Today (December 1, 2021), Mayor Jonathan Jose C. Calderon and POPCOM-Region II Regional Director Herita O. Macarubbo inked their partnership for the full implementation of the Social Protection Program for Adolescent Mothers and their Children (SPPAMC).

Mayor Calderon realized the importance of updated and correct data for planning and designing people-centered interventions.

Local officials also acknowledged that one of the key strategies to reduce teenage fertility in the region is thru the use of modern family planning methods.

Barangay officials where adolescent mothers are residing pledged to monitor their status to ensure that they are gearing towards the attainment of their dreams.

Furthermore,to maintain security of confidential information gathered from the beneficiaries and compliance to Data Privacy Act, one of the Sangguniang Bayan members of Roxas will sponsor the procurement of laptop which shall be used for database management.

Of the 5 advanced pilot implementation sites in Region 2, Roxas, Isabela was the first one to sign its Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for the SPPAMC.