The Kiwanis Clubs in National Capital Region receive awards from Governor Rucil Contrevida for the exceptional and impact projects that was done by these clubs mostly from Makati, Manila Bay, Pasay and Malate.
According to Lieutenant Governor Designate Glenda Veloria, “We are doing these initiatives for the children. There are so many who needs our help and that’s what we are doing right now, teaching them wherever they are via a continuous feeding program, education, scholarships and to help their overall welfare. There are more than 150,000 projects all around the world under Kiwanis International, we want to contribute and to make an impact in the lives of these children. Life is more meaningful when being shared.”
Kiwanis International was established in 1915 at Detroit, Michigan. Kiwanis International is a global community of clubs, members and partners dedicated to improving the lives of children one community at a time. Today, it stand with more than 600,000 members from K-Kids to Key Club to Kiwanis and many ages in between in more than 80 countries. Each community has different needs, and Kiwanis empowers members to pursue creative ways to serve the needs of children, such as fighting hunger, improving literacy and offering guidance. Kiwanis clubs host nearly 150,000 service projects each year.