CITY OF BALANGA - The LCPC Provincial Inter-Agency Monitoring Task Force (PIMTF) convened on June 29, 2022 at the DILG Bataan Provincial Office to conduct its provincial table validation for the City/Municipal Council for the Protection of Children (C/MCPC) Functionality Assessment.
The activity evaluated the CY 2021 performance of the C/MCPCs of Bataan and were assessed based on the criteria set in the DILG MC No. 2021-039 covering four major areas, namely: a) Organizational Sustainability; (b) Policies and Plans for Children; (c) Budget for C/MCPC; and (d) Service Delivery Monitoring and Management for Children.
LCPCs are organized at the provincial, city/municipal and barangay level and leads the promotion and protection of the rights of children and ensures child-friendly local governance.
Program Manager Allan Don Malonzo and LGOO V Laverne Gonzales, Jr. of DILG Bataan spearheaded the said activity as they also highlighted the important role of the LCPCs in ensuring that programs for children are implemented at the local level.
Also present as members of the PIMTF are Shiela Mae Vitug of PSWDO, Lucita Dela Peña of PPDO, Hernando Almario of DepEd Bataan and Edelberto Rolle of ABSNET, as the CSO representative.