Abra steps up peace efforts: Rebel returnees, IPs get skills training from TESDA

Indigenous Peoples (IPs) and Rebel Returnees (RR) are the beneficiaries of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority’s (TESDA) training on Technical and Vocational Education and Training in partnership with PGA, government agencies, and Mt. Carmel Training Center. The government program aims to reduce poverty and provide livelihood to RR and IPs. 52 beneficiaries from Tubo,… Read more »

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DSWD-CAR and SWAD-Abra tap LGUs to beef up efficient social services

To reach more disadvantaged and vulnerable individuals in the municipalities, DSWD-CAR in coordination with PGA oriented LGUs on the different social services and programs of DSWD. DSWD-CAR Assistant Regional Director Enrique Gascon Jr. asked the commitment of Mayors, Sangguniang Bayan and Liga ng Barangay members of Abra on the implementation of social services, during the… Read more »

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Gov. Joy Bernos boosts health, provides yearly financial assistance to Barangay Nutrition Scholars

Governor Maria Jocelyn V. Bernos provides financial assistance yearly to the 265 Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) in Abra. The beneficiaries are from Bangued (70), Boliney (8), Bucloc (6), Daguioman (4), Lacub (5), Lagangilang (26), Lagayan (12), La Paz (20), Licuan-Baay (4), Luba (9), Manabo (10), Sallapadan (10), San Isidro (9), San Juan (20), Tayum (22),… Read more »

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PNP-Abra’s performance strengthened through the Performance Governance System

Eighteen out of 27 Municipal Police stations and the Police Mobile Force Company bagged the silver eagle award for the Performance Governance System Proficiency Stage during the Conferment Ceremony led by Police Regional Director Israel Ephraim T. Dickson at Camp Juan Villamor on June 27, 2019. These municipal police stations were Langangilang, Tayum, San Juan,… Read more »

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DTI-Abra goes to barangays to develop more entrepreneurs

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Abra has conducted orientations of the Negosyo, Serbisyo sa Barangay (NSB) program in Maguyepyep, Sallapadan; Luzong and Poblacion Luba; Poblacion, Boliney; Tui, Daguioman; Lamao, Bucloc; and Mayabo, Tubo from June 4 to 17, 2019. NSB brings DTI and other agencies’ services closer to the barangay level to stimulate business… Read more »

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DA, Gov. Bernos boost Abra farming with solar power

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 »

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PGA, LGUs support DOLE-SPES 2019

  The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Abra supports the implementation of the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) 2019. Lagangilang, Luba, Malibcong, Dolores, Bangued, Sallapadan, San Juan, and Abra Mountain Development Educational Center in Bucloc were co-implementers of SPES… Read more »

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7 rebel returnees get financial assistance to start new lives

Seven former rebels from Dolores, Lacub, Tubo, and Sallapadan surrendered and availed the benefits of the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP). Each rebel returnee received checks ranging from P15,000 to P480,000 which totals to P1,035,000 as immediate and livelihood assistance. Governor Joy V. Bernos and 702nd Brigade Commander Henry A. Robinson Jr. handed over… Read more »

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NCIP-Abra, Masadiit elders team up for documentation of customary laws

Earlier today, the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples-Abra (NCIP) held the pilot documentation of validated and legitimately customary laws on property, ownership, and disposition of the Masadiit tribe from Sallapadan, Boliney, and Bucloc at the ADTEMPCO Building Function Hall. It aims to preserve the customary laws and traditions of the tribe which are being pass… Read more »

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Newly constructed Fire Station of Sallapadan formally opened

The newly constructed fire station of the municipality of Sallapadan was formally opened by Mayor Nenita Cardenas with Gov. Joy Bernos, Municipal Fire Marshall Marlou Domingo, Provincial Fire Marshal Alex Testado, Regional Director Ma. Sofia Mendoza, and Fire Director Leonard Bañago on March 20, 2019.   According to Provincial Fire Marshal Alex Testado, it was… Read more »

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