PIA Press Release
Friday, January 13, 2012
DepEd Media Advisory: K4 LaunchingMedia outfits are invited to send their reporters and news crew to the event at the date, time and venue stated below.
|WHAT:||Grand Launching of K4 (Kariton, Klasrum, Klinik and Kantin) Project|
|WHEN:||January 14, 2012 (Saturday), 9:00 AM|
|WHERE:||Bulwagan ng Karunungan, Rizal Bldg. 1, DepEd Complex, Meralco Ave., Pasig City|
|PRESENTERS:||DepEd Secretary Armin A. LuistroDepEd Assistant Secretary Tonisito Umali, Legal and Legislative AffairsSecretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman, Department of Social Welfare and DevelopmentMr. Efren G. Peñaflorida, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Dynamic Teen CompanyMs. Brenda S. Vigo, Executive Director, Council for the Welfare of ChildrenMr. Alex Ramon Cabanilla, Deputy Chairman, Metropolitan Manila Development AuthorityMs. Helen Quinto, Supervisor, Street Children Education Program, Child Hope AsiaMr. Elpidio Mamaril, Jr., District Director, Camanava, Technical Education and Skills Development AuthorityMs. Maria Asuncion Placino, Police Senior Superintendent, National Capital Region Police Office|
|Remarks:||The Department of Education (DepEd) and Dynamic Teen Company (DTC) will formally launch the K4 Outreach Program, an out of the box delivery of educational services to marginalized urban learners.|
K4, developed by DTC, uses kariton (pushcart) as a klasrum (classroom), klinik (clinic) and kantin (canteen) to seek out the return of street children, out-of-school children, child laborers and drop-outs to the formal schooling system in order to complete their basic education. As such, it will carry with it educational materials, a simple medical care kit and food to be shared to the learners after the learning session.
|Contact:||Please confirm your attendance with Ms. Boots Bautista at 631-6033/ 0917-7928374.|