Community Productivity through Utilization of Technology and Enhancement of Resources (COMPUTER) Program and GAD Gender Responsive Advocacy to Change and Enable (GRACE) Program conducted a joint culminating activity at Sto. Tinago, Brgy. Anahaw, Hinigaran, Negros Occidental in partnership with Anahaw Integrated Young Farmers and Workers Association (AIYFAWA) on December 10, 2022.
The event kicked-off with a clean-up drive and Zumba session. After some preliminaries and opening remarks from COMMPUTER Program Leader Gaily Rey April M. Guzon, resource speaker Geraldine D. Edano, RN, gave a talk on health, hygiene, and sanitation. This was in line with CHMSU’s participation in the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women. Alijis Campus GAD Coordinator Ma. Hanna Grace M. Lopez, PhD followed with the Pledge of Commitment and GAD Director Elvie S. Samson, PhD gave her inspirational message. First aid kits were distributed to the participants.
As part of COMPUTER Program, the organizers held an Innovative Cooking Contest and Pot-making Contest.
In the afternoon, participants received certificates of completion for programs namely, 1) Exploring Value-Chain of the Agricultural Products for Sustainable Business for 4H Anahaw Integrated Young Farmers and Workers Association, 2) Project CLEAN: Community Livelihood and Education for Anahaw Now, 3) GAD GRACE, and 4) Vermicopost Sieving Device Training and 4H AIYFAWA Vermiculture Management System.
The event ended with the awarding of contest winners and closing remarks from COMPUTER Program Monitor In-charge Jennifer P. Juaneza.
Photos courtesy of GAD Office.