The forum is designed to realize the spirit of Adopt-a-School Program (RA 8525), specifically the Tax Incentive entitlement of donors/partners.
In attendance are the owners and representatives of the different businesses in the province, PTA District Presidents, secondary and elementary school heads, Division of Southern Leyte Unit and Section heads headed by Schools Division Superintendent Pedro T. Escobarte, Jr. and Assistant Schools Division Superintendent, Dr. Elena S. De Luna, SP Chair on Education, Hon. Teopisto Rojas; Ms. Davedinah Cometa of the DepEd External Partnerships Service-Central Office, and personnel from the BIR Revenue District No. 90-Maasin City.
The Adopt-a-School Program was implemented based on the principles of volunterism and multiple partnerships, it gives the private sector an opportunity to become dynamic and strong DepEd partner towards the noble goal of educating Filipinos. Educational donors can avail of 150% tax incentives from its tax for the current year.