Mahintana Foundation Inc. (MFI) welcomed the Sarangani Provincial Bamboo Industry Development Team (SPBDIT) and the Department of Trade and Industry-Sarangani (DTI-Sarangani) in the Bamboo House on October 23, 2020. The activity is part of the Sarangani’s Learning Mission on Bamboo Plantation and Processing Centers that seeks to gain exposure and knowledge on bamboo-based projects in SOCSKSARGEN esp. on how South Cotabato is leading in the promotion of bamboo industry in the region.
Dolefil-assisted Program (DAP) Coordinator shared the about MFI’s bamboo house and crafts, while SOLARES Project Coordinator presented the integration of solar energy into bamboo house. As an agreement, MFI can ask assistance from DTI-Sarangani on capacity development trainings for bamboo industry. However, DTI-Sarangani’s capital outlay for 2020 activities was aligned to the COVID-19 response.