First name / Last name
Karlo Jayson Abila
fields of expertise
Youth Development and Empowement
Having been a youth leader since I was 14, through my election as one of the councilors of our village’s Sangguniang Kabataan (Youth Council) with a term of three years, I’ve had a lot of experiences especially in youth affairs and development. We have conducted such programs contributing greatly to the personal growth of our youth constituents as: Scholarship Program, Capability- Building programs, Socio- Cultural Programs, Sports Development and Physical Fitness. Being a Sangguniang Kabataan Councilor also inspired me to advocate for and promote inclusive and participatory governance at the grassroots level.
From then on, I became very active, in one way or another, in societal affairs focusing on community and social development.
Also, I have been active in advocating for SDGs 01: No Poverty, 04: Education for All, 05: Gender Equality, 10: Reduced Inequalities, 08: Decent Work and Economic Growth, as well as SDG 16: Peace, Justice, Strong Institutions and Good Governance, and SDG 17: Partnership for the Goals, for over 9 months now.