SP accredits Gugma sa Kabataan in LSB

THE 18th City Council headed by Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin V. Uy, during its regular session Monday presided over by Acting Vice Mayor Lordan Suan, accredited the Gugma sa Kabataan, Inc. for purposes of its membership in the Local Special Bodies (LSB).

This is pursuant to DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2016-97 and Article 64, Rule XIII of the Rules and Regulations Implementing the 1991 Local Government Code or funding its project from the city.

The Power learned that the Gugma sa Kabataan is a Social Welfare Development Agency working with street children in the city. Its goal is to prevent children from living and earning a living in the streets. Since 2004, the organization was able to reach out 300 children from the street.

As an agency working with children, programs and services of the organization are designed in accordance to the mandate of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Child – Provision, Protection and Participation, The Power learned.

The resolution was favorably endorsed by the committees on social services and on laws and rules respectively chaired by Councilors Reuben R. Daba and Ian Marka Q. Nacaya. (JBD)