Urayong, Bauang, La Union – The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 – Regional Rehabilitation Center for Youth (DSWD FO1 RRCY) participatated in the Brigada Eskwela 2019 with the theme “Matatag na Bayan Para sa Maunlad na Paaralan” to clean, restore, and provide a conducive classrooms to the 52 RRCY students under the Open High School Program (OHSP) of Don Eulogio De Guzman Memorial National High School (DEGMNHS) while in the Center. Volunteer parents, residents, and staff joined together to embelish and beautify four classrooms namely Matapat, Masipag, Magalang, at Masigasig.

“Masaya po akong tumulong kasi alam ko na ang mga pasilidad na ito ay magagamit din ng aking anak habang nag-aaral dito sa Sentro.” (I am happy to help because I know that this facility will be used by my son while studying here in the Center) said Marris Dyanne, a volunteer parent.

This effort yielded positive outcome especially in promoting stronger bond among parents and child, good working relationship among the staff, and unity to all. (by: Vincent Paul V. Ruiz, SWO II/Documentation Focal, RRCY)