Apparently, Police officers are not only focusing on fighting criminals, but are now also spending time for street children by giving them free basic education services.
The police officers are from the Manila Police District (MPD).
MPD launched its project ‘Ang Guro Kong Pulis’ last October 1 which aimed at helping street children around Rizal Park by giving them free basic education.
MPD Police Supt. Rolando Anduyan said the project was a long-term solution that through education it will address street children who are using rugby or solvent.
Anduyan said police officers with background on education are tasked to teach the street children.
“Graduate sila. Mga board passer sila pero nagpulis. (They are graduates. Some of them are board passers but opted to be police officers),”
In a post by Philippine Star on social media platform Facebook Friday, it said that the “Ang Guro Kong Pulis” project has launched a mobile library for street children at the Manila Bay, led by District Mobile force Battalion Police Supt. Rex Arvin Malimban.
Dmfb Bcads Mpd shared on Facebook a lot of photos; saying that the “Ang Guro Kong Pulis thru Mobile Library” was conducted to more or less twenty (20) street chilrdren ages from seven (7) to nineteen (19) years old held at Baywalk Roxas Ermita,Manila on October 24, 2018 around 9:00 a.m. This Battalion provide heavy meal for the participants. Likewise, several colleges and universities which this units have been helping through the conduct of seminars on anti-drugs, anti-criminalities, anti-terrorism and basic first aid also supported this program by donating old books and writing materials needed for this program.”
Some netizens expressed their amazement and thoughts on this project; praying that the project would be continuous and sustainable.