Displaced Marawi children get into sports

DAVAO CITY — Children displaced by the months-long fighting between government troops and Islamic State (IS)-inspired terrorists have found a haven of fun as the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) recently conducted special games for kids staying at evacuation centers in Iligan City.

The two-day activity brought together some 350 Muslim and Christian children at Sgt. Miguel Canoy Memorial Cultural School in Baru-un village, playing traditional Filipino games as well as volleyball and football, the PSC said.

PSC chair William “Butch” Ramirez said the play therapy for Marawi children was a component of the commission’s Sports for Peace Program aimed at helping kids cope with the tr…Keep on reading: Displaced Marawi children get into sports

Powered by WPeMatico