DepEd prepares schools through spirit of volunteerism

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 »

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DTI and PCE uplift entrepreneurs through KMME

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 »

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DA-CAR provides Solar Powered Irrigation System to farmers in Abra

The Department of Agriculture (DA)-CAR in coordination with the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist conducts the Training Seminar on Operation and Maintenance of Solar Powered Irrigation System for Bangon Nagbalitangan Farmers’ Association at Bangbangcag, Bucay on May 9-10, 2019. This association is one of the recipients of DA’s Rice Banner Program. The seminar provided the… Read more »

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COMELEC-Abra prepares the watchers and media for Election Day

COMELEC-Abra reminded the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV), watchers, and media practitioners of the electoral rules at polling places for the Election Day at the briefing held at the Office of Provincial Election Supervisor on May 7, 2019. COMELEC emphasized that May 11 is the last day of campaigning. Campaign shirts and materials… Read more »

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DSWD with TESDA-Abra trains Runo Weavers of Liguis

The Social Welfare and Development (SWAD)-Abra in partnership with Technical Education and Skills Development Authority-Abra provided a training course on Reed Crafts Making in Liguis, La Paz, on May 7-10, 2019, to help the Liguis Runo Weavers SLP Association produce quality products. With 30 members, the Liguis Runo Weavers SLP Association have availed of the… Read more »

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SLP develops entrepreneurship to 4Ps beneficiaries

The Social Welfare And Development (SWAD)-Abra is implementing the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) to develop entrepreneurial and labor skills of the disadvantaged sectors in the province. SWAD-Abra SLP Provincial Coordinator Kaisy Joy A. Dalit said a total of 2,529 households were formed as Civil Society Organizations and were assisted by SWAD-Abra to engage in small… Read more »

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NFA provides free registration for farmers selling palay

NFA-Abra offers free registration for Farmer’s Passbook to enable the farmers to sell their palay at the said office. NFA-Abra Provincial Director Elizabeth Kai said the Farmer’s Passbook is a requirement for farmers selling to NFA. For first-time sellers without Farmer’s Passbooks, the office will accept up to 200 bags. The requirements for registration of… Read more »

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LGUs partnered with TESDA for Community-Based Training program

  Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-Abra in partnership with the local government unit (LGU) of Danglas provided the Computer Literacy Training Course to 30 barangay officials and municipal employees at the Danglas Municipal Building on April 22-26, 2019. The computer literacy course is under the Community-Based Training program of TESDA. TESDA-Abra Community-Based Training… Read more »

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LGU Licuan-Baay held First Municipal Environmental Summit

Headed by the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO), the community members, elders, officials, and youth leaders of Licuan-Baay convened for the first Municipal Environmental Summit on April 23, 2019. Speakers from CENRO-Lagangilang, ENRO, EMB-CAR/PEMU, and MGB-CAR shared additional knowledge on the rules, regulations, and policies regarding environmental protection to the residents of Licuan-Baay.… Read more »

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BFAR Regional Director Milagros Morales shared tips for fisherfolks this dry season

Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Regional Director Milagros Morales shared tips for fisherfolks in the province this dry season during the Basil Field Day on April 16,2019. Morales advised the fisherfolks to strictly follow the pond management process especially this summertime. Another is not to overfeed the fish because the excess feeds will… Read more »

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