In a collaborative effort spearheaded by Deputy Majority Leader and TGP Party-List Representative Bong Joson Teves Jr., more than 500 college students hailing from 11 municipalities in Catanduanes have received educational assistance. This initiative, executed in close coordination with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) FO-5 Catanduanes Office, aims to alleviate the financial burdens faced by students pursuing higher education.
The impactful endeavor has been made possible through a strategic partnership with the League of Municipalities of the Philippines – Catanduanes Chapter, led by its dynamic President, Mayor Paolo Teves of Baras, Catanduanes. This collaboration underscores a commitment to fostering educational empowerment and community development.
The educational assistance pay-out ceremony served as a beacon of hope for students and their families, providing much-needed support in the pursuit of academic excellence. Representative Bong Joson Teves Jr. expressed gratitude for the collective effort and emphasized the importance of investing in the youth’s education for the region’s sustainable growth.
Mayor Paolo Teves, echoing these sentiments, highlighted the significance of such initiatives in creating a positive impact on the lives of the youth and the community at large. The League of Municipalities of the Philippines – Catanduanes Chapter reaffirms its dedication to nurturing the educational landscape and ensuring that no student is left behind.
As the recipients express their gratitude, this collaborative endeavor stands as a testament to the power of partnerships in driving positive change. The impact of this educational assistance pay-out extends beyond financial relief, fostering a brighter future for the students of Catanduanes. ###