Most Child-Friendly City

MANILA, Philippines — President Benigno S. Aquino III awards the city of Santiago in Isabela the Presidential Award for Most Child-Friendly City (Independent Component City Category) for its efforts to promote children’s health, welfare, protection and education.

The annual citation is given by the Office of the President through the Council for the Welfare of Children in recognition of Santiago’s efforts and contributions to put in place a child-friendly environment and to uphold the rights of children on survival, protection, development and participation.

Santiago also received the Seal of Good Housekeeping and the Gawad Pamana ng Lahi from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) as well as the Gawad Kalasag for its best practices in Disaster Risk Management (DRM).

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