PNHS conducts Biodiversity Strips Assessment

Mahintana 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.

It 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 March 2020.

BBGTF convenes for reorientation

On January 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.

The body 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.  

We are hiring!

We are looking for one (1) Project Officer:

  • Preferably an Information Technology or Computer Science graduate
  • With good oral and written communication and leadership skills
  • Willing to be assigned in Sultan Kudarat and North Cotabato areas
  • With driver’s license
  • Willing to do fieldwork
  • With good moral character

Application letters must be addressed to:

THE PRESIDENT & CEO
Mahintana Foundation, Inc.
Cannery Housing, Cannery Site
Polomolok, South Cotabato
(083) 500-2796
mahintana_mfi@yahoo.com

Applicants may submit their application requirements (application letter, resume, and TOR) thru our email address or in person to our office.

We are hiring!

Mahintana is in need of the following:

1.) One (1) Agronomy graduate with the following qualifications:

  • With good oral and written communication skills
  • With driver’s license
  • Willing to do fieldwork
  • With good moral character

2.) One (1) Food Technology/ Hotel & Restaurant Management graduate with the following qualifications:

  • With good oral and written communication skills
  • Willing to do fieldwork
  • With good moral character

Interested applicants may submit their application letter, resume, Transcript of Records and other pertinent documents to mahintana_mfi@yahoo.com addressed to:

THE PRESIDENT & CEO
Mahintana Foundation, Inc.
Cannery Housing, Cannery Site
Polomolok, South Cotabato

MAFI benchmarks MFI’s R2R Program

Mahintana 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.

LGU Lake Sebu maps businesses using ODK

RESOURCEGov 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.

MFI facilitates BBGTF Meeting

Mahintana 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.

The 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.

MFI holds TFP2K Meeting

Mahintana 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.