Various groups fuse efforts for children’s welfare, protection

- AILENE N. DIAZ - December 1, 2016

CATARMAN, Northern Samar – As the nation celebrates Children’s month every month of November each year, Northern Samar various groups join hands and merge efforts in making the celebration more significant.

In a meeting attended by the Local Council for the Protection of Children-Provincial Technical Working Group (LCPC/PTW), government and non-government member agency presented each agency’s course of action for the said purpose.

North Samar launches the 1st WASH in ECCD in the country

- TERESITA B. CARDENAS - November 25, 2016

Photo by: julz/pio/PGNS

CATARMAN, Northern Samar – The Province of Northern Samar in partnership with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) launched the first WASH in ECCD in the country with the presence of the municipal mayors and other stakeholders at the Ibabao Hall, Provincial Capitol, Catarman i n November 23.

UNICEF WASH Officer Norman Gagarin said that WASH in ECCD or Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Early Childhood Care and Development improves children’s health and ability to do well in school and promotes proper hygiene among pre-school children.