Foundation gets POPCOM support
Iloilo City (13 May) -- Dr. Pablo O. Torre Foundation Inc. (DPOTFI), president, Mark Torre, received in behalf of the foundation, additional funding of P450,000 recently from the Population Commission Office (POPCOM)-Region 6, Iloilo City.
A total counterpart fund of P1.125 million from POPCOM-Region 6 was made available to DPOTFI, to facilitate the implementation of the Responsible Parenting Movement/Natural Family Planning Program in the cities of Talisay and Victorias in Negros Occidental.
In the program, married couples of reproductive age are trained and organized in coordination with the City Health Office, through the barangay health workers.
The goal is to help alleviate poverty and hunger, usually aggravated by large family sizes.
DPOTFI has partnered with the POPCOM-Region 6 in carrying out an aggressive and systematic strategy to promote responsible parenting and natural family planning in their target areas. (PIA/cad) [top]