• Calinog, Iloilo – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) affirmed the reliability of the relocation site for the families affected by Iloilo’s biggest irrigation project.


    The affirmation came after the geohazard assessment conducted by the MGB together with the National Irrigation Administration (NIA), proponent of the Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project Stage II (JRMP II) and the National Housing Authority (NHA) on October 22, 2015. 


  • Calinog, Iloilo – Members of the Indigenous Peoples (IPs) here covered by the Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project Stage II (JRMP II) availed skills training offered by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). Dubbed Training for Work Scholarship Program (TWSP), it is an entitlement for the affected families ensured through strong partnership with TESDA and with the fervent support of TESDA 6 Regional Director Toni June Tamayo.

  • Calinog, Iloilo – Kerosene lamps and torches are now articles of the past for the Indigenous Peoples (IP) families of Barangay Cahigon, this town. What used to be an elusive dream for them in the mountainous area has become a reality when their request for electrification was heed and granted.  60 IP households were initially provided with electricity by the Iloilo II Electric Cooperative (ILECO II) through the Barangay Line Enhancement Program (BLEP).