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DOLE IV-A Inks MOU with San Andres, Quezon for Child Labor Free Municipality

Regional Director Ma. Zenaida A. Angara-Campita signed a memorandum of understanding with San Andres, Quezon Mayor Sergio F. Emprese declaring the town as Child Labor Free. San Andres in the province of Quezon is a fourth class municipality situated 128 kilometers east south east of the provincial capitol of Lucena City. Administratively, the town of San Andres is subdivided into seven (7) barangays. Poblacion forms the center whereas the other six (6) are in the outlying areas which are several kilometres away from the center of the municipality.
DOLE IV-A Inks MOU with San Andres, Quezon for Child Labor Free Municipality

DOLE IV-A RD Campita together with representatives from the Local Government of San Andres, Quezon and the DSWD IV-A signs the Memorandum of Understanding for the declaration of the town of San Andres as Child Labor Free municipality.

Regional Director Ma. Zenaida A. Angara-Campita signed a memorandum of understanding with San Andres, Quezon Mayor Sergio F. Emprese declaring the town as Child Labor Free. San Andres in the province of Quezon is a fourth class municipality situated 128 kilometers east south east of the provincial capitol of Lucena City. Administratively, the town of San Andres is subdivided into seven (7) barangays. Poblacion forms the center whereas the other six (6) are in the outlying areas which are several kilometres away from the center of the municipality.

he MOU was signed in a simple ceremony held at the NFA Building in San Andres on April 23, 2014. The MOU spells out the framework for areas of cooperation between the local government and the Department on matters relating to its campaign for a Child Labor Free Philippines by 2016. Specifically, the MOU outlines a more focused and synchronized convergence strategy to effectively address the problem of child labor in the province.

In her remarks during the ceremony, RD Campita emphasized that the signing of the MOU manifests DOLE’s commitment to assist the local government of San Andres not only in the eradication of child labor but also to uplift the lives of former child laborers and their families through the provision of appropriate livelihood assistance.

In response, ABC President Sonia Emprese together with the other Punong Barangays of San Andres gave their support to the Department on its fight against child labor through the signing of the Pledge of Commitment.

The signing ceremony was attended by the town’s municipal councilors, department heads of the local government including the local PNP. Likewise, it was also participated by DOLE Quezon OIC Edwin T. Hernandez, BWSC representative Mr. Lito Manabat and DOLE QPO Child Labor Focal Person Mr. Ohmar Lorena.

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By:

Edwin T. Hernandez
OIC, Quezon Provincial Office

2014-04-23

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