Monday, 30 January 2023

Congressman Pacquiao gives additional funding for Madaris for Peace project

ALABEL, Sarangani (March 29, 2022) – Deputy Speaker Congressman Ruel Pacquiao graces the Madaris General Assembly on March 24 at the Capitol gym. The activity was a gathering of all the Madrasah facilitators and volunteers all over Sarangani which according to Hasna Hashim, Madaris for Peace project manager, is the "first after three years" because of the restrictions brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. The project’s mission, vision, goals and objectives were also tackled during the activity to further strengthen the organization. To sustain not only the education campaign of the project, the office of Congressman Pacquiao has also given an additional funding source amounting to P100,000 to support the economic activity of the program that will help the volunteers and their families. The Halwani Services Singapore in support of the Al Ihsan Resource Center which have been the strong partners of the province in realizing the objectives of the Madaris for Peace project have also given one unit of projector and photocopier which were identified by the facilitators as part of their "needs" to help them produce more modules to aid them in delivering their services to their students. The activiy was also attended by Vice Governor Elmer De Peralta and Board Members Irish Louie Arnado-Beñola, Ephraim Galzote, Corazon Grafilo, Joseph Calanao, Jose Tranquilino Ruiz, Jess Bascuña and Rosemarie Sayo. (Jake Narte-Joshua John Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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