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Solar-powered water system cuts costs and burdens of families in Capaculan, Masbate

by: Ami Dasig Salazar and Renan Penagunda

November 2022

On ordinary days, residents of Brgy. Capaculan in Milagros, Masbate would travel 1.3 kilometers to get drinking water for their families. But one day, instead of traveling far, the residents gathered around the fetching centers of a newly constructed water system in their barangay. They were waiting with bated breaths to see if water will really flow out of the faucets once these are opened. Cheers erupted as soon as they saw water coming out of the faucets. “Yehey”,“Thank you’s” and “Our efforts were fruitful!” can be heard from them. . Indeed, their hard work and perseverance as members of Samahan para sa Pagsulong at Pag-unlad ng Capaculan (SPPC) have paid off.

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by PDMU, February 2023

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Cordon's Garden of Stories

by: Ami Dasig Salazar - RADU

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One year after the height of COVID-19 pandemic, the residents of Sitio Bimmangon prepared to rise up from the setbacks they have endured during the lockdown. One of their plans was to implement a backyard vegetable garden project. But it was not your ordinary vegetable planting concept. They held several contests to encourage more participants in a competitive but fun way. When the alert level was lowered which allowed inter-regional travels, staff from Outreach Philippines Inc. (OPI) were able to interview the winners of these contests. We now invite you to come and visit the Garden of Stories in Cordon, Isabela. Read more

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