Women in Agriculture: Boosting participation through post-harvest activities


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by: Reynelle A. Cariño Seeing each day as another chance for great opportunities, Benedicta always wakes up early in the morning, prepares her family’s breakfast, visits her ‘kalamyas’ stored in the kitchen with ‘saba’ bananas, waters her organic vegetables, and … Continue reading

Provincial Government to hold ‘Serbisyong Tama Caravan’ in Los Baños

Serbisyong Tama Caravan will be held this coming Friday, May 22, 7 AM at the Paciano Rizal Park near the old Municipal Hall.

According to an announcement on Gov. Ramil Hernandez’s Facebook page, the Serbisyong Tama Caravan shall offer various free services to the public such as medical, dental, and optical check-ups and medicines.

The program will also offer free legal consultation, animal vaccination, plants and seedlings, haircut, and facial treatments. Alongside the free services, there will be livelihood trainings, a feeding program for children and a job fair participated by local and international employment agencies.

The provincial government of Laguna partnered with the municipal government of Los Baños as part of its town-to-town conduct of the program. Serbisyong Tama Caravan has been conducted on neighboring cities and towns such as San Pablo, Cabuyao, Calamba, Biñan, Santa Rosa, Siniloan, Nagcarlan, Kalayaan, and Liliw. The provincial government will partner up with other towns and cities in Laguna to continue offering the program’s services to more people. (Press Release)

Running for the Future: LB trains youth in running


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by:  Dionelyn E. Servanez  5, everything seemed to move in slow pace 4, hearts were racing, pounding fiercely within their chest 3, people takes in a deep breath to release the tension 2, eyes focused preparing to hear the signal … Continue reading

‘Farmers’ to ‘Farmer-Entrepreneurs’: PCAARRD-LGU collaborate to teach farmers about marketing


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by: Johanna Marie F. Drece “Napakamura na nga ng benta mo tapos babaratin ka pa,” said the frustrated farmer, Mang Nestor. Just like any other small-scale farmer in Los Baños, Laguna, 65-year old Nestor Pamulaklakin of Brgy. Maahas wants to … Continue reading

Business Opportunities for Ambulant Vendors Outside UPLB


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by: Renz Louie V. Celeridad “… kasi nung kami ay nag-start diyan, pinagbabawalan kami diyan sa UP. Nagtitinda kami doon, patago. Halimbawa dumating ang mga security, nagtatakbuhan kami. Tinatago namin yung mga paninda. Hanggang sa nagkaro’n ng habulan. Isa ako … Continue reading