Bantay Bata 163

Bantay Bata 163-Laguna celebrates National Children’s Month

Anne Arceo
November 27, 2018

They said that it takes a village to raise a child. It is everyone’s responsibility to take good care of these children. As part of its responsibility, one must protect them from violence so that they will become productive citizens of the country.

ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya’s child welfare program, Bantay Bata 163-Laguna celebrated the 26th National Children’s Month at Southville 7 Covered Court in Calauan, Laguna.

In line with its theme “Isulong: Tamang Pag-aaruga sa Lahat ng Bata”, Bantay Bata 163 Laguna staff and other public officials present in the event discussed how children are vulnerable and prone to abuse. They also discussed how child can protect themselves and who can help them when they are experiencing abuse.

Knowing that every child has a right to play and express themselves, Bantay Bata 163 Laguna conducted series of activities for the children. Two hundred children from selected areas of Bay, Laguna ages 6-12 years old participated in the event.

“We are supporting Bantay Bata 163 because we believe that each child should be given care and attention. It is important to celebrate this event in order to recognize the value of these children, as well as their rights,” shared by Andrea Sedurifa, owner of Metal Trend Enterprises.

Aside from having fun time playing, the kids had a chance to build new friendships with other kids. They also received school supplies, stuffed toys, packed lunch, and bread treats from Gardenia Bakeries Philippines, Inc.

“We believe in the importance of the welfare of the children because we want all children to be productive members of society.” expressed by Quennie Comple, CSR Coordinator of Gardenia Bakeries Philippines, Inc.

We would like to thank the sponsors: Andrea Sedurifa, Camella Homeowners Association, Gardenia Bakeries Philippines Inc, GatasPinoy, Glory Philippines Inc., Jollibee Crossing, Bay, Laguna, Kanepackage Philippine Inc., Vice Governor Karen Agapay, Gov. Ramil Hernandez, Cong. Sol Aragones and Universal Robina Corporation for putting a smile on children’s faces!

Through your continuous help and support, we can create a better and loving environment for our children.

Thank you, Kapamilya!