#VoteForChildren Blog Series: Babylyn

Keep children in mind this elections! #VoteForChildren is an elections advocacy campaign by World Vision.

Most children in our communities still find it hard to go to school. We still lack the basic necessities like good food and clean water, and the roads in our areas are still rough. Some of my friends will sometimes miss classes because they had to work to provide for the family. Sometimes, they work for long hours without food to eat.

 

I know that as a child, I may be limited to make a big change, but I know that in my small way, I can contribute to making my community a better place. I will help encourage more youth to be active in the Barangay Children’s Association (BCA) so they won’t just waste their time on the streets. There are so many things we children can learn from each other ---- the values of discipline, responsibility, and hard work.

 

I want a leader who will take good care of poor communities.  We need someone who takes his/her job seriously, who is not only after making false promises especially during elections just so he or she can get votes.

 

Babylyn, 15, is a child leader in Batangas.

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

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