NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION: QUEZON CITY
Children tag along and help parents clean classrooms at the President Corazon Aquino Elementary School in Batasan, Quezon city on May 20, the first day of the weeklong Brigada Eskwela, an annual multi-sectoral activity intended to prepare public schools for the new school year’s opening in June.
WESTERN VISAYAS: PAVIA, ILOILO
Officers of the Pavia Municipal Police Station help repair broken chairs at the Pavia National High School. Members of the Philippine National Police around the country are regular participants in the Brigada Eskwela, which is envisioned as a communal activity with representatives from all sectors sending out volunteers.
DAVAO: STA. CRUZ, DAVAO DEL SUR
A family works together in the outdoor area of the Federico Yap National High School in Cruz, Davao Del Sur on Monday. School authorities around town said the volunteer turnout on Monday was low, but they expect more people to help with the cleaning activities in the coming days. “Brigada (Eskwela) is not compulsory, but the school wants to see whose parents are helpful,” Enrique n. Amaro, principal of Daromg Elementary School said. — Maya M. Padillo