Makati is the Most Child-Friendly City in the Phils.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Makati City has been recognized as the Most Child-Friendly LGU in the Country -Highly urbanized city [HUC] category in the recently concluded 7th Presidential Awards for Child-Friendly Cities and Municipalities.
The national awards body aknowledged the city’s achievements in the area of child welfare and development, particularly on public education, health, social services, and protective services.

The award was received by Councilor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay and Actg. City Administrator and concurrent Makati Social Welfare Department (MSWD) head Marjorie de Veyra during awarding ceremony in Malacañang last March 12.

The most child-friendly LGUs in 2008 were New Lucena, Iloilo in Region VI for the 4th-6th class municipality category; San Mateo, Isabela (Region II) for the 1st-3rd class municipality category; Vigan City in Ilocos Sur (Region I) for the component city category; Naga City in Camarines Sur (Region V) for the independent chartered city category; and Makati City (National Capital Region) for the HUC category.
Prior to being adjudged as National winner, Makati has been National Capital Region’s “Most Child-Friendly City” for three straight years now.

Indeed, Makati deserves the award. The City invested so much in modernizing its public education system, and in the promotion of rights and privileges of the children...
Congratulations to my dear Makati!!! Mabuhay!!!

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3 Comments

  1. that's good to hear! congrats to all the people in Makati! keep up the good work!

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  2. Buti naman kasi puntahan ng marami ang Makati...although ako maliligaw dyan....hahaha. Actually, maliligaw ako anywhere kasi very poor ang sense of direction ko.

    Thanks for visiting my other blog Wena! Lapit na summer vacation mo sa school, di ba?

    Mommy J

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  3. hi mommy juls! thanks! naku pareho tayo, kahit nga dito ako naliligaw pa rin sa ibang place dito sa Makati :)

    yup! lapit na, 2 weeks n lang vacation na...

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