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In observance of the 2023 National Women’s Month, PDLs interred at the Zamboanga City Jail Female Dormitory observed their Purple Day, March 22, through activities sponsored by member-agencies of the Gender and Development Committee of the Regional Development Council IX.
A total of 261 female inmates enjoyed services such as free medical consultation and medicine; free legal consultation/services; free eye checkup and glasses; and livelihood demonstration on buko pie and egg pie making.
Meanwhile, the Local Government Unit of Isabela City under the leadership of Mayor Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman through its City Health donated 30 hygiene packs. The LGU was duly-represented by LIBRO Focal Darcy Madjalis and BION Focal Patrina Turabin, both from the City Information Office.
Other participating institutions include Zamboanga City Medical Center, Tzu Chi Foundation Zamboanga City, Crystal Clear Vision, Tzu Chi Great Love Eye Center, Zamboanga del Norte Association Illinois (ZAMNAI), DOH IX, WMSU College of Law, and TESDA IX – Regional Training Center. (Words by M. Guerrero/Photos by D. Jalani, CIO)