BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 193
ENJOINING ALL CABINET MEMBERS AND HEADS OF THEIR ATTACHED AGENCIES, GOVERNMENT-OWNED AND/OR CONTROLLED CORPORATIONS, GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, AND STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES TO GIVE FULL SUPPORT AND PARTICIPATE IN THE âEND HUNGER: WALK THE WORLD 2010â
The World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations will be spearheading the conduct of âEnd Hunger: Walk the World 2010â to be dubbed locally as: âIsang Hakbang Pilipinas 10â to be held on Sunday, June 6, 2010 from 5:00 AM to 10:00 AM at the Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.
The event shall occur in 24 time zones within 24 hours around the globe, bringing awareness to the issue of child hunger and raising funds for school feeding activities of WFP.
WFP has been working in the Philippines since 2006, feeding more than 200,000 children through school-feeding programme in conflict-affected areas of Mindanao, in support of the Governmentâs Accelerated Hunger Mitigation Programme. This year, the proceeds of the fund-raising event will be devoted to 70,000 school children Central Mindanao.
In this regard, all Cabinet Members and Heads of their attached agencies including Government-Owned and/or Controlled Corporations, Government Financial Institutions and State Universities and Colleges are hereby enjoined to give full support and actively participate in the âEnd Hunger: Walk the World 2010â to be dubbed locally as âIsang Hakbang Pilipinas 10â, under any of the following sponsorship package, chargeable against their respective funds:
1. Platinum Sponsor
â P500,000.00 minimum
2. Gold Sponsor
â P100,000.00 minimum
3. Silver Sponsor
â P 50,000.00 minimum
4. Bronze Sponsor
â P 10,000.00 minimum
5. Employee Engagement Package
â P5,00.00 minimum or 20 individuals/ participants at P250.00 per head
For coordination, you may contact WFP directly through telephone numbers 750-2561 local 2420, 894-2730 and mobile number 0917-880-9368.
Let us be counted in this global initiative to counter child hunger.
(Sgd.) LEANDRO R. MENDOZA
Manila, 03 June 2010