Day Care Kids Join ‘SorSU ARK’ Program

Today, May 14, 2024, the Animal Science Students Organization (ASSO) of SorSU-Castilla Campus launched the “SorSU ARK (Animals, Rhythm, and Kids)” outreach program at the Farmers Training Center, SorSU-Castilla campus. This event saw participation from children and parents of the Mayon and Sitio Cubao Day Care centers. The initiative aimed to foster community camaraderie and promote appreciation for livestock, poultry, and agriculture.

The program began with an opening prayer, followed by the welcome address from Ms. Mary Ann M. Martines, ASSO President. Prof. Andrew F. Detera, SorSU Castilla Campus Director, then delivered a message thanking all facilitators, teachers, parents, and children. He encouraged the children to actively participate in the activities organized by ASSO and highlighted SorSU-Castilla’s willingness and readiness to host similar community programs in the future.

A storytelling session focusing on good manners and conduct was a highlight, inspiring the young audience. The children also enthusiastically participated in games related to animal habitats and received gifts and awards for their participation. ASSO provided a nutritious meal, macaroni soup with vegetables, enjoyed by all attendees.

Dr. Rose Anne Cleotilde I. Sambo, ASSO Adviser, shared a brief talk on alternative health management for native chickens. Both the Mayon and Cubao Day Care Centers were awarded with Certificates of Appreciation for their active involvement and enthusiasm.

The teachers-in-charge, Ms. Amelita C. Llaneta (Mayon) and Ms. Teresita C. Malto (Cubao), expressed their gratitude towards SorSU-Castilla and ASSO for the memorable event.

Mr. Nelson Dollesin formally closed the program by acknowledging everyone’s efforts and expressing hope for continued community support for future initiatives at SorSU-Castilla.
(Sorsogon State University-Castilla Campus)