LGU-Tayum, the first to form Solo Parent’s Association in Abra

LGU-Tayum is the first to organize a Solo Parent’s Association in Abra through its Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office (MSWDO).  Tayum Solo Parents Association headed by Agnes Fernandez  was formally organized in November 2018. It has 80 active members who were provided educational and medical assistance in accordance with Republic Act (RA) 8972 or… Read more »

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PGA and OPAG partners with PhilRice-Batac to increase our farmers’ rice production using quality seeds

The Provincial Government of Abra established a demo-farm in Basbasa, Tayum where different rice varieties were introduced to the farmers of Abra. This project was mentioned by Governor Joy Bernos during her State of the Province Address on October 8, 2019. The 11 rice varieties planted at the demo-farm were inspected by the participants during… Read more »

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Abra businesses rake in P1.6M at the Nat’l Trade Fair

The finest Abra products were showcased during the National Trade Fair on August 22-25, 2019, at Megatrade Halls of SM Megamall, Mandaluyong.  The nine exhibitors–Quiday, Neila Ardaniel, Librado Donato, Glenda Castillanes, Ma. Zita Benabese, Natividad Balbin, Esperanza Barcena, Carlo Balneg, and Ruby Guzman–raked in P1.6 million of total sales from their loom weaving, bamboo craft,… Read more »

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SK works for a drug-free Abra, attends drug prevention convention in GenSan

The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) of Abra is working toward a drug-free province with their participation in the SK National Convention on Drug Abuse Prevention Education at the Anchor Hotel, General Santos City on August 15-17, 2019.  The convention aligns the commitments of the Dangerous Drugs Board, Department of Interior and Local Government, and National Youth… 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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DA promotes good agricultural practices for Abreños

Department of Agriculture-Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CAR) Research Specialist Benita U. Bilgera facilitates the Package of Technology (POT) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on Onion and Garlic Production Training to 36 farmers and LGU representatives from the different municipalities of Abra on July 18, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol.  “This training is necessary for farmers so… Read more »

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PDEA-Abra intensifies anti-illegal drug campaign in schools

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Abra makes efforts to warn the youth on ill effects of drug abuse through conducting forums in different schools and other institutions in Abra.  PDEA conducted anti-drug lectures in Calaba Elementary School, Abra High School, Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology Bangued Campus, Pangtud National High School, and Siwasiw Elementary School… Read more »

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Abra, the first province to establish Balay Silangan in Northern Luzon

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Abra in partnership with local government units have established two reformation centers called Balay Silangan – in Bucay and in Tayum. Balay Silangan is a reformation program that helps individuals stop substance or drug abuse.  Bucay started its operation in December 2018 and already had 19 graduates in January 30,… 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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