BRAC Learning Center Recognition Day Activities in LaSur

October 10, 2017 // Leave a Comment

Recognition Day is the finale of all hard work and a year of study.  The day marks another momentous event in the lives of students and their families and in the history of Maradeca Inc. BRAC Learning Center in Lanao del Sur, as people gather and celebrate success Visitors, parents, and active mentors were welcomed to the Recognition Day Program by no less than Maradeca Executive Director Salic B. Ibrahim., Office Manager Sinab D. Ibrahim. Learning Facilitators, the Project Coordinators, including Barangay and Municipal officials. The program in a Recognition usually starts with a processional, approaching the stage, led by…

The DAR-IARCSDP Project

October 10, 2017 // Leave a Comment

The Agricultural Entrepreneurial Development Services (AEDS) evolved from Department of Agrarian (DAR) – Italian Agrarian Reform Community Development Service Program (IARCDSP) that funded a 6-month intervention of MARADECA in the five (5) identified municipalities of Lanao del Sur. The main thrust of the DAR-IARCDSP project is to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of the beneficiaries in the ARMM with the objective of increasing  and stabilizing the beneficiaries’ income and improve access to key services. A package of undertakings like cross visits to other agrarian reform beneficiaries in other regions particularly in Region XI, sixteen weeks of farmers…

MARADECA Organizes Training on Climate Change Adaptation with DAR-IARCDSP

September 25, 2017 // Leave a Comment

About Forty (40) representatives from ten (10) municipalities of Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur attended a Training on Climate Change Adaptation on February 6 – 9, 2017. The training was organized by MARADECA in cooperation with DAR-IARCDSP held at Cotabato City. The training process and outputs enabled the various MDRRMO to share their experiences and interesting reflections, with various topics ranging from mobilizing resources, identifying and reaching the targeted beneficiaries and doing the relief operations from planning to monitoring. The training provided the avenues to understand the LGUs’ capacities, role and contribution in Climate Change adaptation for the various issues…

Peace and Conflict Mapping Analysis

September 25, 2017 // Leave a Comment

The Peace and Conflict Mapping Analysis activity for Muslim identity was conducted on March 15-16 2017 for a mixed sector such as women, youth, TRL and community members at the Maradeca session hall. For the Christian identity which is also a mixed sector, the activity was conducted on March 18, 2017 at the MSU chapel in Marawi city. It was actively participated by (47)  participants consisting of fifteen (15) males and  (32) females from the selected four Barangays of Marawi City namely:  Barangay Lomidong, Bubonga Marawi, Biaba Damag, and Moncado Colony. Each Barangay had four representatives from each Muslim identity…

Seeds for Income Seeds for Long-term Livelihood

September 7, 2017 // Leave a Comment

MARADECA Inc, in partnership with Caritas Australia distributed vegetables seeds to the farmers in the four (4)  barangays, these are Barangay Diolangan and Salipongan of the Municipality of Bubong, Barangay Langi Talub of Masiu and Barangay Moriatao-Datu of Lumbayanague in Lanao del Sur Province. The provision aims to assist farmers on their agricultural activities to help improve their source of income. It would also teach them to farm other plants and crops aside from their usual farming crops. Mr. Najer Hadji Jalel, program coordinator from MARADECA facilitated the distribution of vegetables seeds composed of ampalaya, cucumber, eggplant and cabbage. “The…

PO’s get training on simple bookkeeping, recording

September 7, 2017 // Leave a Comment

Community organizations may now be more professional in handling finances and transactions after their finance officers were sent on a training on simple bookkeeping and recording. “Bookkeeping is important because you cannot keep everything in your head,” said Ms. Johana Ameroding, the finance staff at Maradeca Inc. “You can keep records of money coming in and out of a group project, and therefore prevent misuse of the money and avoid mistrust amongst group members,” she added. The MARADECA Sustainable Enterprise Development Program conducted the series of trainings on Simple Bookkeeping and Recording on September and October 2016 at the four…