CITY OF TAGUM, DAVAO DEL NORTE—The Local Government of Tagum through the City Social Welfare and Development Office converged children in the city for this year’s Children’s Congress.
Approximately 150 children and teachers from the 23 different barangays throughout the city have been selected to represent their Day Care Centers for the Tagum City Children’s Congress through the City Social Welfare and Development Office at the gymnasium of Barangay Magugpo North last October 25, 2013.
With its theme “Kahirapan, Wakasan, Karapatan ng Bata Ipaglaban,” the event aims to give more attention to the needs of the children and to let them know about their rights.
This also affirm the 10-point agenda of Mayor Allan L. Rellon under the EAGLE WINGS Program, who gives importance in education because he believes it will transform lives of many children from the shackles of poverty.
The children-participants are 4-5 years old and came together to compete in different events like poem reciting, drawing and singing competition as a way of building their self-confidence.
The Children’s Congress ends with great smiles from children receiving awards.
The winners in the singing contest are 1st place Hyro Kert Podador, 2nd place Kurt Joel Cabatu-an, and 3rd place RayverHerbuela; Poem Reciting includes 1st place Prince Jhoemarl C. Villa, 2nd place Joshua Rynjan Lim and 3rdplace Ernest Thomelton Dagondon; winners for the Drawing contest are 1st place Creshill May Luchavez, 2nd place Franz Mariane Javier and 3RD place Earl Saphire Gudlios. Gleiza Delgado of CIO Tagum