Five cooperatives became recipients of the Provincial Livelihood Project Fund (PLPF) under the Provincial Cooperative Development Office (PCDO) with a total amount of P4.2 milion that was released by Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Thursday, June 1, 2017. The cooperatives are: Kooperatiba Naton MPC (Tigbauan) - P1 million; Pinili Development Cooperative (New Lucena) - P1 million; Metro Dumangas MPC (Dumangas) - P1 million; Lambunao Government Employees MPC (Lambunao) - P1 million; and Miag-ao Farmers & Vendors Consumers Coop (Miag-ao) - P200,000.
Coopreneurship Development Program
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. reiterates his administration's full support to the cooperative movement during the opening program for the Cooperative Month celebration at the Capitol lobby on Monday, October 10, 2016. Gov. Defensor cited the important role of the cooperatives in uplifting the lives of the people especially in the rural areas.