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La Castellana town cited as most child-friendly LGU

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The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) recognized the Municipal Government of La Castellana in Negros Occidental for its child-friendly practices.

Mayor Rhumyla Nicor-Mangilimutan received the Most Child-Friendly Local Government Unit in Western Visayas award in a ceremony held in Iloilo City last week.

The award was based on the assessment of the DILG on La Castellana’s programs and projects for the child sector for 2017.

According to Nicor-Mangilimutan, their town has health services for children and a daycare feeding program.

La Castellana also obtained a rating of 98 percent in terms of child development, she added.