The Provincial Cooperative Office, headed by Ms. Minda V. Regis, conducted a Manok Pinoy Dispersal/Distribution activity under the Alternative Livelihood Program for COVID-19 Affected Cooperatives on Thursday, July 8, 2021.
 
Each operating cooperative beneficiary received forty (40) heads of Manok Pinoy, one (1) sack of feeds, and one (1) pack of vitamins. The PCO distributed the 1st batch on March 26, catering six (6) coops; 2nd batch on April 30, 25 coops; and 3rd batch on July 8, for 25 coops.
 
“More cooperatives will avail our Alternative Livelihood Program since we have 106 beneficiaries in total… We will announce the next batch of beneficiaries soon,” Ms. Regis said.
 
The coronavirus pandemic is affecting not just the health but also the livelihoods of people around the world. In the Philippines, many have been unable to work because of strict quarantine measures. Thus, Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimrporo is firm in helping the constituents lessen the impact of the pandemic through promoting livelihood programs in Lanao del Norte, ‘The Land of Beauty and Bounty’. PIO-LDN