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Province of Ilocos Sur

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Pre-schoolers in Nagbukel Ilocos Sur Receive  Free Supply of Ilocos Sur Dairy Milk

Nagbukel Ilocos Sur - In order to address the problem of malnutrition, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur has initiated an outline to meet the needs of the undernourished children. Through the establishment of the Ilocos Sur Dairy Production and Processing Center, the province is able to produce dairy milk to be given free to all pre-schoolers in all barangays. Last August 10, 2017, Governor Ryan Singson together with other provincial officials led the distribution of dairy milk and feeding program to the children of Nagbukel, Ilocos Sur. Aside from this, the governor promised 120 days supply of dairy milk for them. “We have enough supply of dairy milk in the province so we will distribute this to all the children where there are identified malnourished not only here in Nagbukel but in the entire province. And to the parents, you must keep and help your children drink the milk we will be supplying for them so that hopefully within the range of four months they will gain weight and that numbers of children who are malnourished will be reduced.” Last July 11, 2017, Gov. Singson in collaboration with Philippine Carabao Center at the Mariano Marcos State University (PCC at MMSU) opened the Ilocos Sur Dairy Production and Processing Facility in Barangay Cabangaran Santa Ilocos Sur. Gov. Ryan said that one of the main goals in establishing a dairy center in the province is to address the increasing number of undernourished children in the province. As recommended by the Provincial Nutrition Council (PNC) and the Department Of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the dairy products should be given during the feeding programs for the local school children. The Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur ensures that the supply to be given to the children is enough. With this, they targeted not only the municipality of Nagbukel but the entire province. Aside from that they will also bring the said product to all the municipalities of the province and all retail stores serve as one of the income generating program of the PGIS. People of Nagbukel Ilocos Sur thanked the Governor thru their Municipal Mayor Hon. Amalia Cabrera.

Pre-schoolers in Nagbukel Ilocos Sur Receive  Free Supply of Ilocos Sur Dairy Milk

Nagbukel Ilocos Sur - In order to address the problem of malnutrition, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur has initiated an outline to meet the needs of the undernourished children. Through the establishment of the Ilocos Sur Dairy Production and Processing Center, the province is able to produce dairy milk to be given free to all pre-schoolers in all barangays. Last August 10, 2017, Governor Ryan Singson together with other provincial officials led the distribution of dairy milk and feeding program to the children of Nagbukel, Ilocos Sur. Aside from this, the governor promised 120 days supply of dairy milk for them. “We have enough supply of dairy milk in the province so we will distribute this to all the children where there are identified malnourished not only here in Nagbukel but in the entire province. And to the parents, you must keep and help your children drink the milk we will be supplying for them so that hopefully within the range of four months they will gain weight and that numbers of children who are malnourished will be reduced.” Last July 11, 2017, Gov. Singson in collaboration with Philippine Carabao Center at the Mariano Marcos State University (PCC at MMSU) opened the Ilocos Sur Dairy Production and Processing Facility in Barangay Cabangaran Santa Ilocos Sur. Gov. Ryan said that one of the main goals in establishing a dairy center in the province is to address the increasing number of undernourished children in the province. As recommended by the Provincial Nutrition Council (PNC) and the Department Of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the dairy products should be given during the feeding programs for the local school children. The Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur ensures that the supply to be given to the children is enough. With this, they targeted not only the municipality of Nagbukel but the entire province. Aside from that they will also bring the said product to all the municipalities of the province and all retail stores serve as one of the income generating program of the PGIS. People of Nagbukel Ilocos Sur thanked the Governor thru their Municipal Mayor Hon. Amalia Cabrera.

Eye Care Mission serves hundreds of Ilocosurians

Vigan City Ilocos Sur- About six hundred Ilocosurians have availed the free eye check-up services brought for the people of Ilocos Sur by Governor Ryan Singson and was conducted by the Eye Care We Care Foundation from Makati City Philippines and the Ladies for Ryan held at Gabriela Silang General Hospital last August 5 & 6 this year. Governor Ryan during the said activity stretched, “As long as there are Ilocosurians, brothers or sisters that are in need of our services, we will continue reaching each of them.” Dedicated to saving and making lives better for the less privileged here in Ilocos Sur having limited access to health services mainly those who are in upland municipalities. This activity was in line with the group’s social development plan. Services rendered range from eye examination, eye refraction, and glaucoma testing going to the eye pathology stage in order to see the kind of diseases the individuals have. The recipients also received prescription medicines and both reading and regular eyeglasses, all for free. According to one of the members of the Eye Care We Care Mission, this is their first time here in Ilocos Sur and even the farthest mission they had. All the materials needed such as reading and regular eye glasses for the beneficiaries and all the funds for this mission are all donations coming from the United States. The manpower from the Team Eye Care We Care are all well trained volunteers. Mrs. Patch Singson, President of Ladies for Ryan, during the interview said, “All Ilosurians who are diagnosed for operation, their surgery will be scheduled on this coming October 2017 with the same foundation.” Meanwhile, Mrs Catherine Escopel thanked the governor and the foundation for bringing such eye mission like this. “Thank you Gov. Ryan, for giving us the opportunity to have an eye check-up, for we could not afford to go to private eye clinics” Escopel stressed. Among others that helped in this Eye Care Mission were the Ladies for Ryan, Inner Wheel Club – Makati, and National Council of Women of the Philippines and Women’s Rights Movement of the Philippines.

Ilocos Sur At 200 Years

Like branches of a tree, our lives may grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one. Call it a clan, a tribe, a family, whatever you call it, whoever you are; you still need to look back where you came from. Others say no sweeter moment than to return home. Who can resist going back to the province of Ilocos Sur where childhood memories, fruits of sacrifices and success served as your first base? 2018 will be a grand year for the province of Ilocos Sur in celebration of its 200-year of independence. At this early, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur is now preparing for the grandest and experience-full celebration in which each and every sector of the society is expected to take part for its success. The highlight of this event will be the Grand Global reunion to be held on February 2, 2018 but, the whole stretch of the said activity is in time with the Kannawidan celebration. This would be the time to showcase to the entire world the beauty, and culture of Ilocos Sur through Kannawidan Festival. The Local Chief Executives commit themselves to host the Global reunion in coordination with the Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur. As expected, Ilocosurians living abroad who will go back home will also attend the Global Reunion and other activities set for them. In order to reach all “kababayans”, convince them to go home and participate in the said occasion, the information arm of the provincial government channeled even thru social media the campaign dubbed as “Intayon 2018” (an iloco term which means, let’s go back home). As the provincial government prepares for this bicentennial celebration, Governor Ryan Luis Singson wholeheartedly invites everyone to be a part of it, especially those Ilocosurians living abroad. He knocks on the door of every Ilocosurian to relay his message inviting every Ilocano around the world to go back to the province and feel the spirit of love. “Hold the chain and be part in uniting every Ilocano in the entire universe to ride in a plane and land in the province. Rest assured that 2018 will be full of fun and worth keeping memories,” Gov. Ryan added. Governor Ryan through his initiative ensures every Ilocosurian that the weeklong celebration will be worth it.

Caniaw Heritage and Eco-tourism Park to rise in Ilocos Sur

Bantay, Ilocos Sur- Fine beaches, majestic falls, adventurous experience and historical sites which become part of the history… these stunning spots keeps tourists from the different countries coming back in the Province of Ilocos Sur. For a sustainable tourism industry, Provincial Officers led by Governor Ryan Singson, tourism officers and other agencies led the ground breaking ceremony for the creation of Caniaw Heritage and Eco-tourism Park at Brgy. Taleb, Bantay, Ilocos Sur to harness and preserve the nature while developing the field of tourism in the province. Caniaw Heritage and Eco-tourism Park proposed project was funded by the provincial government. It is set to become another tourist destination in the province with adventurous activities to interact with the nature. It will cover a total land area of 20 hectares. Bike trail, camping sites, high and low roping activities, cottages, and function hall will be constructed within the area. The place is the sanctuary of a variety of fifty-five (55) kinds of mature trees and different kinds of species. To preserve the natural beauty and habitat of such species, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur works hand –in-hand with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in the construction of the proposed project. “Before pursuing this project we consulted the DENR to make sure that no single tree will be cut. All design was approved by them. We created the project not only for the sake of tourism but also to protect our nature and maintain the natural beauty,” Gov. Ryan conveyed. With its dense forestry and greenish surroundings, Caniaw Heritage and Eco-tourism Park can truly attract travellers where everybody can enjoy and appreciate the beauty of nature developed by the creative minds of humans to create a perfect sanctuary away from urban life.

 Kannawidan’s Pinaka Contest showcases Best Agricultural Assets in Ilocos Sur

The Kannawidan Festival brings an avenue to showcase the different agricultural and industrial products in the province. As part of the vital capital of Ilocos Sur, the farmers as well as the traders are given recognition through a special activity conducted for them. Different local agricultural products were displayed and showed to the public during the Agri-pinaka Contest. In here, the farmers vied for the prize for having the biggest, heaviest plus size and hybrid crops they have grown. The unusual sizes of crops attract many people to peek in to the different booths of agricultural products such as the heaviest cauli flower with 1.9 kilos, the biggest and longest upo with 3.9 kilograms width and 97 centimeters long, the biggest squash with 10 kilograms weight and with circumference of 115 centimeters and the biggest pepper with length of 70 centimeters. Governor Ryan Singson said in his message during the awarding ceremony, this goes to show that farming is one of the fundamental assets towards the province’ prosperity. His administration continues to prioritize agriculture to bring more developments and introduce more technology. He further averred that the best practice of Ilocos Sur in corn production is being duplicated by other provinces. “The other provinces signified their interest in adopting our best practices. We are very proud to share this to help more farmers in our country,” Gov Singson added. In order to attain sustainability and viability of the quality agricultural production of the local farmers, the Department of Agriculture (DA) Region 1 thru the Regional Agricultural Training Institute committed to help in marketing the different products. Training Center Superintendent Dr. Rogelio Evangelista emphasized the focus of the government on farming and enterprising. The goal is that every farmer should be an agriprenuer- a farmer at the same time an entrepreneur. Their products should not just pass on to middlemen and serve just as a producer. In the province of Ilocos Sur, the provincial government also gives importance of the different one town one product of the municipalities. Aside from the agri-pinaka contest, a trade fair was launched to showcase and to open bigger markets for these local products.

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