Region Website No. 12

COVID 19: 100 Registered Fisherfolks Receive Food Packs in the Province of South Cotabato

BFAR Rehiyon Dose supported 100 Registered Fisherfolks in the province of South Cotabato by distributing food packs that each contained five (5) kilograms rice, one (1) pack bihon, 1/2 kg dried fish, one (1) pack biscuits, three (3) sachets coffee, one (1) pack palm oil, one (1) pack vinegar, one (1) can corned beef and one (1) can beef loaf. The food packs distribution kicked-off on May 5, 2020 at the Municipality of Polomolok, South Cotabato and ended at Tiboli, South Cotabato on May 6, 2020.

The following are the City and Municipalities with the total number of fisherfolk’s recipients: Polomolok (10), Tampakan (15), Koronadal City (10), Tantangan (10), Banga (10), Norala (6), Sto.Niño (12), Lake Sebu (10) and Tboli (17).

The activity was facilitated by PFO Butch Jamiro, Jr. and his staff, with the support extended from the Agriculturist Officers and Fishery Coordinators from the nine (9) City/Municipalities.


Image may contain: 5 people, people standing and outdoorPFO Butch Jamiro (center) and Fishery Coordinator of Polomolok, Randy Aguinaldo (behind in white polo shirt) together with the fisherfolk beneficiaries of Polomolok.

Image may contain: one or more people and outdoorFishery Coordinator, Diony Uyasan (left) and PFO representative Roel Marabulas (right) with the beneficiaries of Sto. Niño, South Cotabato.
 Image may contain: 1 person, standing and outdoorFisherfolk beneficiaries of Banga, South Cotabato, together with the Fishery Coordinator, Richard Dondiego (center) and PFO representative, Roel Marabulas (second from left) and PFO Butch Jamiro (second from right). Image may contain: one or more people, people standing, child and outdoorFishery Coordinator, Dearly Tosoc (second from left) receives ten (10) foodpacks for the fisherfolk beneficiaries of Lake Sebu, South Cotabato.