A seniors citizens group in a nearby barangay, Pawing in Palo, Leyte has sought livelihood assistance from SPSBL. The school’s Center for Resource in Development (CReD) leads in the project proposal preparation while DOLE and DOST are eyed for their technical support. Mrs. Teresa Montubig, President of the Federation for Senior Citizens of Palo, Leyte, has agreed to stay close to the group’s plans and activities.
This, in a dialogue between the officers and members of the Pawing Senior Citizens Association, and SPSBL’s Office of External Relations, and Office of the AVP for Academic and Research Affairs held June 13, 2015 at the Pawing Barangay Hall. The officers have expressed their intent to forge a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Saint Paul School of Business and Law for livelihood opportunity for the association. The External Relations Office conducts a needs assessment survey to determine appropriate program interventions.
Meanwhile, a Zumba-Exercise will be conducted for these senior citizens every early morning of Saturdays at their mini-stage. SPSBL students in PE 1 under Lowe S. Taña will organize this fitness activity. A health seminar on Managing Health Problems Among the Elderly was scheduled on July 18, 2015 at the barangay Social Hall. The Office of the Medical and Health Services unit of the school, through school nurse May Bautista lectures.