Bam Aquino and His Platforms

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Bam Aquino, senatorial candidate for 2013 elections – Team PNoy, Liberal Party Coalition

Nephew of the late Ninoy Aquino and cousin to incumbent president Noynoy Aquino, Paolo Benigno A. Aquino IV or simply Bam Aquino, has a lot of pressure on his shoulders.

“I’m a member of a family who has dedicated their lives to public service,” said Aquino. I’m proud of my relatives’ track record and I hope that I can follow their footsteps,” Bam Aquino said adding that he will try to continue what his famous predecessors, which include former President Corazon Aquino and former Senator Ninoy, did for the country if he lands a seat in Senate.

At age 35, Bam has accomplished a lot; he is a former TV host, former Chairperson of the National Youth Commission of the Philippines, and currently the President of MicroVentures, Inc. which runs the multi-awarded social enterprise, The Hapinoy Program (www.hapinoy.com).

Bam Aquino is a part of the Liberal Party and is endorsed by not only the country’s President, but also of outgoing Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan and actor Dingdong Dantes. Part of his platform is the the plight of small businesses and hopes to push for reforms to make it easier for micro-enterprises to exist and thrive in the market.

Bam Aquino is the son of Paul Aquino, the youngest brother of Ninoy Aquino. He graduated Summa cum laude with a degree in Management Engineering at the Ateneo De Manila University in 1999, and Executive Education Program of Law at the Kennedy School of Government in the Harvard University in 2008. Last year, he received the “Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award of the World” for his world-class work with Youth and Social Enterprise.

Platforms/Advocacy of Bam Aquino

Among his priorities are jobs and youth, Bam Aquino said, specifically the improvement of the government’s conditional cash transfer or Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino program.

He called on government agencies to work together to make it easier for entrepreneurs to do business in the country.

Liberal Party senatoriable Benigno “Bam” Aquino says he will push for schools-to-jobs matching programs in order to prepare fresh graduates for the workplace and boost overall employment.

His platform also goes beyond merely improving the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino program, but is really focused on generating jobs, matching the curriculum with the needs of industries, and making it easier to do business in the Philippines in order to support our micro-enterprises and generate even more jobs and livelihood for the economy.

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  1. If you want to create job employment, I strongly suggest to take my advice to conduct a massive research in every family to determine what Filipino skills they have, for example, if you find in particular communities having a skill of Magsasapatos just provide necessary shoe machine to start his or her own backyard business or the so-called BACKYARD INDUSTRIES, another example, a sewer have no money to buy machine, just provide machine to help start his or her own sewing machine. another example skill, fisherman, meager income due to he is renting a small banca, just provide a partnership agreement to fishermen’s to provide them a fishing vessel which is seaworthy instead of their own banca prone to capsize, another example, you find in Luzon areas that have skills in lathe machine works, but have no capital to start, just provide them machines to operate thru means of your excellent proposal of partnership of businesses and the Filipino people. backyard industry is an answer to your propose matching jobs in the industry. specifically, revise the 4 or 5 year college curriculum wherein their 1 year should be spend in actual industry training so that, after completing their curriculum their knowledge and skills JOB MATCH TO THE COMPANY OR INDUSTRY. it will result to a fitted and suited to the job, also, make more studies to reduce the company or industry requirement, so that employment is easy. Livelihood and Employment is the main needs of our Filipino Citizen, I wish and pray that the Lord Jesus Christ will place you as an idealistic, Public Servant Leader of our country, I pray you to become Senator of the Republic of the Philippines, and your prayer request to become Senator is now answered and you will be the next Senator as long as your heart is genuine with God fearing, and love the Filipino people whatever their socio status in their life. Treat them equally. and be humble at all times, and I congratulate you in advance that you have a true passion in your heart to bring the Filipino People to their brightest future with God fearing. You will be the next Honorable Senator of the Republic of the Philippines. God Bless Senator Bam Aquino.

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