DepEd Received 1.1 Million Books from USAID

DepEd Received 1.1 Million Books from USAID

USAID hands over 1.1-M books to DepEd for classroom libraries of early-grade students. To support the Philippines’ goal of improving the reading skills of one million early-grade students, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over 1.1-million supplementary books to the Department of Education (DepEd) for Kindergarten to Grade 3 (K-3) classroom libraries in Regions 1 (Ilocos) and 7 (Central Visayas). The ceremonial turnover was held at the Bulwagan ng Karunungan, DepEd Central Office recently as part of the “Basa Pilipinas” (Read Philippines) — USAID’s flagship basic education…