GOVERNOR JOCELYN BERNOS
She was elected as the Provincial Governor of the Province of Abra in May 2016. She continued her programs and projects with utmost sincerity under the banner “Asenso Abrenio” and JOY “H.E.L.P.S” to reach out to her constituents wherever and whenever they need her comfort and assistance as the true mother of the province.
Abreño Taekwondo athlete Kurt Bryan Dela Vega Barbosa, 19, of Zone 7, Bangued bagged fourth place of the World Taekwondo Grand Slam Champion Series in Wuxi, China, on April 26-28, 2019. He is now preparing for the World Taekwondo Championship on May 15-20, 2019, in Manchester, United Kingdom, to represent the Philippines. Barbosa draws inspiration… Read more »READ MORE
The Environment and Natural Resources Office (ENRO) headed by Cris Albolote with the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) attended a consultation meeting on the regulation of sand, gravel, and stone extraction at the municipality of San Juan on March 26, 2019. The meeting was set to discuss measures to protect the environment… Read more »READ MORE
DOLE-Abra Provincial Director Alexander Gumabol said every member of the labor force is qualified for coverage to the DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (DILEEP) as long as they organize themselves and register their association to possess legal personality. He said an association with a minimum of 15 members need to register at DOLE… Read more »READ MORE
Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol says he will come back to Abra to work with Gov. Joy Bernos in bringing more agricultural program and projects. He said this during his visit to inspect and turnover the Solar-Powered Irrigation System Projects (SPIS) in Bagalay, Tayum and Malabbaga, La Paz, on May 23, 2019. “Water… Read more »READ MORE
Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) provides educational assistance of P20,000 per school year to incoming college freshmen and qualified dependents of active members under the OFW Dependent Scholarship Program (ODSP). WHO MAY APPLY? – OFW legal dependents enrolling in baccalaureate courses for SY 2019-2020 – Child of a married OFW or sibling of unmarried OFW… Read more »READ MORE
The Provincial Health Office and Philippine Red Cross-Abra Chapter conducted a bloodletting activity at the Abra Electric Cooperative on May 21, 20019, to ensure its supply especially during emergencies. Donors underwent recruitment sessions to prepare and teach the importance of donating blood–which is saving lives! Provincial Blood Program coordinator Lilibeth Martin said bloodletting activities were… Read more »READ MORE
The Department of Education’s (DepEd) Balik Eskwela 2019 brought together parents, teachers, government agencies, and stakeholders in the spirit of volunteerism to prepare the schools for the school opening. This year, the school prepping activity will run from May 20 to 25. Volunteers will be simultaneously cleaning up, repairing, and painting school campuses. On the… Read more »READ MORE
The Department of Trade and Industry together with private sectors, and the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (PCE)-Go Negosyo rolled out the “Kapatid Mentor Me Program” (KMME) to help Micro and Small Entrepreneurs (MSE) scale up their businesses at Abra Valley Grand Hotel, Calaba, Bangued on May 15, 2019. TESDA and 25 MSE participated in the… Read more »READ MORE
Abra is a landlocked province on the Western side of the massive Cordillera in the Northern Luzon.
Its a deep valleys and sloping hills are enclosed by the rugged mountaines, except in the Western portion where the Abra River flows towards the coastal plains of Ilocos Sur.