PAF participated in Alay Lakad 2015

Submitted by AFPAO on Fri, 06/29/2018 - 08:09

The Philippine Air Force participated in the 43rd year of Alay Lakad 2015 in cooperation with the Alay Lakad Foundation, Incorporated (ALFI) last September 6, 2015 from CCP Complex to Quirino Grandstand with the theme "Alay Lakad Para sa Magandang Kinabukasan”.

Alay Lakad Walk-for-a-Cause is an annual fund raising activities conducted to support and finance the socio-economic projects of the organization for the country's Out-of-School Youth (OSY) in cooperation with the different government agencies, civic and non-government organization.

The beneficiaries of the Alay Lakad funds are the economically needy OUT OF SCHOOL YOUTH, single and within the age range of 17-24 years. Its main objectives is to make monetary contributions and donations available to finance socio-economic projects which will make possible to undertake projects for personal development and well-being of families and communities, to enhance basic knowledge and skills in initiating and managing income generating projects, to support his personal needs and eventually return to school and to become responsible and productive citizen and improve their quality of life and provide their adequate education.

Four biggest civic clubs in the country chaired the activity namely, the Rotary International, Lions Club International, Junior Chamber International Philippines and Kiwanis International which are known for their outstanding activities in community services nationwide.

Vice Commander PAF, MGEN EMERALDO C MAGNAYE AFP, along with the other Major Services Commander joined the CSAFP and led the 6th Walk Group from CCP Complex (Assembly Area) to Quirino Grandstand.