Today, December 2, 2021, marked another significant event as POPCOM-Region II and LGU Lal-lo, Cagayan inked their partnership thru a Memorandum of Agreement for the Social Protection Program for Adolescent Mothers and their Children (SPPAMC).
Mayor Florence Oliver B.Pascual said the LGU will sustain the support provided by POPCOM-Region II to adolescent mothers and their children.
“We will help these young mothers get back on their feet by providing means to ensure a better future,” he added. He also pledged to implement other population-related programs and activities in the municipality and is willing to partner with POPCOM in all other endeavors that will benefit Lal-loqueños.
In addition, Vice-Mayor Ma.Olivia B. Pascual, the author of the Teenage Pregnancy Ordinance of the Province of Cagayan, said population programs are close to her heart.
She emphasized that the success of the program lies on the willingness of each of the stakeholders to commit themselves for the attainment of its goals and objectives.
LGU Lal-lo is one of the advanced pilot implementation sites of the SPPAMC in Region 2.