Tabuk City, Kalinga – In support of the food industry in the locality, the Department of Trade and Industry-Kalinga launched the Shared Service Facility on Water Filtration for the Holy Trinity Cathedral Multi-Purpose Cooperative (HTCMPC), Bulanao Centro, Tabuk City, Kalinga on February 15, 2022.
The complete set facility consists of a standby generator and start-up gallon containers amounting to P1,395,000.
According to Jeffrey Pasikan of DTI-Kalinga, the project was conceptualized to provide a safe water source to the general public, especially to the members of the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the food processing and food services sector catered by HTCMPC.
“The HTCMPC is a recipient conduit of the P3 (Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso) wholesale financing program of the Small Business Guarantee Finance Corporation, an attached bureau of DTI, which caters to member MSMEs in the food processing and food services sector,” added Pasikan.
The ceremonial launching was graced by Reginald Wacas, who represented Congressman Allen Jesse Mangaoang, Governor Ferdinand Tubban, and DTI-Kalinga Provincial Director Renie Ramos, Rt. Rev. Hilary A. Pasikan Jr., HTCMPC Manager Graciana Tombaga, and other personnel.
Meanwhile, Tombaga took to social media her expression of gratitude to ‘all those who in one way or the other made the success of launching our shared service facilities "TRIUNE WATER,"’ adding that a lot of projects are set to be undertaken considering the development plan based on the survey of their members.
The Office of the Congressman, Governor Tubban, and DTI-Kalinga also assured their support for undertakings prioritizing the recovery of MSMEs.
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