Finally, after two years of COVID-19 pandemic, the Solo Parents’ Day under Provincial Ordinance No. 2018-166: An Ordinance Institutionalizing a Solo Parents’ Day in the Province of Iloilo, was celebrated last June 30, 2022, at Zuri Hotels and Suites, Mandurriao, Iloilo City.
Among the guests of the celebration were Hon. Carol V Espinosa-Diaz, Sangguniang Panlalawigan Chairperson of Committee on Social Welfare Services; Esther B. Babalo, TESDA Iloilo Provincial Director; and Ma. Ofelia L. Dela Cruz, TESDA Supervising Specialist.
The event was participated by 200 solo parents from different municipalities. The activity was highlighted by a talk on TESDA’s programs and services for solo parents followed by a Talent Show of Tiktok Dance. It was indeed a special and memorable day for the Solo Parents in the Province of Iloilo.
The celebration was made possible through the effort and collaboration of Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office Focal Person Ma. Christine B. Roa, officers of the Federation of Solo Parents in Iloilo Province, Federated Officers of Solo Parents, and focal persons of the local government units.