ILO-IPEC Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing in Bukidnon Province

The ILO-IPEC is now ready to provide direct services to child labourers and their families in Bukidnon Province in partnership with reliable agencies.

To forge the commitment of stakeholders, a Declaration of Intent will be spearheaded by Lawrence Jeff Johnson, ILO-CO Manila Director. The education services will be provided by the Sugar Industry Foundation, Inc, while the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Region 10 will install child-labour monitoring and integrated referral systems. The education on health, skills training, and family development services will be provided by the Provincial Government of Bukidnon. Back-to-back with the signing is the holding of ground-breaking rites for the school building in Barangay Butong, Quezon Municipality, courtesy of Coca-Cola Foundation. Inc. The school building will house students under a curriculum specially designed for child labourers.