Search on for out­stand­ing youth orgs

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THE SEARCH is on for the Ten Ac­com­plished Youth Or­ga­ni­za­tions (TAYO) in the coun­try.

Now on its 15th year, the search is con­ducted by the Na­tional Youth Com­mis­sion and the TAYO Awards Foun­da­tion Inc.

It is open to all groups, or­ga­ni­za­tions, clubs and so­ci­eties whose mem­ber­ship and lead­er­ship are com­pose of at least five mem­bers who are be­low 30 years.

The project en­try to be submitted must be a re­cently con­cluded project or an on­go­ing pro­gram and should be un­der the fol­low­ing cat­e­gories: cul­ture, arts and her­itage; ed­u­ca­tion and tech­nol­ogy; en­vi­ron­ment, dis­as­ter risk re­duc­tion and cli­mate change adap­ta­tion; health, well-be­ing and hu­man devel­op­ment; and liveli­hood and en­trepreneur­ship.

En­tries will be judged based on the fol­low­ing cri­te­ria: im­pact of the project on the stake­hold­ers; har­ness­ing the spirit of vol­un­teer­ing and cit­i­zen­ship (in­volve­ment of the com­mu­nity, es­pe­cially the youth in plan­ning, im­ple­ment­ing and eval­u­at­ing the pro­gram); cre­ativ­ity

and in­no­va­tion (in­tro­duc­tion or ap­pli­ca­tion of new tech­nolo­gies, unique­ness of ser­vice or prod­uct, pro­mo­tion of unique or indige­nous ways or ma­te­ri­als; sus­tain­abil­ity; and ef­fec­tive use of re­sources.

Dead­line of sub­mis­sion of en­tries will be on Sept. 8.

For the gen­eral rules, re­quire­ments and en­try forms, visit the a n d web­sites.

En­tries may be sent by e-mail to tay­o15en­ and mailed or hand­car­ried to the TAYO sec­re­tariat at the fol­low­ing ad­dresses: TAYO Awards Foun­da­tion Inc. 2602C East Tower Philip­pine Stock Ex­change Cen­ter Ex­change Road Or­ti­gas Cen­ter, Pasig City 1605 or the Na­tion Youth Com­mis­sion 3rd Floor West In­su­lar Build­ing 135 West Av­enue, Que­zon City 1105. Aileen Re­fuerzo/ Baguio City PIO

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