OFFICERS of the PNP Ladies Club led by Mrs. Cherrylyn A. Albayalde, wife of Philippine National Police chief, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde are busy nowadays helping their husbands fight crime and corruption by managing centers built to foster better family relationships apart from educating children at their very young age.
The PNP Ladies Club is also behind timely outreach programs benefitting the poor and the elderly and Persons with Disabilities apart from spearheading fund drives to raise money needed to help victims of every calamity and both man-made and natural disasters that hit the country.
Last Friday, Mrs. Albayalde, joined by Mrs. Leticia O. Cruz, the wife of Southern Police District director, Senior Superintendent Eliseo DC Cruz led the launching of the SPD’s ‘Bahay Bulilit’ Day-Care Center which was also established to further strengthen parent-child relationship.
The blessing of the SPD’s ‘Bahay-Bulilit’ coincided with the SPD’s 44th founding anniversary held at the SPD headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. The day-care center located at the SPD District Health Service building will be a venue in which men and women of the SPD and their children can have fun together.
The idea is simple: having a family that pray, eat and laugh together is a tried and tested formula in avoiding broken families. A happy family also means a policeman with only a single family, not two or three which he needs to support and forces him to engage in corrupt activities that will earn him extra cash to feed more mouths, send more kids to school and pay for rent and other utilities if he really can.
On the other hand, National Capital Region Police Office chief, Director Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar is getting help from his wife Lanie and other members of the NCRPO’s Ladies Club in maintaining the NCRPO ‘Bahay-Bulilit’ Day-Care Center which caters to kids of NCRPO personnel.
These ‘Bahay-Bulilit’ Centers are manned by teachers who give the kids early education apart from participating in regular Family Day activities in those areas.
The PNP Ladies Club also manages the operation of a Camp Crame day-care center which has produced some of the brightest students in the country to date, excelling in various fields including academics and sports.
Eleazar said each Family Day activity is special to them since it allows the parents/guardians and the ‘bulilits’ of the Bahay-Bulilit “to learn, have fun and to spend quality time together.”
The PNP leadership is fully supporting all Ladies Club programs aimed at helping the country’s future leaders, thus the need to guide them at their tender age. “We are looking at today’s children who will soon be the leaders of our country. Hence, they should be guided accordingly since their future is basically influenced by how they are treated today,” said Eleazar.
The official assured support to the PNP and NCRPO Officers Ladies Club’s different innovative programs that will help develop the future of dependents of each and every police personnel in the country.