OSCYOut-of-School Children and Youth
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Malapitan is fully confident that the House of Representatives will pass HB 6931 within the year since it is for the interest and future of the OSCY in Camanava area.'
The immediate presence of a large number of organizations specializing in child protection soon after the tsunami had indeed provided psychosocial support for a large number of OSCY. Aside from helping these children cope with traumatizing experiences, the activities in which children were strictly controlled had greatly reduced the possibility for their becoming the target of child trafficking and exploitation.
(1) Therefore given the availability of human resources, funding and guidelines, psychosocial support activities for the OSCY should operate without many difficulties.
The quality of the fostering of the OSCY depends largely on the well-being of their foster parents in particular and the community in general.
Suddenly girl-crazy, he, brash best friend Oscy (Brett Tabisel) and nerdy Benjie (Jason Marcus) hardly hear the airraid sirens over their own roaring teen hormones.
Equally fine is Tabisel (a Tony nominee for "Big"), whose horndog Oscy adds maximum zest to the proceedings.
High school drop-out Junel Casimsiman highlighted said that OSCY can avail of the classes even while working.
The Philippine Statistic Authority's (PSA) Annual Poverty Indicators Survey (APIS) describes OSCY as "family members six to 14 years old who are not attending formal school; and family members 15 to 24 years old who are currently out of school, not gainfully employed, and have not finished college or post-secondary course."
The 2017 APIS yielded that of the estimated 39.2 million Filipinos six to 24 years old, 9% or 3.6 million were OSCY - a reduction from the 10% OSCY among 39 million Filipinos aged six to 24 as registered by the 2016 APIS.
In the 2016 APIS, high cost of education/financial concern ranked second at 20.2% as a reason for the OSCY's non-attendance of school.
These regions, Ambat said, are considered the areas with highest number OSCY and dropouts or those who leave school.
Currently, DepEd has been tracking those who are OSCY in Sabah, Malaysia as well as those in countries like Italy (who are usually children of undocumented workers) and even in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Hong Kong.