Soliciting alms from jeepney passengers

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Soliciting alms from jeepney passengers 

151225143454Photo shows a young boy about to alight from a passenger jeepney along the Maharlika Highway in Barangay Kaybagal, Tagaytay City after collecting the ampaw envelopes he earlier distributed to passengers bound for Tagaytay City from Nasugbu, Batangas. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is reminding the public about the ongoing campaign against giving alms or gifts to children on the streets and those boarding public vehicles that endanger their safety. The DSWD has been implementing the Comprehensive Program for Street Children, Street Families and Indigenous Peoples during Christmas since 2011 to address this concern. The program is again implemented this Christmas by the DSWD, and coverage has expanded outside of Metro Manila. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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Batangas City to rehabilitate mangroves areas, waterways

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Batangas City to rehabilitate mangroves areas, waterways 

MANILA, June 30 — Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) field offices in Batangas province will provide Batangas City government and its 'barangay' local governments technical assistance in re-establishing or rehabilitating some 26.5 hectares of mangroves and waterways.

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