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DAR provides clean water to farm community in Siquijor

web 2015r7 001Farmers and residents of Enrique Villanueva town in Suiquijor will now be safe from water-borne diseases as the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over a potable water supply system in the rural community.

The project, implemented under the DAR’s Community-Managed Potable Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (CPWASH), was given to the Kapunungan sa mga Anak sa Yuta ug Dagat (KAYUD), a farmers’ cooperative, and to Enrique Villanueva Central School, both in Enrique Villanueva town.

web 2015r7 002Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer Louie Naranjo said the CPWASH consists of a rain-water collector, bio-sand filters, iron-removal filters and a bio-gas digester.

“These materials that make-up the CPWASH is low-cost and indigenous based. It’s a pro-poor technology aimed to improve access to potable water especially in areas with high incidence of water-borne diseases,” said Naranjo.

web 2015r7 003In his message, Naranjo said that the project will be replicated in other barangays . Enrique Villanueva Mayor Gerald V. Pal-ing expressed his gratitude that his municipality became a recipient of the project. He encouraged the beneficiaries to take care of the water supply system and to use it properly. (Gherelene Mae B. Rafols)

Region VII News

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March 21, 2017 39

Town benefits from DAR Cebu projects

THE Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Cebu turned over a road opening project worth P810,000 and a foot bridge worth P680,000 in Barangay Gaway-Gaway, San Remegio, Cebu last Feb. 15. Read More..
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Mar 11, 2017 84

Bohol farmers receive CLOAs

TAGBILARAN CITY, March 10 – Sunset is hailed with smiles from agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) as they receive their Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOA) in the afternoon of ARB Summit in Tagbilaran City.A total of 44 farmer-beneficiaries cheered… Read More..
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Mar 10, 2017 79

Mariano: Free land distribution in PDu30's PDP 2017-2022

TAGBILARAN CITY, March 10 – Free land distribution, at the core of genuine and comprehensive agrarian reform is one of the six sector outcome and legislative agenda backed by the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in President Rodrigo Roa Duterte's 2017-2022… Read More..
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Mar 03, 2017 112

DAR turns over CP-WASH project in Cebu

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently turned over a P159,000 worth of community-managed potable water supply, sanitation and hygiene (CP-WASH) project to Esperanza Farmers Association (ESFA) in Esperanza, Aloquinsan, Cebu to increase farmers income… Read More..

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