The Department of Education’s (DepEd) Balik Eskwela 2019 brought together parents, teachers, government agencies, and stakeholders in the spirit of volunteerism to prepare the schools for the school opening.

This year, the school prepping activity will run from May 20 to 25.

Volunteers will be simultaneously cleaning up, repairing, and painting school campuses. On the other hand, the private sector will contribute donations, financially and in kind.

Brigada Eskwela highlights the value of engaging stakeholders and private sector as active partners for the improvement of school facilities, according to DepEd-Abra Brigada Eskwela coordinator Rhoda Asencio.