The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Council for Welfare of Children (CWC) said 63 municipalities and two cities in the Cordillera region are eligible to be awarded the Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance (SCFGL) for 2016.
Baguio City and Sablan in Benguet reached the minimum 85% score, making them qualified for the Presidential Award for Child-Friendly Municipalities and Cities.
Those who are recognized with the Presidential Award will receive a project worth P500,000.
Benguet has Baguio City and 10 municipalities that are eligible for the seal.
Meanwhile, 23 municipalities in Abra, eight in Mountain Province, five in Apayao, and seven municipalities and Tabuk City in Kalinga are eligible for the recognition.#