Different individuals and organizations lauded the Knights of Columbus in the Philippines (K of C) for their developmental programs and projects, most especially their environmental concerns.
The Philippine Science Journalist Association, Incorporated-Mega Manila Chapter (PSciJourn) was one of the groups who supported the developmental mission of the K of C in the recently held Tree Planting Project themed “Puno, Alay Ko Sa Kalikasan.”
According to their President Estrella Gallardo, the presence of the media group PSciJourn was very important since it helps disseminate the information on the ecological or environmental issues in the society.
Gallardo added that Science Writing is committed to improve the quality not only of science news but all developmental issues reaching the public.
As Science writers, one of their tasks is to write about ecological conservation in the country.
Daughters of Mary Immaculate (DMI) Cabanatuan Regent Purification Naldoza encouraged the housewives of every Brother Knights to join DMI and conduct various activities that will help support the society.
K of C Fort Magsaysay Council No. 10638 Grand Knight and retired AFP Official Sixto Valenzuela said the Knight’s activities are for developing the country. It is also for the unity and cooperation of the youth.
Meanwhile, other groups who supported the Tree planting project recently held in Doña Josefa, Sitio Bacao, Palayan City, Nueva Ecija were the youth counterpart of K of C, the Columbian Squires; Philippine National Police (PNP); Philippine National Red cross; Krusada para sa Kalikasan; Young Men's Christian Associations in the Philippines (YMCA), a Christ-centered national movement; YMCA-Asia, their Korean partners; Palayan City Mayor Romeo Capinpin; Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines- National Secretariat for Social Action-Justice and Peace; among others. (KC News)