MOA Signing for Education Behind Bars Program
Dr. Aland Mizell, President of Social Entrepreneurship Technology and Business Institute (SETBI), and Atty. Susan Cariaga, Vice President of SETBI, had a meeting with USeP President, Dr. Lourdes Generalao, on September 21, 2016 at the USeP President’s Office.
The meeting led to the signing of MOA among USeP, SETBI, and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology for a program on Prison Rehabilitation and College Education Behind Bars, a comprehensive college educational program for the detainees in Ma-a Jail of Davao City. According to SETBI, the pilot program aims to reduce recidivism and to improve work and life choices after the release of the detainees. The signing happened on September 28, 2016 at the House of Representative, Batasan Road, Batasan Hills, Quezon City and it was witnessed by Congresswoman Mylene Garcia-Albano of the Second District of Davao City and Atty. Lily Freida M. Milla, CESO IV, Director III, International Affairs Staff, Commission on Higher Education.