What is the history of nstp in the philippines?
Article II, Section 3 of the Philippine Constitution speaks of the duty of the citizens to the state: A duty which each and every citizen owes to the country not just during times of need. Thus, Republic Act 9163 (RA 9163) and Republic Act 7077 (RA 7077) were introduced by the government and debated. As a result, the National Service Training Program Act of the Philippines was enacted in 2001. It was signed into law by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on January 23, 2002. Through the National Service Training Program (NSTP), the government of the Philippines seeks to mobilize youth to become a vital part of the society. It trains youth to be responsive, alert and conscious members of the community. The NSTP is intended to develop these ethics of service and patriotism through training in any of its three program components: __Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC); __Civic Welfare Training Service (CWTS); and __Literacy Training Service (LTS). The focus of the ROTC is military traini