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Thursday, October 27, 2022

3 BMC from SurSur included the Top 7 YFC in Caraga  

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur -- The Department of Agriculture (DA)- Caraga announced the Top Seven winners of  the Business Model Canvass (BMC) Young Farmers Challenge (YFC) for the Regional Level Competition in Butuan City recently, in which three of them are from Surigao del Sur. 

These  are the three contestants from  the province who are included in the Top 7: 

 

● Top 2- Vidmae O. Jusay - Heaven's Dew Farm Product - Lanuza, SDS;

 

● Top 5 - John Glaizelle M. Siman & Cindy Decierdo - Tsalach Aquaculture Park - Tago, SDS; and

 

● Top 7 - Charlene Mae Bico & Jaspher Angelo Telewik - Free Range Chicken Day Old Chick Production - Hinatuan, SDS. 

 

The young agripreneurs will represent the Caraga region at the National Level. 

 

The winners received P150,000.00 as additional working capital that can be used to improve and acquire additional equipment, machinery, or materials for their chosen start-up. 

 

The Young Farmers Challenge Fund (Kabataang Agribiz Competitive Grant Assistance Program) is a competitive financial grant assistance program for the youth who will engage in agri-fishery-based enterprises. 

 

The program is offered to all interested young  people who have  proposed business ventures with profitability potential. The grants shall serve as start-up capital for the planned innovative agri-based micro-enterprise operated by an individual youth or as a joint venture between two or more individual youth. (photo credit to: DA-Caraga)

 

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