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Reaching Out to Remote Communities: South Cotabato’s Commitment to GIDA Services

After a grueling four to six-hour trek, the Provincial Government of South Cotabato, through the Provincial Population Office (PPO), successfully reached the remote sitios of Syombolol, Tahikong, and Blo. These sitios are among the farthest flung areas of barangay Salacafe in Tboli. This historic journey aimed to deliver crucial services and information to the residents […]

Excitement Builds for Mutya ng South Cotabato 2024

The Mutya ng South Cotabato pageant, a highlight of the T’nalak Festival, is back with great anticipation. This year’s competition features eighteen brilliant candidates from nine municipalities and one component city, along with four contenders from various regional offices and three representatives from the private sector. Like their predecessors, the 2024 candidates have undergone rigorous […]

Provincial Population Office Empowers Residents in Purok Malnog

The Provincial Population Office (PPO) is currently on a mission to empower the men and women of Purok Malnog, Barangay Magsaysay in Polomolok. This initiative is part of the larger Convergence Operations of South Cotabato, spearheaded by Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo, Jr. The PPO team is actively engaging with the residents of Purok Malnog, providing […]

Empowering Youth in Remote Areas

The Provincial Population Office (PPO) continues to make strides in promoting responsible adolescence and preventing teenage pregnancy, reaching out to another Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Area (GIDA). This latest initiative brought vital education to Datal Biao Integrated School in Sitio Datal Biao, Barangay Danlag, Tampakan, benefiting 22 adolescents (12 males and 10 females) through an […]

Provincial Population Office Conducts Various Activities for Mothers

The Provincial Population Office (PPO) is proud to announce the successful completion of a series of advocacy sessions aimed at empowering mothers and young parents across the province. Sixty (60) mothers have benefited from these initiatives, which included sessions such as “Usapang Buntis,” “Usapang Batang Ina,” “Batang Ama,” and the “RPFP-Mother’s Class.” /*! elementor – […]

Changes to Assessment Transactions in South Cotabato Set for April Implementation

The Provincial Assessor’s Office of South Cotabato is pleased to announce a significant update to its assessment procedures, effective April 16, 2024. To better serve valued clients and real property owners, all assessment transactions—including assessments, re-assessments, transfers, subdivisions, and consolidations—will now be processed directly at the municipalities where the respective properties are situated. This strategic […]

South Cotabato Provincial Treasurer’s Office Celebrates Fiscal Achievements in 2023

South Cotabato’s Provincial Treasurer’s Office has unveiled its fiscal report for the fiscal year 2023, showcasing impressive financial growth and effective fiscal management. The province experienced significant increases in tax and non-tax revenues, surpassing estimated targets and solidifying South Cotabato’s reputation as a model of fiscal responsibility. Tax revenues across various categories saw a notable […]

South Cotabato’s Fertility Rate shows remarkable decrease

Fertility rate in South Cotabato shows remarkable decrease, this was announced by the Provincial Population Office during the Monday Flag Ceremony Program held earlier. Provincial Population Office Officer-in-Charge, Melanie Chiva said, there was a decline in the fertility rate within the SOCCSKSARGEN Region, including the province of South Cotabato. Based on the survey conducted by […]