Lucena City, February 25, 2013 – Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer,Sonia Leyson, announced during the Quezon Provincial Government’s flag raising ceremony that the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) supplemental feeding program will now be a regular feature in the community improvement thrusts of the province.
During the Children’s Month Celebration last October 2012, Quezon Governor David C. Suarez and guests from the DSWD regional office allocated Php 65.5M for projects to combat malnutrition in the province, with supplementary feeding being one of them.
Leyson also reported that the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps is also in full implementation throughout Quezon, and that DSWD Region has a new director in the form or Leticia T. Diokno.
In the closing speech by Provincial Administrator Romel Eda?o, he echoed the gratitude expressed by the residents of REINA area for the projects of the provincial government during his and Gov. Suarez’s visit. (Quezon PIO)