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Province of South Cotabato

PPO Distributes Educational Materials on World Population Day

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato – In celebration of World Population Day today, the Provincial Population Office (PPO) distributed Social and Behavioral Change (SBCC) materials, also known as Information Education Campaign (IEC) materials, to the general public. This initiative aimed to provide the community with current and significant data on population issues and dynamics, fostering greater […]

South Cotabato Population Office Brings Essential Services to Remote Sitios in Tboli

“Pag-amuma sa GIDA” has brought the Provincial Government of South Cotabato, through the Provincial Population Office (PPO), to some of the most remote sitios in Barangay Salacafe, Tboli. After a journey of four to six hours on foot, the team reached Sitio Syombolol, Sitio Tahikong, and Sitio Blo, delivering crucial services to these underserved communities. […]

South Cotabato to Host 2024 MSME Expo this coming T’nalak Festival

The Provincial Government of South Cotabato, through the South Cotabato Economic and Investment Promotion Center, has announced the organization of the 2024 Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSME) Expo. The event is scheduled for July 12-13, 2024, at the EMR Convention Center in the City of Koronadal. The MSME Expo is being held in celebration of […]

Provincial Population Congress Celebrates Volunteer Contributions

The Provincial Government of South Cotabato, through its Provincial Population Office, hosted the 2024 Population Congress at the South Cotabato Gymnasium and Cultural Center. The event, themed “Putting People at the Center of Development,” honored the significant contributions of program partners and volunteers to various population programs. A total of 308 volunteers and partners from […]

DILG Endorses South Cotabato’s Gender and Development Budget Plan for FY 2025

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 12 has officially endorsed South Cotabato’s Gender and Development (GAD) budget plan for the fiscal year 2025. This endorsement marks a significant step forward in the province’s commitment to addressing gender issues and promoting gender-responsive governance. With 5% of South Cotabato’s budget allocated to GAD […]

Provincial Population of South Cotabato, Municipality of Sto. Niño and CPD XII Collaborate to Elevate Adolescent Health and Development

In a significant step towards improving adolescent health and development, Provincial Population of South Cotabato, Municipality of Sto. Niño, and the Commission on Population and Development – Regional Office XII (CPD XII) have formally entered into a Partnership Agreement on May 6, 2024. The agreement was signed at the Sto. Niño Covered Court, marking the […]

Mutya ng South Cotabato 2024: 18 Contenders Emerge for Silver Year Crown

In a big event, the South Cotabato Treasurer’s Office recently organized the screening of Mutya ng South Cotabato pageant, showcasing a breathtaking blend of elegance and poise. With bated breath, spectators witnessed as 35 exceptional women stepped into the limelight, each aiming to catch the discerning eyes of the Screening Committee and claim the prestigious […]

South Cotabato officially launched the 58th Foundation Anniversary and 25th T’nalak Festival

Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo, Jr. launched the much-anticipated 58th Foundation Anniversary and 25th T’nalak Festival in a grand ceremony that brought together officials, dignitaries, and the vibrant community of South Cotabato. The event, graced by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan led by Vice Governor Arthur Y. Pingoy, Jr., marked a significant milestone in the province’s history and […]

Population Office Takes Action Against Teenage Pregnancy: Community Engagement Initiatives Empower Young Parents

The Provincial Population Office, in collaboration with various program partners, recently spearheaded a proactive effort to promote population awareness and education through the organization of Usapang Buntis and Usapang Batang Ina Batang Ama (BIBA) in the barangays of Lamba, Banga, and Lumakil, Polomolok. The events saw active participation from members of the community, with 15 […]

SoCot’s Provincial Population Office Takes Charge in Organizing Civic-Military Parade and Float Competition for Grand Celebration of 58th Foundation Anniversary and 25th T’nalak Festival

South Cotabato province is gearing up for a spectacular celebration marking its 58th Foundation Anniversary and the 25th T’nalak Festival. Themed “CULTURAL BRILLIANCE: Weaving Traditions, Celebrating Legacies”, the festivities promise a vibrant showcase of the region’s rich cultural heritage. To kick off the jubilant occasion, the Provincial Population Office announced the commencement of the Civic-Military […]