Compostela Valley Province- The Provincial Local Government Unit of ComVal through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) leads the celebration of the 25th National Children’s Month (NCM) with the theme “Bata: Iligtas sa Droga!” on November 6, 2017 at the provincial capitol.
This theme was approved by the Council for the Welfare of Children Board in support to the administration’s fight against illegal drugs.
The opening was led by Gov. Tyron Uy, SP Members and department heads and assistants as they released balloons in celebration.
The children’s month is observed every November by virtue of Republic Act No 10661. This declaration commemorates the adoption of the convention on the Rights of the Child and seeks to instill its significances in the Filipino consciousness.
Highlighting the celebration are the following activities: the holding of the Provincial Children’s Congress, Provincial Bulletin Festival for the Day Care children and a Regional Consultative Forum.
There will also be activities to be conducted by the partner agencies like kids singing idol, poster making contest, medical and, feeding program and the “search for gulayan for day care center.” (Jazel N. Sarte//ids comval)