GENERAL SANTOS CITY (June 15, 2017) – Education Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones is the key speaker during the dinner presentation of the Flalok project of the Alcantara Foundation held at the Sarangani Highlands on June 13. Sec. Briones emphasized the importance of education as the biggest network organization including the education for indigenous peoples. The Flalok project’s goals are to increase adult and early graders’ literacy among Blaan communities by promoting a culture of reading using Flalok storytelling. Flalok is a Blaan tradition of storytelling. (Ener T. Toguin for SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)
KIAMBA, Sarangani (June 15, 2017) – In Barangay Tamadang, LGU employees offer services on June 14 like dental checkup, blood testing and blood typing from the MHO, registration for certificates like birth certificates, residence certificates, and marriage certificates and information campaigns from the solid waste management office, Philippine National Police and the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The effort will be done throughout all the barangays of Kiamba. (AR Camposano-JP Belmonte /KIAMBA INFORMATION OFFICE)
KIAMBA, Sarangani (June 15, 2017) – Municipal government employees deliver basic services to the residents of Barangay Tamadang on June 14 as part of the Timpuyugan sa Barangay Project. This project is an initiative by the LGU of Kiamba wherein representatives of the different LGU agencies visit the barangays to offer their respective services for free. (AR Camposano-JP Belmonte /KIAMBA INFORMATION OFFICE)
MALUNGON, Sarangani (June 14, 2017) - Mayor Tessa Constantino gives P100,000 each to two of four centenarians (aging 102-107 years old) on June 5. They were beneficiaries of government grants as mandated under R.A. 10868 or otherwise known as the Centenarian Act of 2016. (Von Dela Cuesta /MALUNGON INFORMATION OFFICE)
KIAMBA, Sarangani (June 14, 2017) - The Department of Labor and Employment regional office led by Assistant Director Yahya A. Centi holds an outreach program on June 12 at Tabutong Elementary School in Barangay Nalus. Also present were representatives from the Nalus Barangay Council headed by Chairperson Nanciancino Marcelino, representatives from the Regional Public Safety Battalion 12, and representatives from the LGU led by PESO Manager Melanie Manzano. (AR Camposano-JP Belmonte /KIAMBA INFORMATION OFFICE)
KIAMBA, Sarangani (June 14, 2017) - Students from Tabutong Elementary School in Barangay Nalus receive care packages consisting of school supplies, umbrellas, raincoats, and hygiene products from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) regional office on June 12 as part of the observance of the World Day Against Child Labor. The event was witnessed by the residents, students, parents and teachers who braved the muddy trail down a steep mountain slope to arrive at the event's location. (AR Camposano-JP Belmonte /KIAMBA INFORMATION OFFICE)
MALUNGON, Sarangani (June 14, 2017) - Mayor Tessa Constantino shares a very compassionate moment with 103-year old Maria Palomo, one of the four local centenarians who received on June 5 the sum of P100,000 each from the government as mandated under R.A. 10868 or otherwise known as the Centenarian Act of 2016. (Von Dela Cuesta /MALUNGON INFORMATION OFFICE)
MALUNGON, Sarangani (June 14, 2017) – Four centenarian residents here have each received P100,000 cash gift from the government.
Sarao Lavena Banes, regional focal person on social pension of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), said the release of P400,000 to Tinglo Tali, 107 years old; Teodolfo Conception, 103; Maria Palomo, 103; and Rofu Alipoyo, 102, of Barangays JP Laurel, Datal Batong, Upper Biangan and Poblacion, respectively, was part of the newly approved mandates that are being specified under R.A. 10868.
R.A. 10868, otherwise known as the Centenarian Act of 2016, directs for centenarians here in the country and abroad to receive P100,000 after reaching the century old age.
ALABEL, Sarangani (June 12, 2017) – Capitol officials and employees offer flowers during the celebration of the 119th Philippine Independence Day indoors due to a heavy downpour. (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)
ALABEL, Sarangani (June 12, 2017) - Board Member Eduardo Paras Sr. talks about the essence of freedom during the celebration of the 119th Philippine Independence Day with the theme “Pagbabagong Sama-samang Balikatin” held at Capitol lobby. (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)