Brigada Pagbasa in Navotas

The city government of Navotas joined the Brigada Pagbasa in elementary schools in the city.

Navotas Mayor John Rey Tiangco led the reading to the students of Kapitbahayan Elementary School yesterday.

The goal of this program is to encourage students to read more often.

“It is important that we train our children to read while they are young. By reading, their imagination and creativity, their critical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as their personality and character, are sharpened and expanded,” said Tiangco.

Meanwhile, the mayor also thanked Philippine Fujian General Business Association for the recent visit of their officials.

They gave 720 packs of bihon noodles, 8 air purifier units, and 4,000 pieces of face masks.

“We appreciate their support in our continued provision of excellent services to Navoteños,” according to the mayor.

In Valenzuela City, after a two-year hiatus, the Valenzuela Reading Camp is back.

Last Monday, the kicked off the reading camp at Canumay East Elementary School with Mayor Wes Gatchalian and his family, Vice Mayor Lorie Natividad-Borja, DepEd Valenzuela officials, participating parents, and students.

Until 19 August, 8,681 Grade 3 and Grade 6 students, identified as non-readers and frustrated readers, will be back in their classrooms to participate in the reading classes to improve their reading comprehension skills.

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