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Saturday, March 10, 2012

Happy Walk 2012


Every year the children with down syndrome come together to engage themselves in an annual parade called Happy Walk. It happens in accordance to National Syndrome Consciousness Month. This outdoor activity welcomes different organizations like Boy and Girl Scouts of the Philippines that support DSAPI which is also a way of showing to people that these children exist and to remind us that they're part in our society. 
angels on the road
The parade starts in Freedom Park and ends in People's Park. There is a short program and dance presentation from the kids. Free soup is also provided.
with former Davao City Councilor Leo 'Happy L.A' Avila III
 The participating schools are the following:
  • Lamb of God Sped Academy-Buhangin
  • San Pedro College
  • University of Southeastern Philippines
  • Brokenshire College
  • University of Mindanao
  • Davao Doctors College
she's good to go
The City Social Services and Development Office (CSSDO) and Association of Differently -Abled Persons (ADAP) support the activity as well by having their presence with us. 
Kamp Pagasa Volunteers
Right after the parade, my fellow volunteers and I had our meeting for the summer camp intended for these children. The staff has been discussing important things since the camp will be in April.

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