Dole Philippines, Inc., through Mahintana Foundation, Inc, conducted the Blessing and Turnover of the Bamboo Model House to Barangay LGU of Cannery Site, Polomolok, South Cotabato on August 31, 2018. It was attended by the key persons of the Dole Phils, Inc, Mahintana, partner cooperatives, LGU representatives and Mahintana staff. The ribbon cutting and blessing of the bamboo model house preceded the short program of the turnover ceremony.
Funded by by Dole Philippines, Inc. implemented by Mahintana Foundation, Inc. in partnership with LGU-Polomolok, BLGU-Cannery, Dole Kaugnay and LEAD Trio and UEWMPC, the Bamboo House Project’s goal is to help establish a sustainable ecotourism site in Polomolok by constructing bamboo-based village through the application of the technical skills acquired from the Learning Visit and Bamboo House Construction Workshop in Green Village, Bali Indonesia on June 16-18, 2017 by 12 representatives LGU Polomolok, Unified Engineering Works MPC, Crossing Palkan Bamboo Association, Darwin Glass and Supply, and Mahintana Foundation. The groundbreaking was done on March 20, 2018.