"Gusto niya mag-develop ng children's shows with Philippine content... Kumuha siya ng mga tiga-DepEd para i-review 'yung content," recakked veteran anchor and former Bantay Bata 163 program director Tina Monzon-Palma.
Schools across the country also used these shows as visual materials, and integrated the episodes into their lesson plans.
The shows were conceptualized because of Lopez's mission to help Filipino children, her brother and ABS-CBN Corporation chairman emeritus Eugenio "Gabby" Lopez III said.
"Talagang ganun si Gina. Everything started with her love for a child," added Jing Castañeda, Bantay Bata 163's current program director.Read more: ABS-CBN News Channel
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