MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, March 28 (PIA) – To culminate the Women’s Month celebration and honor the crucial role of women in nation building, the provincial government here held the civic parade, Binisayang Awit ug Sayaw contest and Search for Most Outstanding Woman 2017 on March 28 at the Provincial Capitol grounds.
Local and national line government agencies, civil society organizations and various women’s group converged at the Mambajao Public Plaza for the civic parade. The parade ended at the Provincial Capitol Grounds where the Binisayang Awit ug Sayaw was held.
In her message, Provincial Governor Ma. Luisa Romualdo urged the residents of Camiguin to help maintain the cleanliness and being plastic-free of the province. For her, taking care of the environment is a way to show love for women and their children.
Also, to provide better opportunities for the women in the province, Romualdo highlighted the ice cream making skills training that the local government in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has provided recently.
The primary ingredient used in the ice cream is the fresh milk obtained from the Camiguin Dairy Farm and Romualdo stressed that the project was first intended to combat malnutrition among school-aged children but later on, they found out that such produce could also help women in becoming effective entrepreneurs.
The provincial government is also positive that with their initiatives, change that would work for women is slowly taking place.(RTP/PIA10)