- Published: Monday, 02 November 2015 06:20
- Written by Gigi Flores
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FOR THE SECOND time around, the City Inter Agency Committee chaired by Rev. Fr. Saturnino Lumba, SSJV and the City Government under the administration of Mayor Oscar Moreno, had launched the Search for the Urban Container Household Gardening Phase II at Barangay 15 this city.
The participants are the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries from Barangays 1 to 40. Each individual is challenged to plant any variety of vegetables in their backyard using recycled materials.
The awarding ceremony is set on December this year, wherein the 1st prize winner will get P10 thousand pesos; 2nd prize, P8 thousand pesos; and 3rd prize, P6 thousand pesos, plus consolation prizes will be given to the participants.
Mayor Oscar Moreno together with CSWD Officer Teddy Sabuga-a, emphasized that the program is aimed at addressing poverty through food accessibility right on their own homes, aside from combating malnutrition.
Partner agencies are: Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro, DepEd, TESDA, DILG, City Health Office, City Health Insurance Office, Balay Mindanaw, Group of Foundation, World Vision, Ayala Foundation, Oro Youth, Agricultural Productivity Office and CLENRO.
The program centers on the theme: “Gulay ay Paramihin upang ang benepisyo ay bumalik sa atin”.