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Monday, 07 August 2017 00:00

Flalok project extended

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (August 7, 2017) – Tribal leaders and government officials witness the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between Conrado and Ladislawa Alcantara Foundation Incorporated (CLAFI) and Gerry Roxas Foundation for another six months extension for the Flalok project implemented by CLAFI in partnership with the Department of Education Region 12. Cecile A. Dominguez (2nd from right, seated), president of CLAFI, the Mindanao-based corporate foundation of the Alcantara Group, and executive director of the Gerry Roxas Foundation Maria Rosamund Parado (2nd from left, seated) signed the MOA on July 27 witnessed by Municipal Tribal Chieftains, Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) from South Cotabato, General Santos City and Sarangani with National Commission of Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) Regional Director 12 Timuey Lim Wong (extreme right, seated), Alabel Mayor Vic Paul Salarda (3rd from left, standing), Board Member Atty. Cyril Yap, Jr. (second from left, standing) and Board Member-IPMR Fulung Fredo P. Basino (extreme left, seated). Flalok is a project reviving the Blaan art of storytelling to improve literacy and build a community of readers in South Central Mindanao. (Ener T. Toguin for SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Monday, 07 August 2017 00:00

Former rebels get CLIP aid

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (August 7, 2017) - Mayor Vic Paul Salarda (extreme left) of Alabel is assisted by (from left) Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) Manuelo Mangalon; Lt. Col. Marlon Ancao, battalion commander of 73rd Infantry Battalion; DILG provincial director Flor Limpin and Raquel Panal, provincial social welfare and development officer, in handing over monetary assistance to one of 16 former rebels from the municipality of Alabel. The Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP) of the provincial government held a healing and reconciliation session on July 12-14 where five former rebels received P65,000 each from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and nine former rebels also received P10,000 each from the local government units as counterpart. (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Monday, 07 August 2017 00:00

Livelihood project for IBDF delivered

MALAPATAN, Sarangani (August 7, 2017) - Brandon Maybuena (3rd from left), project manager of Integrated Barangay Defense and Development Force (IBDF), and his staff deliver cattle on July 27 to Armando Dian (extreme left), IBDF president of Barangay Daan Suyan, and IBDF secretary Roger Espartero (extreme right) as livelihood assistance to IBDF officers and members from the office of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon. The IBDF under Sulong Kaligtasan program is in the forefront of community service and not only for community defense and disaster responses. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Monday, 07 August 2017 00:00

Malungon eyed as agribusiness-tourism hub

MALUNGON, Sarangani (August 7, 2017) - Mayor Maria Theresa D. Constantino waves to the crowd as she vows to develop Sarangani’s only landlocked municipality, Malungon, into an agribusiness core and highly-classified tourist destination in the Davao-SOCSARGEN growth area in Central Mindanao Region. Constantino’s announcement came on the culmination day of the municipality’s 48th founding anniversary celebration on July 15. (Photo credit to Almin Abejaron /MALUNGON INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Monday, 07 August 2017 00:00

Project beneficiaries evaluated

MAITUM, Sarangani (August 7, 2017) - Melde Ampoloquio (left), BUB Focal Person of Region 12, interviews two of the beneficiaries of Gawad Kalinga (GK) Housing Project Josephine Mondejar and Genoviva Ygonia during the monitoring and evaluation of Bottoms Up Budgeting (BUB) projects at Sitio Cawa, Barangay Mabay on August 2. They were asked random questions such as their living condition before and after they became recipients of the said project. Some of the questions were about the challenges, problems and issues they encountered during the implementation of the project. (John James I. Doctor/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)

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GENERAL SANTOS CITY (August 7, 2017) - Sarangani Provincial Information Officer Serafin Ramos Jr. gives participants an overview of the 2-day Training on Social Media Promotion attended by municipal information officers and frontline officers of Sulong Sarangani program held at Tierra Montana Hotel on August 3-4. (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Monday, 07 August 2017 00:00

Training on Social Media Promotion

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (August 7, 2014) - Participants of the Training on Social Media Promotion take a photo opportunity with resource speaker Jed Reston (extreme right, seated) former digital marketing director for Brigada Group of Companies and now the corporate brand management head for Brigada Healthline Corporation, and Serafin Ramos Jr. (2nd from right, seated), provincial information officer of Sarangani, during the first day of the training held at Tierra Montana Hotel on August 3. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Monday, 07 August 2017 00:00

WINDS monitored

MAITUM, Sarangani (August 7, 2017) - Cynthia Marcelo (right) from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Region 12 conducts an evaluation and monitoring of WINDS Fish Processing Center at Barangay Old Poblacion on August 2. They updated the projects under Bottoms Up Budgeting (BUB) such as materials used for food processing and equipment, causes of project delays and target time frame for the implementation of proposed improvement and upgrading of the center. (John James I. Doctor/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Sunday, 06 August 2017 00:00

Kiamba student to take AFS tour

ALABEL, Sarangani (August 6, 2017) - Nur Al-Hayah C. Matabalao (extreme right), 17, a Grade 11 student of Kiamba National High School, and Noralyn Joy Ramos (center), American Field Services (AFS) Intercultural Program Philippines coordinator from Buayan National High School, pay a courtesy call to Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon on July 31. Matabalao has qualified for the AFS program and will stay for 11 months in Florida, USA. The AFS Intercultural Program is an international, voluntary, non-governmental, non-profit organization that provides intercultural learning opportunities to help people develop the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to create a more just and peaceful world. (Jake Narte /SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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GENERAL SANTOS CITY (August 6, 2017) – Sarangani Vice Governor Elmer de Peralta (3rd from left), Schools Division Superintendent Crispin Soliven (2nd from right), Board Member Eduardo Paras Sr. (extreme left) and Board Member Arman Guili (extreme right) hand over the plaque and cheque to Jean delos Santos (4th from left), barangay captain of Lun Padidu, Malapatan, for winning as Best Early Learning Center during the 2017 Gawad Kalasag Awards of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council on July 28. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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