Being one of the 12 member networks of the Caucus of Development NGO Networks (CODE-NGO), AF participated in the Social Development 2016 event held from November 23 to 25, 2016 in Quezon City. Highlights of the event included learning sessions and fora on matters relevant to CSO work, the keynote address of Vice-President Leni Robredo, and the annual membership meeting of CODE-NGO. In the same event, CODE-NGO recognized its Most Active member networks. This year, AF is first runner-up to the Central Visayas Network of NGOs (CENVISNET) which got high marks in all of the criteria including Finance & Administration, Membership, Advocacy, and Knowledge Development & Management. Photo shows the AF delegation headed by Fr. Manny Guazon and Ms. Cecile Alcantara.

15168911_1108951289222538_2467644612817604730_oThe SocDev2016 delegates with Vice-President Leni Robredo. (Photo credit: Office of the Vice-President)