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By: Dunkin Lee H. Gaerlan, PITO-La Union

The month-long celebration of La Union Provincial Cooperative Month formally opened on October 5, 2016 at the Plaza Gazebo, City of San Fernando, La Union with this year’s theme ‘“Cooperatives: The Catalyst of Change Through Poverty Eradication and Social Transformation.”

One of the highlights of the program is the opening of tiangge showcasing local products of cooperatives from the different municipalities of La Union. The Provincial Health Office (PHO) offered free blood sugar and blood pressure examination. There were also pampering activities and hair cutting conducted by Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). Set of livelihood trainings and capability seminars were scheduled for the members of cooperatives will such as Malunggay & Kalabasa Noodle-making; Governance & management cooperatives; effective communication skills; capability building on Revised IRR of RA 9520 & other issuance; basic computer programming; packaging/labeling; and balloon designing.
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