PAMANA IN NEW CORELLA. Director Priscilla N. Razon of DSWD and Mayor Nestor L. Alcoran of New Corella sign on Monday the Memorandum of Agreement for the implementation of the Kalahi-CIDSS PAMANA project in the town with a funding of Php 6 million. PAMANA or Payaya at Masaganang Pamayanan funds peace-promoting community projects.Witnessing the event are local government officials of New Corella and representatives of Davao Del Norte provincial government and national agencies.

In her message Director Razon urged participants who were mostly barangay captains and municipal department heads, “Let us unite and work together for peace and development. Let us strive so that we can really carry out the three cycles of PAMNA…We all have a role to play in attaining peace and development. This is a collective effort of stakeholders and key players.”

In his response, Mayor Alcoran said, “We must manage the projects well because I know there are still more programs to come if we again succeed in this.” He also cited the abundance of DSWD projects in the town such as Pantawid Pamilya, Supplementary Feeding, Social Pension and Livelihood opportunities.

Following the Signing was the Ground Breaking Rites in Barangay Mambing for the construction of Modified Shelter units for 33 families whose houses collapsed in the aftermath of Typhoon Pablo. (DSWD)