PARTNERS FOR CHANGE. Randy Halasan, Head Teacher of Pegalongan Elementary School, gets recognition from Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for his support in the implementation of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program. Presenting the certificate are [L-R] Convergence Coordinator Merlinda A. Paragamac, Assistant Regional Director for Operations Rebecca A. Santamaria, Assistant Regional Director for Administration Ma. Vilia L. Vigil, and Pantawid Pamilya Coordinator Araceli M. Layog.

“Pantawid has made a tremendous impact to the Matigsalog community in Pegalongan. DSWD is our partner as we strive for change. My passion is to share what I have, to give something without expecting anything in return,” Halasan said.

Halasan is recipient of Ramon Magsaysay Award and Datu Bago Award (Davao City’s highest award conferred to an individual). (DSWD)