The local government of the municipality of Luna, La Union has reason to be proud. The local school board's (LSB) initiative to train its teachers in October 2014 resulted into the future publication and distribution of an original story made by five teachers to benefit children nationwide.
According to Luna Mayor Victor Marron, the success was the result of attending the LSB workshop conducted by Synergeia Foundation under USAID's Education Governance Effectiveness (EdGE) in October 2013. This was when he learned that effective education programs need not require big funds. "We started to think of projects that will have the biggest impact in enhancing children's learning abilities on a limited budget," he relates.