NGO eyes library for streetchildren
San Jose, Antique (3 February) -- A non-government, non-profit organization in Bacolod City will launch a library for street children as it expands is literacy program next month.
Anak Stichting Negros (ASN) will put up a library that will encourage street children, aged 6 to 18 to learn and develop skills and values that will help them lead better lives.
The facility will have multimedia materials in English, Tagalog and Hiligaynon and will provide activities that will help develop the literary skills of the children.
ASN, which has been in existence for only three years, currently has 38 scholars who are enrolled in high school and vocational and college courses.
Project head is Ria Corral.
ASN is accepting donations of used books, publications and other audio-visual materials. (PIA/cad) [top]