KATROPA : shaping men to strengthen families

If only one can specialize in school to improve parenting skills, fathers and future dads will probably take advantage of the opportunity. A dysfunctional family is the result of poor parenting and the KAlalakihang Tapat sa Responsibilidad at Obligasyon sa PAmilya (KATROPA) helps shape men on their role to strengthen the foundation and helps save families. To mobilize men as … Read more

After Care Family Counseling: Engaging the family on the journey to recovery

For families of Recovering Drug Dependents (RDDs), the key to recovery is conscious awareness and open-minded acceptance that everyone is responsible and involved in the difficult journey to recovery of their family member. That is why home visitation and family counselling are needed. Aftercare and follow-up are an integral component of the treatment and rehabilitation … Read more

Farmers, vendors launch organic vegetable market and trading center

The city government launched the Organic Grower’s Vegetable Market and Agricultural Commodity Trading Center at the Satellite Market, Chinatown, Brgy. GPS, Koronadal City. This initiative was realized through the City Economic Enterprise and Development Office and City Agriculture Office, with the participation of members of Koronadal Organic Vegetable Growers Association (KORVEGA). The market and trading … Read more

BEP evaluators set to discuss recommendations to the 27 barangays

The 2020 Barangay Empowerment Program (BEP) evaluators will convene the 27 barangays. This was agreed by the evaluators in both rural and urban categories after the thorough discussion of various recommendations and suggestions raised during the post-evaluation deliberation. Koronadal City Mayor Eliordo Ogena is supporting the action by offering the group the same initiative. He … Read more

City Vet suspends traditional house-to-house vaccination against rabies

The City Veterinary Office (City Vet) had temporarily suspended their traditional house-to-house anti-rabies vaccination and replaced it with another method by means of installing stations in the puroks. City Veterinarian Dr. Charlemagne Calo said the action taken is geared to protect the vaccinators and pet owners against the covid-19 pandemic especially that there was already … Read more

City Vet confirm possibility of ASF entry in Koronadal

The city veterinary office is seeing a high possibility of African Swine fever (ASF) entry in the City of Koronadal. City Veterinarian Dr. Charlemagne Calo said, the virus disease is already in the region wherein Municipalities of Magpet, Arakan, and Pres. Roxas of Cotabato Province and Glan of Sarangani are presently contaminated. He also said … Read more

City gov’t hopes to provide wholistic Aftercare support

To meet the immediate and longer-term care needs of the Recovering Drug Dependent (RDD) discharged in the rehabilitation center, the City Anti -Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) aftercare team is set to offer an 18-month “wholistic” Aftercare support. After the program was launched on July 17, 2020, the aftercare team underwent a series of capacity building … Read more

Barangays showcase best practices in Best Performing Search

27 Barangays of the city showcased its best, promising and emerging practices in governance in the recently concluded first evaluation round for the Search for Best Performing Barangay which runs from 14 July to 13 August 2020. “This is a program that is one of its kind, I believe, probably throughout the country. We have mobilized the 27 barangays towards … Read more

250 persons caught for COVID-19 protocol violations in 2nd quarter

Since the first community quarantine, around 250 violators were apprehended for violating public health safety measures in the city, according to a report from Koronadal City Police Station (Koronadal CPS) from the month of April to July 2020. Most of the violators were caught violating social distancing protocols and non-wearing of face masks, says Public … Read more

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