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“Reaping the Fruits of Determination and Discipline” A Nararagan Valley MPC’s Success Story

“Reaping the Fruits of Determination and Discipline” A Nararagan Valley MPC’s Success Story

“I am overwhelmed and grateful to the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) for its outpouring assistance to our cooperative,” exclaimed by Mr. Gregorio Amayun, BOD Chairman-Nararagan Multi-Purpose Cooperative. BALLESTEROS, CAGAYAN- The Nararagan Valley Multi-Purpose Cooperative,…

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Luntiang Buhay sa Mansalay

Luntiang Buhay sa Mansalay

The rainy season has decorated this area of barangay Roma, Mansalay community a lively green, and multi-colored vegetables invite the minds of those who look into it. But during the summer season, the landscape is dull brown, soils turned into hard clays and farmers in this area will struggle in…

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One Step to Success at a Time

One Step to Success at a Time

NAGUILIAN, ISABELA - Barangay Minanga of Naguillian, Isabela has a vast farmland for rice, corn and other agricultural crop production. Most of the residents in this area depend on farming to earn a living. These farmers work for long hours under the heat of the sun just to provide for their…

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Sa Sipag at Tiyaga, Malayo Ang Mararating

Sa Sipag at Tiyaga, Malayo Ang Mararating

"Kaya pala parang di kame kumikita noon, kelangang isama sa kwenta ang nagastos mula sa pagtatanim hanggang sa pagbebenta. Dahil sa FBS, natuto kameng magrecord at maglista." Maluha-luhang sambit ni Gloria Verano habang nagbabahagi ng kanyang natutunan sa FBS. Isa si Gloria sa mga masugid na…

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Pait at Tamis : Pagkamit sa Ginhawang Ninanais

Pait at Tamis : Pagkamit sa Ginhawang Ninanais

ANGADANAN, ISABELA - Sa gitna ng isang malawak na bukirin, isang ginang ang nagtungo sa ilalim ng puno basa ng pawis at ramdam ang pagod ay napatingala na lamang sa langit, huminga nang malalim at naisip ang hirap na pinagdaanan sa buong maghapon na pagtatrabaho sa bukid. Sa kanyang pagkaupo,…

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A cooperative with God at its center

A cooperative with God at its center

San Quintin is a developing municipality in the eastern part of Pangasinan at the foot of the vast and panoramic Caraballo Mountains. It is blessed with a jewel-blue stream called the Dipalo River, which serves as one of the sources of irrigation for the farmers. The townsfolks are devout…

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DAR-Davao del Norte brings home 4 awards

DAR-Davao del Norte brings home 4 awards

THE Davao del Norte provincial office of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently grabbed the limelight after winning all four national awards during the LinksFarm Agro-Enterprise Development Learning Session and Recognition Program for Agro-Enterprise Facilitators in Quezon City. DAR…

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StARCM makes farming a promising profession

StARCM makes farming a promising profession

THIS foreign-assisted project has passed the test of time. More than a decade has gone by and still it remains in the hearts and minds of the rural folks in Central Mindanao. The Support to Agrarian Reform Communities in Central Mindanao (StARCM), a six-year project funded by the European Union,…

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A farmer’s rags-to-riches story

A farmer’s rags-to-riches story

He and his family diligently attended various capacity-building trainings especially on farm production and agri-business, which helped increase their productivity.“I did not finish my studies because we were poor. But these capacity-building trainings provided me technical know-how in…

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Bayanihan spirit gives cooperative new lease on life

Bayanihan spirit gives cooperative new lease on life

A cooperative, through its downfall, has proven that it can rise up again and deliver its services to its member. Palamis Multi-Purpose Cooperative (MPC) was organized on September 20, 2002 as a partner-organization of Agrarian Reform Cooperative (ARC) Bayanihan in Alaminos City, Pangasinan with…

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An oyster that bears fruit

An oyster that bears fruit

JardenVille Gracious Mushrooms is a blessing born of perseverance and grit, whose proprietor is as gracious as the name itself, the mushroom queen of Brgy. Luhib, Lake Sebu, Mrs. Criselda Jardenico. Fondly called Te Cris by all who know her, this loving wife and hardworking mother of two, is an…

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Second time’s the charm for Biliran Coop

Second time’s the charm for Biliran Coop

Cooperatives come and go. This was the bleak reality experienced by some residents of Barangay Lico, Naval, Biliran, who are mostly agrarian reform beneficiaries after their organization’s funds were allegedly lost through the machinations of some its leaders. It was no wonder, that there…

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Knocked down but never undone

Knocked down but never undone

Farmer-beneficiary Albert Linda is now smiling from ear to ear again, his face glowing with satisfaction. He attributes the 180-degree turn of his life to the Department of Agrarian Reform for extending a hand at a time when he lost everything in a snap. Not too long ago, Albert was in distress,…

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Rubbing a Fortune

Rubbing a Fortune

“Life was very difficult back then,” Mr. Romeo Atenta, the coop manager started. Then was referred to a time when all of them were just workers of the rubber company. “We hardly can send our children to school,” he continued. Traversing the area, you will see towering…

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