Extension Community Development

Community Development (ComDev) Program 

     Through effort and commitment, the office in collaboration with the colleges and other offices, they supported in the development of communities by implementing various extension activities and projects. This year, the program had assisted in identifying the needs of the community and matched these needs with the training/ activities conducted within the capabilities of the institution towards sustainable development.

Some of the training/activities conducted are the following:

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1. Community Development Program in Barangay Balanti, Tarlac City. Presented the Draft Community Development Work Plan with the school officials, barangay officials, and other representatives.

Painted wall murals on Balanti Elementary School and Balanti Day Care Center.
2. Community-Based Development Program in Barangay Batang-Batang, Victoria, Tarlac

Supported the citizens through multifaceted workshops/ trainings for women, children and community.

Various trainings and skills trainings were also conducted for the Teachers and Rural Women such as:
Seminar Workshops on Action Research; Measure of Tendency; Position and Variability; How to Treat Head Lice; Test Differences; Test for Relationship; Mushroom Culture and Propagation; Food Quality and Safety; Statistical Package for the Social Science; and Analysis of Variance).
3. Project RICH (Reach, Improve, Commit and Help) in Barangay Trinidad, Tarlac City Provided services through a feeding program for the identified severely wasted students of Trinidad Elementary School, and Physical and Laboratory Test in partnership with the Philippine Association of Medical Technologists (PAMET) -Tarlac Chapter.  COED
4. Community Development Program at Don Florencio P. Buan Elementary School (DFPBES) in San Luis, Tarlac Conducted Physical and Laboratory Test for the pupils and residents of DFPBES. COS
5. Alay Gabay Project in the Municipality of Gerona, Tarlac

The project was conceptualized to promote the Psychological Well-Being, Healing and Reintegration of Children in Conflict with the Law (CICL) /Children At Risk (CAR) / Children Need of Special Protection (CNSP) /Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC).

Social Workers in the Municipality, parents/guardians of the CICL/were already oriented on the said objectives of the project.
6. DAR-ARCESS (Department of Agrarian Reform- Agrarian Reform Communities Connectivity and Economic Support Services) Project Phase II to Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organization (ARBOs) in Hacienda Luisita Beneficiaries were converted into Cooperative and were given Certificates of Registration and Compliance issued by the Cooperative Development Authority.

Conducted various Agricultural Extension Services (AES) and Business Development Services (BDS) such as training on vegetable Production and Orchard Establishment and Study Tour at Magalang, Pampanga.

7. Asosasyon ng Katutubong Mahawang (AKMA), Inc.

Conducted consultation meeting with the stakeholder in preparation for Ancestral Domain Sustainable Development and Protection Plan Application and took video coverage of the “Mamaloy Baboy” ritual at Barangay Aranguren, Capas, Tarlac.

AKMA representatives were invited to participate in the seminar entitled, Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title Delineation (CADT).

Conducted Historical Reading to the Indigenous People to acquire official documents pertaining to the issues and concerns in the acquisition of CADT which were relentlessly being clamored by AKMA.

Conducted GIS Mapping of the Indigenous Communities in Capas, Tarlac with the assistance of the Provincial Government of Tarlac.