Members of the Regional Inter-Agency Committee Against Trafficking- Violence Against Women and their Children (RIACAT-VAWC) Caraga, headed by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), highlighted the World Day Against Trafficking (WDAT) celebration with an Online Poster Making Contest last August 7, 2020.

This year’s celebration “ Isang Bayan, Isang Paninidigan Laban sa Trafficking ng Mamamayan; Palakasin at mas lalong pag-ibayuhin sa panahon ng COVID-19,” was given an artistic touch by the participants, as they crafted their work of arts to show support to the celebration.

The said Online Poster Making Contest had three (3) categories: Elementary, High School, and Local Government Units Level. Participants were judged based on the following criteria: (50%) for number of shares and likes on social media and (50%) according to the Judges’ scores.

The grand winner of the contest received Php7,000 cash and Php1,000 worth of grocery items. The 2nd placer received Php5,000 cash and Php1,000 worth of grocery items. While the 3rd placer received Php2,000 cash and Php1,000 worth of grocery items. An additional amount of Php2,000 was given to the Most Shared photo on social media. All other participants received a souvenir shirt and a consolation prize worth 1, 000 pesos and grocery items worth Php1,000.

The winners for the Online Poster Making Contest for the WDAT 2020 are as follows:

Elementary Category:

First: Norman A. Jamorol Jr. from Amando A. Fabio Memorial School, Most Shared photo

Elementary Category: First: Norman A. Jamorol Jr. from Amando A. Fabio Memorial School, most shared

Second: Sylvester Max G. Uyanib from Bayugan Central Elementary School

Elementary Category: Second: Sylvester Max G. Uyanib from Bayugan Central Elementary School

Highschool Category:

First: Kelvin Ray O. Okut, Bayugan Comprehensive National High School, Most Shared photo

Highschool Category:First: Kelvin Ray O. Okut, BNCHS, most shared

Second: Jhulius Gin Trigo, Bayugan Comprehensive National High School

Highschool Category:Second: Jhulius Gin Trigo, BNCHS

Third: Jancynnah Timcang, Bayugan Comprehensive National High School

Highschool Category:Third: Jancynnah Timcang, BNCHS

Local Government Units (LGU):

First: Eleazar Quirante of LGU Bayugan, Most Shared photo

Local Government Units (LGU):First: Eleazar Quirante of LGU Bayugan, most shared

Second: Clarence M. Dingding of LGU Gigaquit

Local Government Units (LGU):Second: Clarence M. Dingding of LGU Gigaquit

DSWD congratulates the above-mentioned winners and would like to thank its partners for making the event possible despite the challenges brought about by the pandemic.

The Agency also encourages everyone to participate in the advocacy activities of the Agency in terms of WDAT, and other related advocacies for awareness, specifically in social media wherein most of the people are active.#