Rep. Geraldine Roman congratulates Project Saysay
On her 13 February 2019 Facebook post, Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine Roman expressed her delight by the partnership between the Department of Education and Project Saysay.
“To those behind this project, my sincerest congratulations. Our children, their families, their schools and our country, will definitely benefit from this,” said the now historic personality being the first transgender woman lawmaker of the country.
“I am very pleased with this new project of the Department of Education which develops nationalism by exposing Filipino children to, and regularly reminding them of, our rich history by the use of quality posters that showcase statements of notable Filipinos – including National Heroes, National Artists, National Scientists, noble statesmen, and outstanding educators,” the Bataan representative continues.
Rep. Roman also introduces Project Saysay’s goal of “21,000 quality posters” to be “distributed amongst selected basic education schools and other institutions all over the country.” The advocacy according to her will valuable in making our children knowledgeable and appreciative of our history, and “feel love for, pride in, and attachment to our country”
“The youth is the future of our land. And no less than our Constitution states that the State recognizes the vital role of the youth in nation-building,” she added. “This is the reason why we should instill amongst our young Filipinos patriotism and national pride.”
The lawmaker ended her post about Project Saysay with the line “Rep. Geraldine B. Roman – an advocate for youth development, education and historical preservation.”