Sunday, November 21, 2010

Municipalities of M'lang and Bansalan accredit WIMLER as one of NGOs operating in their areas

WIMLER has been recently accredited by the Municipalities of M'lang, North Cotabato, and Bansalan, Davao del Sur both located on the southern island of Mindanao as one of the non-governmental organizations officially operating in these areas.

The local government unit (LGU) is mandated under Republic Act 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991, to promote establishment and operations of of the people's organizations (POs) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to become active partners in pursuit of local autonomy.

The Sangguniang Bayan is empowered to accredit and recognize NGOs and POs thereby giving them with vested rights and privileges accorded to accredited POs/NGOs which includes participation in the deliberations on matters related to local development. It also accords vested rights to accredited NGOs/POs to officially operate in the concerned areas.

WIMLER welcomes this accreditation which opens possibilities to partner with the local authorities of M'lang and Bansalan in the implementation of its on-going and forthcoming projects.

View M'lang accreditation: