Children’s Mural Paintings Jazz up the CWC 37th Year Anniversary Print
Monday, 17 December 2012 12:54

The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) marked its 37th year anniversary on December 10, 2012. CWC, created by virtue of Presidential Decree 603, otherwise known as the Child and Youth Welfare Code is a government inter-departmental body mandated to monitor and evaluate the implementation of policies, programs and services relative to the welfare and protection of children.

The anniversary celebration was graced by a mass officiated by Fr. Royce Quintillan of Sta. Teresita Parish Church, Quezon City. This was followed by a blessing and unveiling of mural paintings of the CWC perimeter fence.

Headed by CWC Executive Director Brenda S. Vigo, the celebration was observed with a simple program. This gathering was joined in by some partners from government and non-government organizations. Guests who also shared their short messages of inspiration were Professor Danilo Santiago of UST College of Fine Arts & Design, Director Rosario de la Rosa of KBF, Col. Theresa Cid of PNP, Ms. Daisy Atienza of NCCT and young artists- Romnick Toledo, Youth Representative to the CWC Board and Miguel Uy of UST Art Students’ Association representative.


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The mural paintings were the works of child artists from VIDES headed by Sr. Josefina Carrasco with the inspiration from UST Professors and Students of College of Fine Arts and Design. The event was also participated by members of the Batang Ina Core Group composed of the Department of Health CHD-NCR, PAMACQ, Hope for the Youth Foundation, Inc., Save the Children and Women Health Philippines.

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For further inquiries, please contact:

Ms. Denia S. Gamboa/Ms. Ma. Edna R.L. Estal, Public Affairs and Information Office, Telephone No. 7811039 local 1005/1006.


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