In an aim to capacitate People’s Organizations on necessary skills and knowledge on program implementation, the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) Southern Mindanao Region conducted Pre-Implementation Training on August 2, 2016 at Brgy.Hall of Sapu Masla, Malapatan in Sarangani Province.
The activity facilitated by regional staff of BDA Southmin presented and discussed to the participants about procurement process, standard on quality materials and detailed engineering design.
They were Jamil Udda and Sarah G. Palon both community organizers; Raida Diahing, rural infrastructure engineer and Abdul Moib Macaludos, monitoring evaluation officer.
Brgy. Sapu Masla is a recipient of a water system project under the program dubbed as Program Partnership Agreement (PPA) Solidarity.
The program is implemented in selected mixed or tri-people communities across the six regional offices of BDA. It conceptualized in line with the inclusive approach of the program.
Also in the activity were other stakeholders of the project like the local government unit (LGU), project technical team, among others.
Brgy. Captain Moner T. Calulong stated that “BDA can respond to a need of the people and we can even visualize the result after this training”.
Accordingly, he believes that more good things will happen for the benefits of the community.
“We should thank BDA for all the support”, Calulong ended.
Pre-implementation meeting is conducted to provide better understanding of each stakeholder in the implementation of the project.
PPA Solidarity implemented by BDA in partnership with Mindanao Land Foundation as trust fund recipient (TFR), is part of the expanded support of the Mindanao Trust Fund (MTF), a fund facility administered by the World Bank.
It is supported by various donors such as the European Union, the Swedish International Development Agency, the Australian Embassy Philippines, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development of Canada, the United States Agency for International Development, the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and the World Bank.