CITY OF SAN FERNANDO The Provincial Government of Bataan is set to launch the "Healthy School Setting" program on January 31, 2023 at the Dr. Victoria Roman Memorial High School sa Pilar, Mabatang Elementary School sa Abucay, Tucop Integrated School sa Dinalupihan, and Calungusan Elementary School sa Orion.

The program, said Governor Jose Enrique Garcia III, has a budget of P6-million allocated for the four schools aimed at providing the students there free nutritious food once a week, plus capacity building for the learners, and includes personnel who will manage and run the program.

Garcia added that the program also aims to help families save on food amid the rising costs of essentials. ang programa ring ito ay makatutulong sa bawat pamilya upang makatipid na rin sa pagkain ang kanilang mga anak sa kabila ng taas ng presyo ng bilihin.

The governor furthered that aside from physical well-being, the program will address mental health as well as help the youth stay away from vices.