Gensan's Lone NYP Rep is a DDB Fellow

General Santos City's lone representative to the 7th National Youth Parliament (NYP) which was recently held in Tagaytay City between 7 and 12, 2008 is a staunch pro-life advocate.
Ma. Leda Yumang is the chapter president of the Beta Nu Delta Nursing Society Inc. at Notre Dame of Dadiangas University where she is an A-grade junior nursing student. She was a recipient of the 2008 Annual Student Nursing Leadership Training as part of the Darlene Dilangalen Borromeo Nursing Leadership Program.
Her participation is made possible by the financial assistance from Hon. Pedro B. Acharon, Jr. (City Mayor) and Hon. Lourdes Casabuena (Barangay Captain of City Heights)


With some delegates from Mindanao

The Pro-life advocates

With NYC Chairperson and CEO, Sec. Alvin Nalupta

Dignitaries of the 7th National Youth Parliament
The NYP is an assembly of youth leaders from the different sub-sectors and geographical groupings in the country. The assembly, which is being held once every two years, serves as the consultative mechanism that provides government policy makers recommendations on how to address pressing issues affecting the youth sector.

The program is open to all individual ages 15 to 30 years old; Filipino citizen; residing, studying or working at the place/institution for not less than six months; a president/officer of a youth organization (school, community, civic, religious, professional, tribal, and the like) or an SK Provincial Federation president (if representing the SK); must not be a member of any previous National Youth Parliament and must not have been convicted of any crime involving moral turpitude.