To establish partnership with the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the province of Zambales, the DILG Zambales headed by Provincial Director Armi V. Bactad, CESO V recently conducted an Orientation on Participatory Governance and Community Leadership to the members of Social Action Center of Zambales (SACZ), a non-government organization working with the Catholic Bishop Conference of the Philippines- National Secretariat for Social Action (CBCP- NASSA) on May 10, 2018 at the DILG Provincial Office.
PD Bactad in her message conveyed her gratitude for the initiative of the organization to request for an orientation that will serve as their guide in the implementation of their programs and services in helping the needy sector of the society particularly the farmers and fisher folks in the province. She also reminded the participants that they are welcome to the department should they have any queries and activities to be conducted.
LGOO VI Stephanie Niña Navarro introduced the department and its programs and services to the participants. She also discussed CSO selection and accreditation processes while LGOO VI Cindy C. Cagalitan advocated for Federalism.