(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 22 May 2024) Easterlies affecting the country. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).

Monday, 08 April 2024

Community volunteers of the country visit Tagbina town

TAGBINA, Surigao del Sur (PIA) -- With its remarkable performance in the implementation of the program on Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS), the participants of the National Reconciliation Workshop cum Community Volunteers’ Finance Congress visited the municipality of Tagbina under the leadership of Mayor Glaiza Jane Polizon-Lanete.

The participants visited three barangays namely, Kahayagan, Sta. Fe, and Sta. Maria, that served as a unique insight for the transformative power of community-driven development initiatives.

Additionally, it spotlighted the significance of volunteerism and community engagement, fostering meaningful interactions and exchanging diverse perspectives and experiences.

In her speech during the learning visit, Mayor Lanete emphasized the importance of community-driven development saying, “We make the people feel included, that they have a seat at the table when it comes to decision-making and that regardless of the status—young and old, women and children have a role to play in the making of our government and that their opinions and ideals matter.”

To highlight, the Tagbina KALAHI-CIDSS 2023 Walkthrough and Milestone of Accomplishment, including the KALAHI-CIDSS or KC area and municipal coordinating teams (A/MCT) 2024 landscape were notably presented by the mayor.

On the other hand, Virgilio G. Ocoy, municipal budget officer/MSIT team leader and Sangguniang Bayan member Vanessa V. Polizon shared the impact of the program through testimonies.

The learning visit was also Jezon Romano, national focal person for Social Development Unit; Ben Jan Rusby Natividad, national program focal person of CapBuild Division; Glenn B. Lazaro, SPD chief/private secretary II; representatives of the KALAHI CIDSS National and Regional Program Management Office; community volunteers from across the country, municipal inter-agency committee, Sangguniang Bayan members, and area and municipal coordination teams.

Their presence served as a testament on how collaborative efforts could empower communities.  (Glenn B. Lazaro, LGU-Tagbina/NGPB, PIA-Surigao del Sur)