Ateneo Launches Good Governance Movement

Manila –On the eve of the feast of Jesuit Founder. Ignatius of Loyola, on July 30St the Ateneo de Manila University-School of Government formally launched Kaya Natin! A Movement for Genuine Change and Ethical Leadership at the Ateneo de Manila University campus in Quezin City.

Kaya Natin’s founding members include inspiring local government leaders of our country such as Mayor Jesse Robredo of Naga City, Governor Grace Padaca of Isabela, Governor Ed Panlilio of Pampanga and Mayor Sonia Lorenzo of San Isidro, Nueva Ecija. To read more about Kaya Natin!

Kaya Natin! is currently looking for volunteers that will help in working and pushing for Good Governance and Ethical Leadership in our country. Kaya Natin! believes that there is much hope in our country if Filipinos can work together and contribute in his or her own small way in building a better Philippines. To know more about or volunteer for Kaya Natin, please feel free to get in touch by email to kayanatin@yahoo. com .

Kaya Natin! will be going on a campus tour starting this August, among the schools that it will visit are Ateneo de Manila University, Far Eastern University, Philippine Normal University and Miriam College.

A group calling itself Kaya Natin (We Can)! kicked off its campus tour by visiting Far Eastern University (FEU) in Manila.

Kaya Natin! was founded by the Ateneo de Manila University-School of Government together with local government leaders such as Govs. Eddie Panlilio of Pampanga and Grace Padaca of Isabela, Mayors Jesse Robredo of Naga City and Sonia Lorenzo of San Isidro, Nueva Ecija. The main aim of the movement is to bring Filipinos together to join the fight for good governance and ethical leadership.

One of the main activities of Kaya Natin is to visit colleges and universities all over the Philippines and inspire the Filipino youth to become agents of change in the country.

Talking before 700 scholars and student leaders at FEU, Panlilio said the country’s leaders should address three major issues: the rampant corruption in the government, the growing number of Filipinos who live in poverty and the rising number of cases involving the disappearance of young Filipino activists. (The Philippine Star)

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