Some 43 disadvantaged learners in La Trinidad received tablets, school supplies, health kits, and grocery items from the Department of Education Cordillera Administrative Region (DepEd-CAR) through its ‘Salaknib Tan Nanmnama’ project.
This aims at giving hope to learners belonging to the vulnerable sector of the society.
Some 43 disadvantaged learners in La Trinidad received tablets, school supplies, health kits, and grocery items from the Department of Education Cordillera Administrative Region (DepEd-CAR) through its ‘Salaknib Tan Nanmnama’ project on June 4, 2021.The learner-beneficiaries are from Benguet National High School (BNHS) and Puguis Elementary School being the pilot schools for the said project along with Buguias National High School with 20 beneficiaries. The Buguias recipients got their assistance last June 3 in Buguias, Benguet.
Governor Diclas recognized the effort of Director Cariño for initiating the said program which will be of great help while he continues to provide support to Education as part of his political thrust HEALTHIER Benguet.
The governor said he hopes DepEd and the Provincial LGU with assistance from other stakeholders will continue to work together to provide a brighter future for young children especially those who are in need.
The funds used for the project came from the collective savings of the different Regional Office Functional Divisions and the agency’s regular funds for health and nutrition.
Other items were bought using the funds collected from the raffle-for-a-cause conducted during the DepEd-CAR’s 33rd Founding Anniversary celebration where Governor Diclas was a sponsor.
Director Cariño thanked the governor and hopes the Provincial LGU will continue to support the project for its continuous implementation.
She also encouraged the parents to continue guiding the learners as they aspire to achieve their dreams.
Lorna Yaco, a teacher and a project coordinator of the said project said Salaknib Tan Namnama was first organized by Director Cariño in Region II where children under armed conflicts are the beneficiaries.
Meanwhile, a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed between DepEd Regional Office, DepEd Benguet, Benguet NHS, and Puguis Elementary School together with the parents and learners for the said project. PIO-PGO
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