Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. distributed checks to three farmers associations that are beneficiaries of the livelihood component (I REAP) of the Philippine Rural Development Project (PRDP) on Thursday, July 27, 2017. The beneficiaries are: Barangay Matag-ub Sitio Kinambud Farmers Association for their piglet production and marketing enterprise in in Brgy. Matag-ub, Janiuay (P185,640), Inagdangan Norte and Sur Farmers Association for their goat production in Brgy. Inagdangan Norte and Sur, Zarraga (P462,100), and Iloco Farmers Association for their swine fattening project in Sitio Iloco, Poblacion, San Rafael (P309,100). The checks are from the Loan Proceeds (World Bank) and the counterpart funds from the Government of the Philippines / Dept of Agriculture and from the Iloilo Province. In photo are the officers of Barangay Matag-ub Sitio Kinambud Farmers Association receiving their check from Gov. Defensor.