MALUNGON, Sarangani (March 9, 2017) – Barangay Nutrition Scholar Emma Tabasondra (3rd from left) and other barangay officials receive one sack rice from Vice Governor Elmer de Peralta for the Barangay Health Nutrition Office at Barangay Nagpan on March 7. (Quenny D. Dandan /VICE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE)
KIAMBA, Sarangani (March 9, 2017) - The Community-Based Monitoring System program kicks off March 3 in a joint effort between the Department of Interior and Local Government and CBMS team. This initiative aims to survey for poverty diagnosis, disaster risk reduction management and climate change adaptation, and for monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals. The CBMS is an organized process for data collection, processing, validation and use of data for various development processes. The CBMS team will make their rounds throughout the different barangays to do their data gathering and to implement their development plans based on the data they collect. (Avery Rotciv Valois Camposano /KIAMBA INFORMATION OFFICE)
MAITUM, Sarangani (March 9, 2017) - Students for Skills Training on Welding perform the basics of welding at the Municipal Gymnasium on March 7. The qualified beneficiaries of this project are out-school-youth, 4Ps and family heads who will undergo 30 days of training until they meet the objectives of the project. This program was facilitated by Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office headed by Nelia Quimsing. (John James I. Doctor /MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)
MAITUM, Sarangani (March 7, 2017) - The Bureau of Fire Protection in partnership with the Local Government Unit of Maitum, Maitum Police Station headed by PSI Rodel Javison and KABALIKAT Civicom conducts a fun run on March 4. The event celebrates Fire Prevention Month with the theme "Buhay at Ari-Arian ay Pahalagahan, Ibayong Pag-iingat sa Sunog ay sa Sariling Pamayanan Simulan" and promotes public awareness on fire safety and prevention. (John James I. Doctor /MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)
MAITUM, Sarangani (March 7, 2017) - (L-R) Sharon Dacera, Freddie Rey Doctor, Leonida Domantay, PSI Rodel Javison, Vice Mayor Tito Balazon, Sr., Municipal Nutrition Action Officer Ildefonso Bergis, Municipal Health Officer Dr. Junie Basmillo and Edgardo Domantay pose during the turnover of Manna Rice on March 6. The Manna Rice was donated by KIWANIS International which is intended for severely malnourished children in Maitum to enhance their growth and maintain steady body weight. (John James I. Doctor /MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)
MAITUM, Sarangani (March 7, 2017) – Women participate in a 30-day training on fishnet/pokut making held at the Municipal Gymnasium beginning March 6. The program is funded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development regional office in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority through the Local Government Unit of Maitum. The training aims to equip each participant with new knowledge and skills necessary for employment and provide them a stable source of income. (John James I. Doctor /MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 7, 2017) – Officials broke ground on Friday (March 3) for the three-storey Sarangani legislative building to be built at the Capitol grounds.
This came shortly after the Department of Public Works and Highways awarded the P10-million budget last week to the winning bidder to set off the construction.
Vice Governor Elmer de Peralta said the provincial government has a counterpart of P10 million.
Sarangani Lone District Rep. Ruel Pacquiao also committed P20 million while Senator Manny Pacquiao has reportedly vouched to fund around P30 million for the project.
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 6, 2017) – Board Member Cyril John Rustico G. Yap advocates for women empowerment as he leads the National Women’s Month celebration in Sarangani Monday, March 6. This year’s theme, “WE Make Change Work for Women,” sums up the pursuit of development that is anchored on the commitment of “Malasakit and Pagbabago” or True Compassion and Real Change. Yap said that by empowering women, they can “become the primary drivers in a change that we are trying to pursue.” Yap chairs the Sangguniang Panlalawigan committee on Children, Women and Family Relations. (Tres B. Besana/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 6, 2017) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon (foreground) leads local officials of Sarangani and Michael Aguinaldo (in white shirt), chairperson of the Commission on Audit (COA), in inspecting the construction site of the two-storey provincial satellite auditing office worth of P18,888,418 at the Capitol compound on March 2. (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)
ALABEL, Sarangani (March 6, 2017) - Michael Aguinaldo (center in white shirt), chairperson of the Commission on Audit (COA) and Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon (3rd from right) lead the time capsule-laying ceremony of the COA building at Capitol compound on March 2. Also in photo are Atty. Susan Pace-Donalvo (2nd from left), regional director of COA Region 12; assistant regional director Virginia Datukon (2nd from right) and Vice Governor Elmer de Peralta (extreme right). (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)