Cadiz swine raisers ventures into marketing, inaugurates meat shop stall
Starting out as just an ordinary livelihood, the Caridad Hog Raisers Association is slowly making a mark for its exceptional accomplishment in terms of business management. Under the Department of Agriculture’s Philippine Rural Development Project (DA-PRDP), a group composed of backyard swine raisers is now able to put up its own meat shop stall, the
With a strong support from the provincial government of Negros Occidental, members of the association are confident in managing and selling their own produce, thus, generating a higher income.
Leading the inauguration was Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio V. Lacson who lauded the organization for their expansion initiative. “This is an excellent idea. As an association, you don’t just limit yourselves into raising and breeding swine. This also makes you in-charge of the marketing and pricing of your produce,” he said.
Governor Lacson also called on the officers of the association to maintain its integrity especially when the full operation commences for a more sustainable livelihood project.
DA-PRDP Visayas Cluster Deputy Project Director Engr. Jose Albert Barrogo also boosted the morale of the association members by identifying the Caridad Hog Raisers Association as “one of the emerging and successful enterprises in the whole Visayas.”
The livelihood project was also realized through the Provincial Veterinary Office and the Alliance of Hog Raisers Associations of Negros Occidental (AHRANO).
Present in the activity were Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator and Provincial Project Management and Implementation Unit (PPMIU) Head Dr. Ma. Lina Sanogal; HRANO president Cynthia Dela Cruz; PPMIU Assistant Head Dr. Narissa Lemoncito, and Cadiz City Veterinarian Dr. Josue Rabang, among others.