PIA Press Release
Thursday, January 05, 2012
DSWD mandates provision of comfort rooms in all daycare centersby Necitas G. Alconis
BASCO, Batanes, January 5 (PIA) -– Municipal Local Government Operations officer Eunicia Gato said local government units should provide built-in comfort rooms in all daycare centers in their respective municipalities.
In the ongoing monitoring activity of LGU Basco for the search for model barangay, the monitoring teams included among criteria the presence of a built-in comfort room at the day care centers for the safety, sanitation and convenience of day care pupils.
As of November 2011, only four of the six day care centers in Basco complied with the construction of comfort room with in the day care center. These are barangays San Antonio, San Joaquin, Kayvaluganan and Kayhuvukan.
The other two barangays are in the process of constructing comfort rooms and the day care pupils are still using a separate structure near the daycare centers. (TCB/NGA/PIA Batanes)