Over 20 local chief executives from different municipalities signed up as potential Synergeia partners during the annual assembly of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) in Manila Hotel on March. 26-27, 2014.
Many of the local heads had heard about Synergeia’s advocacy on a surface level and expressed the desire to know more about how they could transform their communities and empower stakeholders to improve education in their locality.
For over ten years, Synergeia has helped build the capacity of local government units in expanding the role of the local school board and empower all stakeholders to improve basic education in the country through good governance.
The LMP were attended by mayors and vice mayors from different cities and municipalities all over the country. Among those that expressed interest for partnership with Synergeia are Limoy (Bataan), Balud (Masbate), Laguna, Samoan (Cebu), Baray (Catandanuanes), Aliaga (Nueva Ecija), San Mateo (Isabela), Akbar (Basilan), Agdangan (Quezon), General Santos City (South Cotabato), Sta. Josefa (Agusan Sur), Boracay, (Albay), Pagbilao (Quezon), Cortes (Surigao del Sur), Plaridel (Bulacan), Dinalupihan (Bazaan), Dapa (Surigao Del Norte), Angdangan (Isabela), Bingawan (Iloilo), Dimiao (Bohol), Gumaca (Quezon), and Catubig (N. Samar)
(Report by Byrone Fabiosa, Miguel Serapio and Bernard Borromeo)