical and dental missions, and the rescue of children in the streets are continuing programs of the Pasay City Social Welfare and Development Office in cooperation with the Department of Social Welfare and Development.

Mayor Calixto has also reports his plans, programs, and accomplishments for the children in his annual State of the City’s Children Address (SOCCA).

ormed by the programs of our city for them. The annual SOCCA is very well attended and now, parents are aware of the programs we have for their children,” Calixto added.

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 Press Release: Pasay City - Public Information Office

Tuesday, July 28, 2015