MAFAR PROVIDES MOTORIZED PUMP BOATS WITH FISHING GEAR TO FISHERFOLK IN PAGALUNGAN
MAGUINDANAO DEL SUR – To address the needs of local fishermen, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR) handed over ten (10) units of motorized pump boats equipped with fishing gear to the fishermen of Barangay Kudal, Municipality of Pagalungan on December 28.
Ust. Abdulkadir Abdulmaguid, a grateful beneficiary of this initiative, expressed his heartfelt thanks to the Bangsamoro Government and the MAFAR for addressing the needs of the community.
“Nagpapasalamat kami sa Pamunuan ng Bangsamoro Government at sa opisina ng MAFAR sa tulong na ibinigay sa amin na maaaring maging pangunahing source ng kabuhayan namin. Ang mga ganitong uri ng intervention ay napakahalaga sa aming pang-araw-araw na pamumuhay dito sa aming lugar,” emphasized Ust. Abdulkadir.
This project, funded under the Bangsamoro Special Development Fund (SDF), aims to empower former combatants with their agri-fishery activities and provide economic opportunities.
The turnover ceremony was witnessed by a representative from the office of MP Abdullah B. Hashim and officials from MAFAR-SDF.