Poverty January 8, 2015 | 12:10 pm

Philip Morris, MUDE conclude successful project at border schools

Montecristi, D.R.- Philip Morris Dominicana and the institution Mujeres en Desarrollo Dominicana (MUDE) announced that the project "Comprehensive Support to Improve Quality Educational in Dominican Border Primary Schools" was concluded, in a ceremony held in Montecristi province.

The project created to promote the right to the education of children, benefits over 1,082 students, 45 teachers, direct beneficiaries of the more than 3,400 communities of La Antona, La Horca, Cana Chapetón, La Caída and Piloto, Montecristi province.

Its implementation was carried out during 12 months, supporting various initiatives to improve safety and care in the basic structures of schools in these communities to stress respect for the rights of children.

"Since the inception of this project, we glimpse the positive impact this initiative would have on hundreds of children, giving them more awareness on their rights. We also have more teachers sensitized to the importance of addressing basic education with a focus on rights of children, families and leaders able to support the promotion and protection of children’s’ rights," said Philip Morris Dominicana Communication and Contributions chief Rebeca Ramón.

“Today we can clearly visualize the successful completion of our project, resulting in communities with better tools for the future,” the executive said.

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