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YSP-PAZ national recognition, a tribute in flourishing 2010

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The Youth Solidarity for Peace (YSP)-Peace Advocates Zamboanga (PAZ) had recently received a National Recognition from the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Awards Foundation in collaboration with the Office of Senator Francis Pangilinan and National Youth Commission.

No less than President Benigno Aquino III gave the award last December 9, 2010 at Heroes Hall, Malaca?ang Palace to the YSP-PAZ as one of the National Finalist of the Search for the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations of the Philippines on its 8th Year. During the awarding ceremony, twenty youth organizations all over the country received the prestigious TAYO trophy and project grants from thr following dignitaries namely President Benigno Aquino III, Presidnet, Republic of the Philippines, Senator Francis Pangilinan, Senate of the Philippines, Hon. Christopher Lawrence Arnuco, Chairman and CEO of the National Youth Commission, Aponte, Coca Cola Exports Foundation, Secretary Coloma and DSWD Undersecretary.

Fr. Angel C. Calvo, cmf, President of PAZ graced he occasion along with members of the YSP. Aldrin B. Abdurahim, YSP-PAZ Youth Coordinator, serving as the official representative who undergoes series of screening and deliberation process represented the organization in its endeavors before reaching the sail palace. Moreover, he presented the project entry PAZ for SMILE (Shaping Mission Integrating Life’s; Experiences) during the entire TAYO experience.

The journey started with the validation of the YSP-PAZ Project entry and was successfully followed by the Area Mindanao Finals held at Davao City. Being an awarded Top Five Finalist for Mindanao, YSP-PAZ represented Zamboanga City, Basilan, Jolo and Tawi-Tawi and the entire Western Mindanao in the coveted competition of fame, project sustainability and youth changing lives for empowered communities in the National Finals.

The TAYO experience was an enriching-learning experience filled with many areas of improvement as a leader and development setting greater heights of visioning for a progressive Philippines. With the support form the TAYO 8 Secretariat, national Finalist were given great opportunities to showcase the various organizations thrusts of empowering lives and changing the communities beneficial for a well-sustained country. Presentation of project entry among lead personalities, national Leaders, Corporate institutions representatives and Media were held. Financial management seminar was also sponsored by the Bank of the Philippine Islands and Media Rounds at National Broadcasting network and Radio Tours.

The success of the YSP-PAZ, being recognized nationally was a tribute to the organizations flourishing and moving its frontiers of peace journey as the year ends. The recognition is just but a reminder that many communities are still craving for peace and development. YSP, being the youth arm of PAZ will heighten its commitment to empower and change more lives to be more engaged in transforming every community to be progressive capable of also influencing individuals and institutions to help the country one way or the other. The award showcased the hard work and passion to be of service among the youth they call themselves as Youth Solidarity for Peace.

By Aldrin B. Abdurahim/Joshua Pierra




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