FAP Director-General Leo G. Martinez will attend the first meeting of the National Council of Kilos Kaayusan on April 8 at the Dining Hall of the Coconut Palace, Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex, Pasay City.
The proposed agenda of the meeting include the election of officers, the organization of the secretariat and Headquarters of Kilos Kaayusan, the drawing up of a one-year program of activities, as well as discussion on possible finance and fundraising activities.
The Founding Members Assembly of the Kilos Kaayusan was held last February 5 at the University of Makati with Vice-President Jejomar Binay as guest.
A total of 190 individuals attended the Founding Members Assembly.
Government institutions were represented by delegates from MMDA, CHED, the local governments of Las Pinas, Pasay, Mandaluyong, Pasig, Pateros, Malabon, Navotas, Quezon City and Makati.
The education sector was represented by representatives from De La Salle University, the National Defense College of the Philippines, PUP, Philippine State College of Aeronautics, Technological University of the Philippines, Polytechnic University of the Philippines and University of Makati.
Youth groups were represented by delegates from the National Union of Students of the Philippines, the College Editors Guild of the Philippines while civic groups included Boy Scouts of the Philippines, Pasang-Masda, Reef Conservation Initiative, Film Academy of the Philippines, Teachers Dignity Coalition, Rotary Club of Makati and Manila.
As a result of the Founding Members Assembly, Kilos Kaayusan started forging strategic partnerships with various institutions for several projects.
The first project of Kilos Kaayusan was the Manila Bay Coastal Cleanup which was in partnership with Reef Conservation Initiative, an NGO that advocates for clean seas and environmental protection and sustainability.
The cleanup was conducted last Feb. 16 from 6 to 9:30 a .m. with around 100 individuals participating in the activity of picking up and segregating trash from the coastline of Manila Bay. The city government of Manila provided a dump truck that hauled 470 kilos of trash collected from the water.
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