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Two Mindanaoan groups win in the 8th TAYO Awards

Here’s a great follow-up to my previous blog post about the Mindanao youth org-finalists to the 8th Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations (TAYO) Awards — two (yes, TWO!) youth groups from Mindanao won!

Let’s all congratulate the Pro-Drop Out Reduction Program (PRO-DORP) Team from Surigao del Sur, Mindanao and the 4-H Mandaya Tribal Youth Organization (MTYO) from Compostela Valley, Mindanao! Both Mindanao youth groups received P50,000.00 cash grant from the Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines as well as a specially handcrafted trophy by artist Toym de Leon Imao.

Woohoo! Congratulations guys! I’m super proud of all of you!

* photo credit: Momblogger

The awarding ceremonies of this year’s 8th TAYO Awards was held today, December 9, 2010 at the Malacanang Palace. No less than President Benigno Aquino III graced the occasion. Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, Guillermo Aponte of Coca Cola Foundation Philippines and Bam Aquino of the TAYO Awards Foundation were also on hand.

Check out the other winners of the 2010 TAYO Awards after the jump!

* photo credit: Momblogger – The representative from PRO-DROP of Surigao del Sur receives the trophy

The winners of the 2010 Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations Awards:

1. Education Revolution Movement (Bulacan)
2. PRO-DORP Team (Surigao del Sur)
3. Pochon Youth Group (Ifugao)
4. Pagaypay 4-H Club (Iloilo)
5. Philippine Stagers (Manila)
6. Mandaya Tribal Youth (Compostela)
7. Pag-asa Youth Association – Talisay Chapter (Cebu)
8. Alay Ni Ignacio (Quezon City)
9. Link.Exe (Iloilo)
10. Brotherhood of Peace (Baguio)

Special Awards were also given to TARSIER from Team Energy, Gawad Kabataang Agri-Pinoy from DA, Association of Locally Empowered Youth (Northern Mindanao), Catuguing 4-H Working Youth Club, PAG-ASA Youth Association – Talisay Chapter, Palawan Conservation Corps and Pochon Maanichar Centennial Batch Association


Padayon Kabataang Pilipino! Padayon Mindanaoan!

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