Need for fast budget release

FREQUENT VISITS TO Bohol by Sec. Butch Abad of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has proven just how serious the Aquino Administration is on implementing bottom-up budgeting (BuB) in order to curb poverty.

As can be remembered from his October 5, 2014 visit, he told Bohol local chief executives (LCEs) that “BuB is governance which starts from the grass roots level going up and this gives you more than a glimpse of what is really happening in our communities and thus giving you the opportunity to address the issues from the ground.” Continue reading


brigada skewela

The massive cleaning of classrooms, particularly among public schools, is all indicative that summer is about to end and classes about to start under the “Brigada Eskwela” program of Department of Education where both teachers and parents of students join together in cleaning classrooms and school campuses in time for the school opening next month. This is the typical scene of how public schools are getting this well supported “clean up drive.” Foto: WELLIE MAESTRADO