Complementary to Department of Education’s (DepEd) program on Brigada Eskwela, Pasali Philippines Foundation distributes school supplies to 1,591 tri-people children from 20 elementary and secondary beneficiary schools in General Santos City, Sarangani Province and Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat on June, 2014.
Fore adjoining the goal to strengthen tri-children to quality education especially to Moro and IP’s, Pasali has been extending its support to identified children belonging to less-abled families since 2007 by giving out assorted school supplies. The NGO also cooperates in the schools’ clean-up drive during opening of classes in part of the Brigada Eskwela. The beneficiary schools with corresponding number of children beneficiaries were listed below:
General Santos City
1. NASA Elementary School- 113
2. Banisil Elementary School- 150
3. Bawing Central Elementary School- 100
4. San Jose Elementary School- 100
5. Tinagacan Elementary School- 50
6. Labangal National High School- 50
7. Upper Labay National High School- 100
1. Malandag Central Elementary School- 50
2. Oliverio Elementary School- 50
Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat
1. Palimbang Central Elementary School- 99
2. Doña Catalina Elementary School- 50
3. Dionisio Cagadoc Elementary School- 50
4. Milbuk Central Elementary School- 10
5. Usman Emban Elementary School- 96
6. Kraan Elementary School- 50
7. Kiponget Elementary School- 50
8. Maguid Elementary School- 50
9. Biao Elementary School- 133
10. Barongis Elementary School- 50
11. Kanipaan Elementary School- 100
GRAND TOTAL- 1591
Moreover, with the help of Pasali-organized Consortium for Children’s Rights and Development which was organized in 2009 with the composition of Barangay Councils of Fatima, San Jose, and Tambler, Police Station #07 of Philippine National Police, Fleur Pharmacy, and people’s organization like the Bushido and Radio Kabalikat Communication, the campaign for “Tulong Nyo, Kinabukasan Ko”(Your Help, My Future) was strengthened more and gained much support from different sponsoring stakeholders, partner NGO’s, and concerned private individuals who selflessly shared their resources to the indigent children. Devising this kind of humble initiatives, Pasali was recently privileged to receive grant from CAFAmerica through Cargill Philippines Inc. especially in extending supports to the communities where it operates.
Furthermore, this project was jointly launched with the Brigada Eskwela with the parents around to witness and to be encouraged to participate and cooperate in the schools’ clean-up drive as the classes start this Academic year 2014-2015.
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