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Requested from PCUP by Jann Royce Resuello at 06:20 AM on Oct 11, 2018.
Purpose: Undergraduate Thesis
Date of Coverage: 10/11/2018 - 10/11/2018
Tracking no: #PCUP-493648423185

Jann Royce 06:20 AM, Oct 11, 2018

Hi! I would like to request the following

1.) How many estimated children are not-registered or have official record in the government?

2.) How many street children are there in Metro Manila?

3.) In what city or district to date has the most number of street children in the Metro Manila?

4.) Percentage of literacy rate of these children? 

Hope you could answer these questions. Thank you!
October 12, 2018

Dear Jann Royce Resuello,


Thank you for your request dated Oct 11, 2018 06:20:35 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request:

You asked for Street Children.

Response to your request:

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have details about the statistics of street children in Metro Manila that you have requested. 

However, you may wish to contact Michelle Ortega, Assistant Secretary under Office of the Assistant Secretary for Special Women’s and Children’s Concerns of Department of Social Welfare and Development at Trunk Lines: 931-81-01 to 07 Local: 521, or resubmit your request addressed to the correct agency on the eFOI portal at

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Thank you.

Edgard U. Labaco
FOI Officer

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