Foundation, Inc. in partnership with the Polomolok National High School
conducted a Biodiversity Strips Assessment (BSA) at Field 113B/C, 116C, 112B
gullies, Brgy. Polo, and field 109A/B gullies, Brgy. Cannery Site, Polomolok,
South Cotabato on January 15, 2020. PNHS teachers and students surveyed their assigned
areas to document, assess, and observe the current condition of the macroflora
and macrofauna composition in the said areas.
was agreed during the activity, that PNHS shall have a follow through assessment
on February and they also agreed to submit their report output by the end of
10, 2020, Mahintana Foundation Inc. facilitated the Barangay Bantay Gully Task
Force (BBGTF) Reorientation
activity at Mahintana Conference Room,
Cannery Housing, Brgy. Cannery Site, Polomolok. The activity aims to capacitate
BBGTF members pertaining environmental laws and policies (both national and
local) which tackles Solid Waste Management (ESWM), tips on
apprehensions, and the BBGTF legal basis.
agreed the following: a) LGU Polomolok, MENRO and BLGUs to identify enterprise
owners and operators within Polomolok; b) the BLGUs shall adopt the Responsible
Pet Ownership Ordinance; c) schedule of the BBGTF monthly meeting will be on
January 31, 2020.
Foundation approved the Kinilis Potable Water System Rehabilitation Project
proposed by Matutum Coffee Producers’ Association (MCPA) in partnership with
Mahintana Foundation Inc. The project aims to rehabilitate the existing
dilapidated water system to sustain access to safe drinking water of IP
community in Purok 8, Kinilis, Polomolok, South Cotabato.
The 4-month project, starting from December 27, 2019 to June
30, 2020, will benefit at least 205 households or 1,044 individuals of Brgy.
Kinilis. The project costs Php 1,051,649.82 with the counterpart of Php
220,080.00 from Dolefil, Mahintana, MCPA, and the BLGU.
Foundation, Inc. (MFI) through
the Ridge-to-Reef (R2R) Program facilitated
the Mt. Apo Foundation, Inc. (MAFI)
benchmarking of R2R’s projects and interventions at Cannery Community Nursery, Bamboo House, Brgy. Cannery Site and Salol and
Awas Rivers, Brgy. Koronadal Proper, Polomolok on December 19, 2019. The main purpose of the activity is to
showcase R2R Program’s projects and interventions on the preservation and
conservation of the environment to MAFI.
2 Project facilitated the 3-day orientation and mock ODK-based business mapping
of LGU Lake Sebu on December 16-18, 2019. A total of
fourteen participants (Male 10, Female 4) participated in the said activity. Participants
included selected staff from Municipal Treasurer’s Office, Municipal Assessor’s
Office, Municipal Health Office, and Human Resources Office, and MLGOO Ms. Maria Fe T. Soto.
On the first day, Project Officer Mr. Jan Solomon
Edrozo and Project Documenter Ms. Lorielyn Patoc-Capulso conducted the ODK
workshop that aimed for the LGU staff to make ODK-based tax mapping form. The
next two days, the participants mapped the businesses in the 8 barangays
nearest the municipal hall namely: Poblacion, Lamdalag, Luhib, Lahit,
Lake Seloton, Bacdulong, Talisay, and Takunel. Overall, the activity surveyed
over 165 businesses. In the application status of the businesses mapped, 72%
(119 of 165) business renewed their application, 23% (39 of 165) were still new
in their status, and 4% (7 of 165) were not yet renewed.
Mr. Ernane V. Blonto, a staff of
the Business Permit and Licensing Office, promised that their office will adapt
and continue what the RESOURCEGov 2 project has initiated starting by ensuring
their own tablets for business tax mapping purposes. Hon. Floro S. Gandam, the Municipal
Mayor of Lake Sebu, also expressed his continual support to the projects of
Mahintana, especially the RESOURCEGov 2 Project.
Foundation, Inc. conducted and facilitated the meeting for the Barangay Bantay
Gully Task Force at SRC Conference
Room, Cannery Housing, Brgy. Cannery Site, Polomolok on December 18, 2019.
agenda of the meeting was the presentation of 2019 incident reports, updating
on BBGTF performance, review of BBGTF Executive Order and Memorandum of Agreement,
and mode of reporting and schedule of meetings for 2020.
Mahintana Foundation, Inc. (MFI) presented the 2019 Accomplishments of the Ridge-to-Reef (R2R) Program and Zero Open Defecation
(ZOD) Program to the Association
of Barangay Captains (ABC) at
Liga ng mga Barangay Office,2nd Floor, Municipal Gymnasium, Poblacion,
Polomolok on December 12, 2019.
Foundation, Inc. facilitated the Task Force Polomolok Kalikasan at
Kaligtasan (TFP2K) Follow-Through
Meeting at Mahintana Conference Room, Cannery
Housing, Brgy. Cannery Site, Polomolok on December 11, 2019.
The agenda of the meeting was focused on the key agreements noted during
the TFP2K Action Planning activity held on November 20-21, 2019 at The Barn by
Mamay’s Payag, Pioneer Avenue, Poblacion, Polomolok. The agenda is about the Environmental and Natural Resources (ENR) Laws &
Policies (Charcoal Production, Air Pollution, Solid Waste), Pineapple
Plantations, Tree Growing Activities, Capacity Development, Mapping, and Standard
Dimension for Public Vehicles.