Thursday, November 4, 2010

NYC conducts youth study in Mahinog and Mambajao

Mahinog, Camiguin – The National Youth Commission (NYC) has conducted its 2010 Youth Assessment in the municipalities of Mahinog and Mambajao in the province of Camiguin from Oct 26 to 30.

The team was led by Ms. Amy G. Romero, a consultant of Profiles Asia Pacific, Inc./John F. Kennedy Foundation, Inc. which was commissioned by the National Youth Commission to conduct the study.

According to Romero, the research work was done for the purpose of compiling accurate data and information on the social and economic characteristics of the Filipino youth.

The data will be used as basis for government policy formulation and for planning programs and projects that will be relevant to the needs and aspirations of the young people aged 15 to 30 belonging to the following youth sectors: in-school, out-of-school, working and specific needs groups.

The research involved the use of survey questionnaire, focused group discussion and interview of service providers.

The study includes an assessment of the indices affecting the youth including education, employment, family income and food expenditure, health, environment, leisure and participation.

The research team of the 2010 Youth Assessment paid a courtesy visit to Mayor Alex R. Jajalla on Oct 28. From left are: Irish B. Eltanal, Research Team Member, Engr. Aek Noel B. Reussora, Resident Research Enumerator, Veni P. Rocha, Research Team Member, Mayor Jajalla, Ms. Amy Romero, NYC Study Consultant, Ms. Paz B. Tiempo, Resident Research Enumerator and Ms. Merlyn C. Bucton, MSWD Officer of Mahinog.

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