After finishing a Bread and Pastry Production Training, 13 residents of Batasan Hills march during a regular flag-raising ceremony hosted by Barangay Secretary Edwin P. Misolas on September 21, 2015 (Monday) at the Consti Covered Court. Duly signed by Captain John “Jojo” M. Abad and 2nd District Councilor Estrella C. Valmocina, Certificates of Completion are awarded to them by Capt. Abad himself and Kagawad Ernesto “Ernie” S. Custodio.
The Social Services Development Department (SSDD) launches its ‘Cash-for-Work’ program in Batasan Hills on September 19, 2015 (Saturday) at 8:00 AM. SSDD is the welfare agency of the Quezon City (QC) government committed to formulate and implement comprehensive programs and services aimed to develop individuals, groups and communities to be self-reliant. It is also committed to improve the quality of life of disadvantaged individual, groups and communities thru social welfare interventions.
Captain John “Jojo” M. Abad and Kagawad Edgar “Junjun” S. Macario, Jr., chairmen of the Livelihood Committee identified 20 child laborers in Batasan Hills to receive PhP 10,000.00-worth of gift certificate each. Accompanied by their parents/guardians, the children were transported by the barangay automobile from the barangay hall to the Quezon City (QC) Hall on September 11, 2015 (Friday) at 1:00 PM to witness the Launching of the Campaign for Child Labor-Free Barangays sponsored by the QC government and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
Captain John “Jojo” M. Abad and Kagawad Edgar “Junjun” S. Macario, Jr., chairmen of the Committee on Livelihood, encourage businesses and agencies to conduct job fairs in Batasan Hills. Capt. Abad and Kgd. Macario both see job fairs as an avenue to address unemployment of their constituents. A job fair is an exposition for employers and recruiters to meet with prospective jobseekers.
16 trainees from the 38th wave of I.Learn Massage Therapy short-course in Batasan Hills are awarded certificates of completion by Captain “John” Jojo M. Abad on September 1, 2015 (Tuesday) at 10:00 AM at the Saret Covered Court. Capt. Abad’s inspirational message to the graduates revolves around struggling against poverty by enriching their God-given talents and skills. The short-course is a livelihood program which has consistently been available for free since 2011 in the battle of the barangay council against unemployment.
Pursuant to MMDA Resolution No. 02-28, Series of 2002 or the Metro Manila Council Resolution AUTHORIZING THE METROPOLITAN MANILA DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS TO CLEAR THE SIDEWALKS, STREETS, AVENUES, ALLEYS, BRIDGES, PARKS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES IN METRO MANILA OF ALL ILLEGAL STRUCTURES AND OBSTRUCTIONS and upon the go of Captain John “Jojo” M. Abad, Batasan Hills’ Livelihood Committee Co-Chairperson, Kagawad Edgar “Junjun” S. Macario, Jr. orders to confiscate all items found along the sidewalk in front of the Diliman Commercial Center, Commonwealth Avenue on August 23, 2015 (Sunday).
Aspiring to create a strategy that emphasizes a holistic approach by creating a socio-economic livelihood opportunity for members and upholding their social responsibility in the society, Balikatan Samahang Makakalikasan Multi-Purpose Cooperative (Joint Efforts for Nature Multi-Purpose Cooperative) facilitates a seminar on how water bonsai-growing can be a business on August 18, 2015 (Tuesday) at 1:00 PM at the Saret Covered Court.
19 residents of Batasan Hills commence from a Bread and Pastry Production Training during a regular flag-raising ceremony hosted by Barangay Secretary Edwin P. Misolas on August 10, 2015 (Monday) at the Saret Covered Court. They are awarded Certificates of Completion, duly signed by Captain John “Jojo” M. Abad and 2nd District Councilor Estrella C. Valmocina, by Kagawads Luisito “Tata” Z. Ludovica and Ernesto “Ernie” S. Custodio.
Congressman Winston “Winnie” Castelo, 2nd District Representative, brings his Welfare Caravan program to Batasan Hills on June 21, 2015 (Tuesday). Held at the Talanay Area B Covered Court, the caravan stays for almost the whole day as it offers a variety of services for the benefit of the residents of the barangay.
Among the 49 informal sector groups in Quezon City (QC) who attended the launching of Social Security System’s “AlkanSSSya” on March 10, 2015 (Tuesday) at the QC Hall Covered Walkway, Batasan Hills was identified to be the lone barangay unit, and Freedom Park Pedicab Operators and Drivers Association to be the lone pedicab operators and drivers association (PODA) to contribute as SSS members through “AlkanSSSya.” The other 47 participating groups were 40 tricycle operators and drivers associations (TODA) and seven market vendor associations from all over QC.