October is National Children's Month
By Rose B. Palacio
Davao City (20 September) -- Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) XI Director Ester Acebedo-Versoza is calling on government agencies concerned to support next month (October) celebration on Children's welfare by virtue of Proclamation number 267.
Director Versoza said the nation will be celebrating the 15th year of the National Children's month as part of commemorating the importance of the role of the child within the family and within society.
Government networks were urged to observe Children's month by conducting child related activities focusing on the theme "Bright Child: Karapatan Nasa 'yo, Isigaw sa Buong Mundo."
Government agencies were also requested to hang on streamers in their respective offices for massive information drive on the children's monthlong activity.
For more details, call 226 2857 and ask for Nestor Estampa or Jessie Ann Nazareno-delos Reyes or get in touch with DSWD operations division chief Ma. Vilia Vigil. (DSWD/PIA) [top]