The Department of Interior & Local Government here has called on the youth groups in Negros Oriental to join the search for the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO).
On its ninth year, the search is hailed as the country’s leading search for outstanding groups of young Filipinos that are instrumental in the development of the country through simple, worthwhile and notable projects implemented in their communities.
Local Government Officer Farah Gentuya of DILG said the search is open to all groups, organizations, clubs or societies composed of at least 15 members who are 15 to 30 years old.
Organizations shall be judged based on their project entry that made an impact in their schools or communities under the search.
TAYO focuses on projects that meet the criteria that included; impact of the project entry on stakeholders; harnessing the spirit of volunteerism and citizenship.
A grand prize of P50,000 will be granted intended to fund new projects or continue long-term programs and a special trophy sculpted by Toym de Lean Imao.
Deadline for submission of entries is on July 31, 3011. For further inquiries, please visit [email protected] or call 02-687-5917. (PIA NegOr/JCT)