EDUCATION FOR ALL. DSWD Director Mercedita P. Jabagat [3rd from right] and Lourdes M. Mission, Executive Director and Education Program Supervisor of EMAR Human and Environmental College, Inc. sign the Memorandum of Agreement which provides for the educational program of residents of DSWD Regional Rehabilitation Center for Youth (RRCY) and DSWD Home for Girls and Women (HGW). Started in 2015, this partnership will enable 68 residents of RRCY and 48 residents of HGW participate in the Modified Work and Study Program or Sunday School within school year 2016-2017. Also in photo are [from left] HGW head Carolyn F. Isugan, DSWD Protective Services Chief Raquel E. Nuňez, and RRCY head Elizabeth T. Degorio.
EMAR is a private educational institution offering grade school, high school, technical-vocational, college and Sunday school curricula.
RRCY is a rehabilitation facility that provides treatment and interventions to children in conflict with the law (CICL) to enable them improve their social functioning and facilitate their reintegration to their family and community.
While HGW is a residential facility for girls and women who have been sexually abused and exploited, abandoned, neglected, physically maltreated. The center also serves CICL and children victims of child labor and child trafficking; victims of emotional battery, involuntary prostitution, illegal recruitment and armed conflict; women in detention; and stranded women. (DSWD)