BUB FOR CHILDREN. DSWD Director Priscilla N. Razon [center] hands over to Davao City Administrator Atty. Melchor V. Quitain and City Social Services and Development Office Department Head Ma. Luisa T. Bermudo one million-worth of ECCD (Early Childhood Care and Development) packages and toys during the city’s flag raising ceremonies Monday.

Proposed under the BUB or Bottom-Up Budgeting [now known as Grassroots Participatory Budgeting], the ECCD materials will benefit over 2000 day care children in the city’s 40 barangays.

Funded with a total of Php 11.1 million, other projects under the DSWD-BUB for Davao City include playground apparatus for five day care centers, capability building/life skills training for 100 out-of-school youth, skills training and livelihood assistance for family heads, and construction of day care centers through Kalahi-CIDSS.  (DSWD)