10 months De Lima bats for free tertiary agriculture education for indigent farmers’ children MB
By Hannah Torregoza Senator Leila de Lima has filed a measure seeking to grant free tertiary agricultural education and other related courses to all dependent children of registered poor farmers in the country. Senator Leila de Lima(REUTERS / Romeo Ranoco / MANILA BULLETIN) Senate Bill No. 853, De Lima said primarily grants students whose farmer parents have no visible means of income other than agriculture, free tertiary agricultural education. If passed into law, the senator said this would not only open more opportunities for qualified farmers’ children, but will also encourage them to consider agriculture as their alternative career and ... more