Awesome Abra: Abrenian Kawayan Festival 2020

Once again, the government of Abra victoriously showcased its tradition and culture, locally made products, and the character of being a united Abreños in the said festival. This year’s theme, “Cultivating Culture & Tradition, Nurturing Life & Environment; Championing Asenso Abreño” was as well triumphantly portrayed in the Abrenian Kawayan Festival activities. The local products… Read more »

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BHERT activated in Abra

As mandated by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), the Barangay Health and Emergency Response Team (BHERT) has been established in all 27 municipalities in Abra. The BHERT is composed of barangay captains, barangay councilors, tanod, and (Barangay Health Workers) BHWs who are tasked to establish a traveler’s registry. The barangay captains shall… Read more »

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PopCom, PGA bring family planning services closer to the community

The Commission on Population (PopCom) in partnership with the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos are geared to serve more couples and individuals in Abra with their family planning services.   PopCom Regional Director Magdalena G. Abellera thanked the 117 Barangay Captains and volunteers for their participation in the National Program on Population… Read more »

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2% interest, pautang ti Land Bank kadagiti mannalon

Maysa a loan orientation seminar ti insayangkat ti Land Bank of the Philippines ken Department of Agriculture idi January 10, 2020, sadiay Capitol Social Hall tapno ilawlawag kadagiti mannalon nu kasano iti panag-avail iti Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (ACEF).  Daytoy a programa ket mangipaay iti pautang kadagiti mannalon nga addaan iti 2% interest iti makatawen.… Read more »

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Bangilo Elementary School, a Zone of Peace by UNICEF

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and the Department of Education (DepEd) awarded Bangilo Elementary School (BES) of Malibcong as a Zone of Peace because of its best practices in maintaining the school as an insurgency-free community. Division Risk Reduction Management Service Coordinator Jun Florencio B. Rifareal Jr. said that the residence headed… 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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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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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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