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2016 CORE Activities

 

Strategic Goal No. 2 –  GENERATE AND COMMUNICATE KNOWLEDGE

Activity Title –  IWRM Training for the Youth

 

Daloy Dunong Youth Forum

A pre-event to the 3rd International River Summit

November 23, 2016  |  Macasandig Elementary School

In order to build healthy, sustainable communities for future generations, we must develop and engage the youth into becoming stewards of the earth. In 2015, the United Nations have adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), which need to be achieved over the next 15 years to ensure the sustainability of the planet and prosperity of human life. One of these goals is to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.

The Philippine Water Partnership in collaboration with Maynilad conducted a pre-event to the 3rd  International River Summit (IRS), the Daloy Dunong Youth Forum which include presentations from major players in the country’s water and environment sector. At least 500 students from Macasandig Elementary School learned about river systems, water conservation, and climate change adaptation.

Maynilad’s Daloy Dunong program aims to engage elementary school children in tackling responsible water use, health benefits of water, and the environmental ills that affect water supply.  These messages are delivered through fun audio-visual lectures, puppet shows and water-themed games that ensure message retention among children ages 7-12. The program further stresses that it takes great expertise and resources to bring clean water to millions of Filipinos every day, highlighting the need to protect watersheds and the role of Maynilad in building healthier communities.

 

Program of Activities

Program starts at 1:00 p. m.

Opening Prayer /

Philippine National Anthem

 

 
Welcome Remarks Ms. Annabelle Lariba

Principal I

Macasandig Elementary School

 

Opening Message Engr. Rodora N. Gamboa

Executive Director, Maynilad Water Academy and

Immediate Past Chairperson,

Philippine Water Partnership

 

Inspirational Message Most Rev. Antonio Javellana Ledesma, S.J., D.D.

Archbishop of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro City

Climate Change Adaptation Ms. Belinda Formanes

Climate Change Congress of the Philippines

Water Sources and Water Conservation Ms. Heleena Claire Pasumbal-Espina

Information Officer IV

National Water Resources Board

CDO’s water distribution and river systems Mr. Edward Tesoro

Cagayan de Oro Water District

Ice Breaker  
Daloy Dunong Mr. Rosmon Tuazon

Head, Advocacy

Maynilad Water Services, Inc.

 

Mr. Ronaldo Carcamo

Ventriloquist / Puppeteer

Games and questions

 

 
Distribution of hygiene kits / PWP kits  
End of program

 

 

 

Master of Ceremonies

Ms. Lorenne Alejandrino

 Head, Marketing Services

Maynilad Water Services, Inc.

 

Photographs

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