MSSD will ensure to defend the rights and social protection of Bangsamoro Children-Minister Jajurie

Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao– Social Services and Development Minister Atty. Raisa Jajurie said that her ministry will ensure to defend the rights and social protection of Bangsamoro children against all forms and conditions prejudicial to their development, said a report by BPI-BARMM, Saturday, November 28.
In an Online Conversation on the Commitments of the Bangsamoro Government to the Bangsamoro Children’s Declaration Friday, Nov.27 in the Cotabato City, Jajurie said, “We also assure that all policies and projects that support the children in the region will be implemented.

Jajurie disclosed that the MSSD has three (3) programs and projects that support the children and youth in the Bangsamoro, such as:.

1. Angat Bangsamoro: Kabataan Tungo sa Karunungan (ABK) which provides financial aid for indigent students to cover school-related expenses such as school supplies, books, school projects, internet/data load, and other related expenses.

2. Kupkop Program: Financial Assistance for Orphans shall provide orphaned children with the chance to have better condition in life by addressing their basic needs for food, clothing, good health, and education.

3. Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) which provides meals for Child Developments Centers (CDC) for 120 days in a year.
“We want to continue same programs in 2021 dahil sa nakikita namin, natumbok namin iyong mga pangangailangan ng mga kabataan lalo na pagdating sa edukasyon at medical health needs, we will try to reach more beneficiaries. In Shaa Allah,” Jajurie said.